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Schedule

9.30 – 10 Registration

(Martin Segal Theater, coffee available across the hall)

10 – 11.30 Workshops

    1. Academic Publishing (C202)
    Address issues of scholarly research and publication and the ways digital distribution of academic content affects the politics of knowledge access.
    Facilitator: Marcos Wasem
    Provocateurs: John Willinsky, Nick Carbone, Ron Musto, and Eileen Gardiner

    2. Academic Authority (C201)
    Explore the implications for tenure and promotion of the rise of digital scholarship and pedagogy.
    Facilitator: Michael Mandiberg
    Provocateurs: Stephen Duncombe, Cheryl Ball, and David Greetham

    3. New Platforms (Martin Segal Theater)
    Discuss how scholars can be involved in the development of new digital platforms and tools as well as how they can utilize new platforms.
    Facilitator: Pennee Bender
    Provocateurs: Joe Bisz, Avi Santo, Ben Vershbow, and Tom Scheinfeldt

    4. Pedagogy (C197)
    Consider the ways in which digital technologies are altering the nature of the classroom experience.
    Facilitator: Matthew K. Gold
    Provocateurs: George Otte, Mikhail Gershovich, and Joe Ugoretz

11.30 – 12 Report Back

(Martin Segal Theater)

12 – 1.30 Lunch

(on your own)

1.30 – 3 Panel: A Digital Future?
[see video]

(Martin Segal Theater)
Scholars, technologists, publishers and activists describe their digital projects and the potentially transformative impact of their work locally, nationally, and internationally.
Moderator: Josh Brown
Josh Greenberg, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Phil Pochoda, and Ana Laura Martinez

3.30 – 5 Roundtable: What’s Next?
[see video]

(Martin Segal Theater)
Digital theorists, publishers, scholars and funders offer summary thoughts about academic authority, digital scholarship and pedagogy, and digital technology’s potential for broader social and cultural transformations.
Interlocuter, Steve Brier
Cheryl Ball, Bob Stein, Clifford Lynch, Brett Bobley, and Trebor Scholz

5.15 – 6.15 Reception/digital demos

(Skylight Room, 9th floor)
Wine and appetizers

6.30 Keynote
[see video]

(Elebash Recital Hall)
Siva Vaidhyanathan, Associate Professor of Media Studies and Law at the University of Virginia
“The Classroom is Sacred”: Digitization Without Commercialization
How can emerging digital technologies be best used for the improvement of teaching, research, and learning without giving in to either commercial pressures or reductive arguments about efficiency or cost savings?
Siva Vaidhyanathan is the author of Rewiring the Nation: The Place of Technology in American Studies, The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System, and Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How It Threatens Creativity.

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