Emerging Fields of Study

New Research, Environments, and Credentials

CLIR 2008 Sponsors’ Symposium

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Cosmos Club

Warne Lounge Ballroom

2121 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.

8:45-9:30                   Check-in and continental breakfast

9:30-9:40                   Welcoming remarks, Charles Henry

9:40-10:30                “Manuscript Forensics: DNA and the Study of Medieval Parchment,” Timothy Stinson, Assistant Professor, Department of English, North Carolina State University

10:30-10:45              Break

10:45-11:30              “Americas: Breaking the Silos of North, Central, and South,” Geneva Henry, Executive Director, Center for Digital Scholarship, Rice University

11:30-12:15              Questions and discussion

12:15-1:15                Lunch

1:15-2:00                   “Duke Visual Studies at the Interface of the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences,” Hans Van Miegroet, Professor and Chair, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Duke University

2:00-2:45                 “The Future of Digital Scholarship: A Look at Environments and Education,” Connie Moon Sehat, Director, Digital Scholarship Initiatives, Emory University General Libraries

2:45-3:15                 Questions and discussion

3:15-3:30                 Concluding remarks, Charles Henry