Dr. Miriam Posner to visit TAMU September 17

  • Posted on: 10 September 2014
  • By: admin

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media and Culture and the University Libraries are proud to sponsor a visit by Dr. Miriam Posner, on Wednesday, September 17.

Please join us for two public events:

Liberal Arts and Humanities (LAAH) Building, Room 326
The Digital Humanities Working Group will host an informal discussion with Dr. Posner, focused on alternative academic careers in digital humanities.

Liberal Arts and Humanities (LAAH) Building, Room 453
Dr. Posner will deliver a talk on "A Thousand Little Failures (And Some Successes, Too): Lessons on DH Community-Building from a Big Public U."

Dr. Posner holds a Ph.D. in Film Studies and American Studies from Yale University; she is the Digital Humanities program coordinator and a member of the core DH faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests include the conjunction of digital humanities and the academic library; and the history of technology, particularly the history of medical imaging. She explores the latter in Depth Perception: Narrative and the Body in American Medical Filmmaking, her forthcoming book from the University of North Carolina Press. Dr. Posner previously held a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Emory University Library's Digital Scholarship Commons. She maintains a highly influential blog at miriamposner.com/blog.

Please contact Sarah Potvin (spotvin at library dot tamu dot edu) and Maura Ives (m-ives at tamu dot edu) with any questions about Dr. Posner's visit.