Presentations

Conference Presentations: Peer-Reviewed

Digital Humanities 2014, July 9-11, 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland. “Making Digital Humanities Work.” Co-presentation with Trevor Muñoz, University of Maryland.

Digital Library Federation, November 4-6, 2013, Austin, TX. “Past the First Bend in the Road: Reflections on Digital Scholarship Programs from Five Institutions.” Roundtable presentation with Trevor Muñoz, University of Maryland, Andrew Ashton, Brown University Library, Elizabeth McAulay, University of California, Los Angeles Library, Devin Becker, University of Idaho Library, Annie Gaines, University of Idaho Library, Allen Tullos, Emory University.

Southern Historical Association, November 3, 2013, St. Louis, MO. “Digital Innovations in Southern History.” Round-table with Robert Nelson, University of Richmond, Richard Marciano, University of North Carolina, and Simon Appleford, Clemson University.

Digital Humanities 2011, June 19-22, 2011, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. “Supporting Scientific Discoveries to Answer Art Authorship Related Questions Across Diverse Disciplines and Geographically Distributed Resources”: Paper Presentation. Co-authored with: Peter Bajcsy, Rob Kooper, Luigi Marini, Tenzing Shaw, Anne D. Hedeman, Robert Markley, Michael Simeone, Natalie Hanson, and Simon Appleford of the University of Illinois; Peter Ainsworth and Michael Meredith, University of Sheffield (UK); Dean Rehberger, Justine  Richardson, Matthew Geimer, and Steve M. Cohen, Michigan State University. (Digital Humanities 2011: Digging into Image Data presentation)

Southeastern CONTENTdm Users Group 2011 Conference, May 12-13, 2011, Charleston, South Carolina. “Digital Humanities-Library Partnerships: Research Collaborations for Innovative Scholarship”: Paper Presentation. (Southeast Content DM Users Meeting: Digital Humanities Library Partnerships Presentation)

Access to the Grid: Interfacing the Grid with Humanities Technologies, July 5, 2010, King’s College London. “What’s So Great about the Virtual? Strategies and Challenges for “All-Virtual” HASS Conferences.” Co-Presentation with Simon Appleford, University of Illinois. (Access to the Grid: What’s So Great Presentation)

Third International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry, May 4, 2007, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  “Chasing Objectivity: Sport, Auto-ethnography, and Indian Mascots.”

Committee on Institutional Cooperation, American Indian Studies Consortium, Seventh Annual Graduate Conference, April 21, 2006, Indiana University. “Educating the Public: Sports Mascots, History, and Racial Ideology.”

The Association for Cultural Studies, Fifth Annual Conference: Crossroads in Cultural Studies, June 26, 2004, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Educating the Public: Sports Mascots, History, and Racial Ideology.”

Capitalizing on Sport: America, Democracy, and Everyday Life. Conference sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society, March 14, 2003. “Native American Mascots and American Historiography.”

North American Society for Sport History, May 2002, French Lick, IN. “Red Card: the Role of Native Americans as Sports Mascots: A Case Study of Miami University.”

Conference Presentations: Invited

Digital Humanities 2012, July 16-22, 2012, Hamburg, Germany. “Digital Humanities Training Initiatives”: Invited Short Presentation as part of larger panel on Digital Humanities Training. Co-presentation with Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland Libraries.

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2012, June 5-8, 2012, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. “Digital Humanities Winter Institute: Training for the Next Generation of Scholars”: Invited Short Presentation.

Southeastern CONTENTdm Users Group 2011 Conference, May 12-13, 2011, Charleston, South Carolina. “Digital Humanities-Library Partnerships: Research Collaborations for Innovative Scholarship”: Invited Short Presentation.

Capitalizing on Sport: America, Democracy, and Everyday Life. Conference sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society, March 14, 2003. “Native American Mascots and American Historiography”: Invited Short Presentation.
Poster PresentationsDigital Humanities 2013, July 16-19, 2013, Lincoln, Nebraska. “Making the Digital Humanities More Open”: Modeling Digital Humanities for a Wider Audience”: Poster Presentation. Co-authored with: George Williams, University of South Carolina Upstate, James Smith, Amanda Visconti, University of Maryland, and Cory Bohon, independent programmer.Microsoft Research eScience Workshop, October 11, 2010, Berkeley, California. “Supporting Scientific Discoveries to Answer Art Authorship Related Questions Across Diverse Disciplines and Geographically Distributed Resources”: Poster Presentation. Co-authored with: Peter Bajcsy, Rob Kooper, Luigi Marini, Tenzing Shaw, Anne D. Hedeman, Robert Markley, Michael Simeone, and Natalie Hanson of the University of Illinois.

Workshop Presentations: Peer-Reviewed

Digital Humanities 2013, July 16-19, 2013, Lincoln, Nebraska. “Intro to Grant Writing Workshop“. Co-taught with Simon Appleford, Clemson University.

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2013, June 6-10, 2013, University of Victoria, British Columbia. Large Project Planning and Development.

NITLE Seminar, Developing Digital Humanities Projects, May 2, 2013, online. Co-taught with Simon Appleford, Clemson University.

Lectures: Invited

Introduction to Digital Humanities.” University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, April 30, 2014.

“Getting your Research Done: Developing Digital Humanities Projects and Initiatives.” Bowling Green State University, May 17, 2013.

“Dollars for Innovation: Identifying, Writing, and Winning Humanities Grants.” Bowling Green State University, May 17, 2013.

“Digital Humanities at the Crossroads: Conflicts, Resources, and Audience.” Clemson University Cyber Institute, Clemson University, April 5, 2013.

“An American Spectacle: Collegiate Mascots and the Performance of Tradition.” The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Maryland, October 4, 2012.

Co-Presentation with Assistant Dean of the Libraries Trevor Muñoz and Assistant Director Travis Brown: “Digital Humanities: Transforming Research Agendas.” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C., April 25, 2012.

“Digital Humanities 101: Transforming Research Agendas.” University of Maryland Department of Communication, March 30, 2012.

Co-Public Lecture with Assistant Dean of the Libraries Trevor Muñoz: “Practical Strategies for iSchool-Digital Humanities Development.” University of Maryland iSchool. University of Maryland, February 21, 2012.

“Practical Strategies for Digital Humanities Development: 10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before I Began Digital Humanities Research,” Digital Dialogue Series, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland, October 18, 2011. Video, Audio, and Slides Available from: http://mith.umd.edu/podcast/?podcast=116

“Technologies for the Slavery at the University of South Carolina Project,” History 497F: Slavery and the Origins of the University of South Carolina. University of South Carolina, September 28, 2010.

“Introduction to Digital Tools for Literary Study,” English 700: Introduction to Graduate Studies in English. University of South Carolina, September 27, 2010.

“Introduction to Digital Tools for Oral History,” History 700: Oral History. University of South Carolina, September 14, 2010.

“Intersecting Athletics: The Branding and Cultural Meaning of Mascots,” Advertising 590: Sport, Culture, and Advertising. University of Illinois, April 17, 2008.

“The Great White City”: Race, Space, and Otherness at Chicago’s Columbian Exposition,” History 273: Illinois History. University of Illinois, September 26, 2007.

“Consuming (Native American) Mascots in Popular Culture,” Advertising 590: Sport, Culture, and Advertising. University of Illinois, April 19, 2007.

“Dr. King and the Complexities of Race,” History 276: African American History Since 1877. University of Illinois, April 5, 2007.

Co-Guest Lecture with Troy Smith, University of Illinois entitled: “The Minnesota Uprising,” History 278: Native Americans Since 1850. University of Illinois, February 6, 2007.

“Johnson v M’Intosh,” History 277: Native Americans to 1850. University of Illinois, November 28, 2006.

“Vietnam,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, July 26, 2004.

“Populism and Protest,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, June 21, 2004.

“Racializing Sports Mascots,” African-American History 298: “If I Could Be Like Mike: Sports and American Race Relations”. University of Illinois, April 15, 2002 and October 28, 2003.

“The Cultural World of the Roaring Twenties,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, October 22, 2002.

“Native Americans, Race, and Sports Mascots,” University High School, Champaign Public School District, Champaign, Illinois. February 18, 2004.

“The Racialized World of the 1920s,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, March 9, 2004.

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