20th Anniversary Conference Schedule

Day 1: Friday, November 14

8.30am BREAKFAST Provided
Merten Hall Foyer

9.00-9.15am Opening: Provost & Stephen Robertson
Merten Hall 1201

9.15-9.45am Planning Session — propose topics for working with RRCHNM’s past and present topics (online proposals open one week before the conference)
Merten Hall 1201

9.45-10.15am Lightning Histories / Reminiscences
Merten Hall 1201

 10.15-10.30am BREAK

10.30-12.00pm First Workshop Sessions
Merten Hall 1201, 1202, 1203

12.00-1.00pm LUNCH Provided
Merten Hall Foyer

12.15-12.45pm Tour of RRCHNM (10 minute walk from Merten Hall)

1.00-1.30pm Workshop check-in / iteration
Merten Hall 1201

1.30-3.00pm Second Workshop Sessions
Merten Hall 1201, 1202, 1203, 3300

3.00-3.15pm BREAK

3.15-4.30pm Third Workshop Sessions
Merten Hall 1201, 1202, 1203, 3300

4.30-4.45pm Final check-in & debrief
(Voting for the prize for the best RRCHNM history opens)
Merten Hall 1201

 5.00-7.30pm RECEPTION
Mason Global Center (former Mason Inn), Global Salon A

 

Day 2: Saturday, November 15

8.30am BREAKFAST provided
Merten Hall Foyer

9.00-9.15am Opening: Dean & Stephen Robertson
Merten Hall 1201

9.15-10.30am The Future of Digital Humanities Centers – Edward Ayers, Brett Bobley, Bethany Nowviskie, Stephen Robertson & 30 minutes Q&A
Merten Hall 1201

10.30-10.45am Breakout planning
Merten Hall 1201

10.45-11.00am BREAK

11.00-12.00 Breakout Sessions
(GMU graduate students will record the discussions and summaries will be published on the RRCHNM blog)
Merten Hall 1200, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204

 12.00-1.00pm LUNCH provided
Merten Hall Foyer

12.15-12.45pm Tour of RRCHNM (10 minute walk from Merten Hall)

1.00-2.15pm The Future of Digital History – Tim Hitchcock, William Thomas, Kathryn Tomasek, Spencer Roberts & 30 minutes Q&A
Merten Hall 1201

2.15-2.30pm Breakout Planning

2.30-2.45pm BREAK

2.45-3.45pm Breakout Sessions
(GMU graduate students will record the discussions and summaries will be published on the RRCHNM blog)
Merten Hall 1200, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204

3.45-4.00 Closing
(Announcement of winners of the prize for the best RRCHNM history)
Merten Hall 1201