The University Record, September 11, 2000

‘The Electronic Humanist’ lecture series begins Sept. 19

Sponsored by the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, the President’s Information Revolution Commission and the Institute for the Humanities, “The Electronic Humanist” series begins Sept. 19 and includes six free, public lectures.

  • “Producing Scholarship in the Electronic Age: The Journal and the Monograph,” John D’Arms, American Council of Learned Societies, noon Sept. 19, East Study Lounge, Rackham Bldg.

  • “Electronic Mapping for Humanists,” Susan Alcock, associate professor of classical archaeology and classics and assistant research scientist, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; Grant Parker, assistant professor/postdoctoral fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows; Michael Bonner, director, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, associate professor of Islamic history and of history; and Karl Longstreth, head, Map Library, and director, China Data Center, International Institute, noon Sept. 26, Rackham Amphitheater.

  • “Who Moved My Context?” Bryan Rogers, dean, School of Art and Design, noon Oct. 3, Rackham Amphitheater.

  • “The Electronic Professor: Who Owns Lectures on the Net,” Susan Kornfield, Bodman, Longley and Dahling L.L.P.

  • “The Digital Age and the Humanities,” John Evans, Evans Telecommunications Co., noon Oct. 19, East Study Lounge, Rackham Bldg.

  • “The Work of the Humanist in the Age of Electronic Reproduction,” Jerome McGann, Department of English, University of Virginia, 4 p.m. Nov. 16, East Study Lounge, Rackham Bldg.

    For more information, call the Institute for the Humanities, (734) 936-3518.