TecHistory Registration Now Open!
TecHistory will be held at Marist College on Friday, March 21! Register Now!
Southeastern, in partnership with GHHN, is pleased to present a variety of presentations on Digital Humanities, Wikipedia, and an overview of the new exhibits at the FDR Museum and Libaaries, and our very own HRVH. Registration information for the day-long conference is now up at the GHHN site: http://www.greaterhudson.org/2014-annual-conference.html
The Conference will be held on Friday, March 21, 9am - 5pm at the Marist College Student Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Here is a brief overview of the sessions and break-out presentations, details on each session will be available soon.
Keynote: Tom Scheinfeldt, Producer, Found History and Associate Professor of Digital Media and Design and Director of Digital Humanities in the Digital Media Center at the University of Connecticut.
Session One, A: "A New Deal for a New Generation: Creating a 21st Century Exhibit on 20th Century History." Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library. Sarah Malcolm, Archivist and Katherine Sardino, Museum Technician.
Session One, B: "Hudson River Valley Heritage." Jennifer Palmentiero, Digital Services Librarian, SENYLRC.
Session One, C: "The Cube and Somers Historical Society and FDR/Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Museum." Eileen McAdams, Sound & Story Project of the Hudson Valley.
Session Two, A: "Citizen Cartography at the New York Public Library." New York Public Library; Map Division, Mishka Vance, Library Technical Assistant/GIS Specialist.
Session Two, B: "Unpacked & Rediscovered: Selections from Washington's Headquarters' Collection." Elyse Goldberg, Site Manager and curators Ronna Dixson and Amanda Massie.
Session Two, C: "The Cube - Nyack and Hudson River Maritime Museum." Eileen McAdams, Sound & Story Project of the Hudson Valley.
Session Three, A: "Kingston’s Bluestone Survey Project." Jack Braunlein, Preservation Specialist for) the City of Kingston.
Session Three, B: "Wikipedia." Dorothy Howard, Metropolitan New York Library Council, Dorothy Howard, Wikipedian-in-Residence.
Session Three, C: "The Cube - New Rochelle." Eileen McAdams, Sound & Story Project of the Hudson Valley.
Funding for this conference is made possible through a National Leadership Grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Southeastern NY Library Resources Council.
Registration page: http://www.greaterhudson.org/2014-annual-conference.html
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