Sept. 29, 2016: Digital Scholarship Symposium

Digital Scholarship Symposium 2016

Plan to join us for this year‘s symposium on digital scholarship and learning, slated for Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Marquette University‘s Raynor Memorial Libraries.

  • Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
  • Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Raynor Library, Beaumier Suites B/C
  • >> RSVP Now


Keynote Speakers

Sharon Leon photo

Dr. Sharon Leon, Director of Public Projects, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, Associate Professor of History, George Mason University; 2016-17 AMUW Women‘s Chair in Humanistic Studies, Marquette University

Bethany Nowviskie photo

Dr. Bethany Nowviskie, Director of the Digital Library Federation; Research Associate Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of English, University of Virginia
>> View Dr. Nowviskie's bio




8:30-9:00 a.m.

Registration and coffee

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Welcome: Janice Welburn, Dean, University Libraries

Introductory remarks: Dr. Gary Meyer, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Marquette University

9:15-10:00 a.m.

Keynote: Dr. Bethany Nowviskie, "Alternate Futures, Usable Pasts"

10:00-10:45 a.m.

Keynote: Dr. Sharon Leon, "Reading between the Lines: Inquiry-Driven Digital Scholarly Infrastructure"

10:45-11:00 a.m.


11:00-11:45 a.m.

Faculty Panel Discussion: Tools and Technologies for Digital Scholarship

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided by the Libraries)

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Breakout Session

2:00-2:30 p.m.





Plan to Attend

  • Who should attend? The symposium will be of particular interest to faculty, graduate students, and librarians but is open to and the entire Marquette community.
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: Registration is required.   >> RSVP Now
  • Questions? Contact Elisa Coghlan, or (414) 288-7068.



  • Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • The Department of History
  • The Digital Scholarship Work Group
  • The University Library Board

View other upcoming events at Raynor Memorial Libraries.