Open Access Week 2013 is Oct. 21-25!
The University Libraries have invited Katherine Rowe, Professor of English at Bryn Mawr College, to talk about a current digital humanities project - details below. Please join us on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 2 PM in Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library. After the talk, there will be a reception in Mann Assembly Room.
Title: "A Walking Guide to Virtual Shakespeare."
Description: When scholars design virtual environments, they use a distinctive motor rhetoric - walking. Prof. Rowe will explore the rhetoric of scholarly walking in the context of a small set of virtual Shakespearean locales online.
Bio: Katherine Rowe (Ph.D., Harvard) teaches and writes about literature and media change. Trained as a Shakespeare scholar, she turned her attention to questions of media history and adaptation. Her courses explore the history of reading, writing and performance, from the Renaissance to the digital age. She is also Bryn Mawr College liaison to the Tri-Co Digital Humanities Center. Prof. Rowe is cofounder of Luminary Digital Media, a small commercial publisher of next-generation mobile reading experiences, including Shakespeare’s The Tempest for iPad.