Lisa Spiro

Invited Speaker

Title of talk: Analyzing, Creating and Sharing: Learning in (and through) the Digital Humanities

Time and Location: Oct. 2nd, 6:30 p.m., Tillotson Room

Biography: With the liberal arts community to explore emerging educational technologies and develop collaborative approaches to integrating learning, scholarship and technology. She has contributed essays to Debates in the Digital Humanities, #alt-academy: Alternate Academic Careers for Humanities Scholars, Collaborative Approaches to the Digital in English Studies, and Digital Humanities Pedagogy (under review). She edits the Digital Research Tools (DiRT) wiki and authors the Digital Scholarship in the Humanities blog. Before coming to NITLE, Lisa directed the Digital Media Center at Rice University’s Fondren Library, where she oversaw the campus’ central multimedia lab, led workshops on topics such as digital storytelling and digital research tools, and contributed to digital library projects. Lisa serves on the Executive Council of the Association for Computers and the Humanities and the Program Committee for the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, and she was a member of the Horizon Project Advisory Board from 2009-2011.