Washington DC Area Forum on Technology and the Humanities

Co-sponsored by the Center for History & New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University and the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS) at Georgetown, these periodic forums will explore important issues in humanities computing and provide an opportunity for DC area scholars interested the uses of new technology in the humanities to meet and get acquainted.

Our first forum will consider “XML and the Humanities: Possibilities and Limitations.” The three panelists will be Daniel Cohen, CHNM; Eddie Maloney, CNDLS; and Will Thomas, Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia.

We will meet at George Mason University’s Johnson Center, Assembly Room D, on Thursday, October 17, 2002 from 4:30-6:30 PM.

There will be a dinner after the forum in Pohick Module. The cost for the dinner (Thai food) will be $10. Please RSVP for dinner by 10 October to jsafley@gmu.edu

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