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Tuesday April 30, 8:30–5:00 (Ryerson U, LIB405)


8:30: Coffee and Registration, Marion Grant 

9:00: Welcome:  Jane Schmidt, Associate Chief Librarian

9:05: Introduction of Keynote:  Lorraine Janzen Kooistra


Keynote: Dr. Susan Brown, CRC in Collaborative Digital Scholarship, U Guelph

Provisionally Categorical: Feminist Literary History and Digital Humanities


10:15: Coffee 


10:30: Queering Bodies of Information

Chair: Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

Launching Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada

Constance Crompton and Michelle Schwartz (Pls) with Ewan Matthews, Pascale Dangoisse, Candice Lipski, and Nadine Boulay

Launching Yellow Nineties 2.0 Lightning Round

Lorraine Janzen Kooistra (PI): Visualizing the Unmarked

+Reg Beatty (Designer)

Alison Hedley (Editor): Accessing Linked Biographical Data with the Yellow Ninieties Personography

+MJ Suhonos (Collaborator)

Jason Boyd (PI): Queering DH and Life Writing with The Texting Wilde Project

11:45: Digital Collaborations: Research by CDH Student Fellows

Chair: Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

John Connolly: A New Dialogue: The Poetics of Artificial Intelligence

Mary Grant: Y90s Print and Performance: The Ellen Terry Project

Victoria Maxwell-Turanski: The Savoy Project: Marking up Images for Accessible Use

Alexandra Pospisil: From 1.0 to 2.0: Bringing 19th-century Lives into 2019


12:15: Catered Lunch (LIB405)

Book Table for purchasing copies of Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities, eds. Elizabeth Losh and Jacqueline Wernimont, University of Minnesota Press, 2018.


1:00: Working at the Intersection of the Material and the Digital

Two alternating 15 minute tours

1:15: a) Special Collections and Archives (LIB404) with Curtis Sussar, Archivist 

          b) Centre for Digital Humanities (LIB407) with Reg Beatty, Project Manager 


1:30: Diversity and (Virtual) Childhood

Chair: Fangmin Wang

Naomi Hamer with Serena Rice, Alessia Dickson, and Adia Nesbeth:

ENG 810: Curating Digital Padlets on Childhood and the City

Andrew O’Malley:  A Crisis of Innocence: Comic Books and Children’s Culture

Sally Wilson:  Remembering the Real Winnie: Bringing a Small Archival Collection to Life on the Web


2:30: (Racialized) Bodies of Knowledge & Digital Story-Telling

Chair: Jason Boyd

Hyacinth Simpson: Using Poetry to Foster Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning: The Gardening in the Tropics Digital Humanities Project

Anne-Marie Singh and Mandi Arlain: Documenting Racialized and Indigenous Contributions: The Criminal Justice Firsts Project


3:30: Coffee


3:45: Post Print Pedagogy and the Accessible Classroom

Chair: Michelle Schwartz 

Wendy Freeman: The Faces of Post-Print Pedagogy

Ann Ludbrook: Creating an open Digital Citizenship Toolkit: Improving Digital Literacy

Matthew Wells with Eboni-Rai Mullings and Adia Nesbeth: Gamifying Fiction with Inform 7


4:45: Wrap-up and Closing:  Jason Boyd

5:00: Celebratory Meet Up: The Queen and Beaver (35 Elm Street)