Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 18/Oct/2018
9:30am
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12:00pm
Pre-Conference 1: Encoding for Black Lives
Location: Room 3140, Martin Hall (EGR)
Chair: Dr. Jessica H. Lu, University of Maryland, College Park
9:30am
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12:30pm
Pre-Conference 2: UMBRA Search and the Future of Black National Digital Platforms (by invitation only)
Location: Maryland Room, Marie Mount Hall (MMH)
Chair: Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland
1:00pm
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4:00pm
Pre-Conference 3: Administrator’s Forum on Supporting Black DH Work in the Academy (by invitation only)
Location: Maryland Room, Marie Mount Hall (MMH)
Chair: Dr. Marisa Parham, Amherst College
2:00pm
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5:00pm
Pre-Conference 4: QSR NVivo Training for Humanities Research
Location: Room 3140, Martin Hall (EGR)
Chair: Kevin Winstead, University of Maryland
Chair: Melissa Brown, University of Maryland
Date: Friday, 19/Oct/2018
8:00am
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9:00am
Breakfast (provided)
Location: Ballroom B, Riggs Alumni Center
8:00am
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5:00pm
Registration
Location: Wasmer Rotunda, Riggs Alumni Center
9:00am
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9:30am
Opening Session: featuring Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill, Dr. Catherine Knight Steele, and special acknowledgment of Dianne Harris, Senior Program Officer at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Location: Ballroom A/B, Riggs Alumni Center
10:00am
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11:15am
FR1A: Expanding the Narrative: Intersections of Black Studies and Digital Humanities
Location: Alumni-Association International (AAI) Conference Room, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Tahirah Akbar-Williams, University of Maryland
FR1B: Mapping Black Histories and Anti-Racist Futures
Location: Robert J. and Mary Charlotte Chaney Library, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Chandra Reyna, University of Maryland
FR1C: Documenting Black Social Worlds
Location: Crist Executive Boardroom, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Hazim Abdullah-Smith, University of Maryland, College Park
FR1D: Black Archives without Archivists, Black Curation without Curators: An Intra-Historical Conversation
Location: Ballroom A, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland
FR1E: Always At Work: Black Women Online
Location: Ballroom C, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Melissa Brown, University of Maryland
11:30am
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12:45pm
FR2A: FIRE and Freedom: Bringing #AADHum into the Undergraduate Classroom
Location: Alumni-Association International (AAI) Conference Room, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Dr. Jessica H. Lu, University of Maryland, College Park
FR2B: Histories Untold
Location: Robert J. and Mary Charlotte Chaney Library, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Asiah Gayfield, University of Maryland
FR2C: Curation, Collection, and Community in Archives of Black Life
Location: Crist Executive Boardroom, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Purdom Lindblad, University of Maryland
FR2D: A Black. Digital. Future.
Location: Ballroom A, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Will Thomas, University of Maryland
 
1:00pm
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2:30pm
Friday Lunch (provided)
Location: Ballroom B, Riggs Alumni Center
2:30pm
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3:45pm
FR3A: (Re)Building a Black Digital Classroom
Location: Alumni-Association International (AAI) Conference Room, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Dr. Daryle Williams, University of Maryland
FR3B: Speaking of Place: Adding New Oral Histories to the Lakeland Digital Archive
Location: Robert J. and Mary Charlotte Chaney Library, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland
FR3C: Digital Life and Death
Location: Crist Executive Boardroom, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Dr. Damien Pfister, University of Maryland
FR3D: Decolonizing Colonial Documents: Translating A Colony in Crisis into Kreyòl
Location: Ballroom A, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Will Thomas, University of Maryland
FR3E: Black Technophiles and Platform Creativity
Location: Ballroom C, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Chandra Reyna, University of Maryland
4:00pm
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5:15pm
FR4A: Reconstructing Digital Humanities Pedagogies
Location: Alumni-Association International (AAI) Conference Room, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Will Thomas, University of Maryland
FR4B: Atlantic African Diaspora History as Digital Diaspora
Location: Robert J. and Mary Charlotte Chaney Library, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland
FR4C: “On the Radio”: The Digital Life of African American Audio from Broadcasts to Podcasts
Location: Crist Executive Boardroom, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Dr. Jessica H. Lu, University of Maryland, College Park
FR4D: The Resistance Will Be Digitized
Location: Ballroom A, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Kevin Winstead, University of Maryland
FR4E: Inscrutable Blackness: Black Feminist Interventions into the Epistemology of Blackness
Location: Ballroom C, Riggs Alumni Center
Chair: Melissa Brown, University of Maryland
5:30pm
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7:30pm
Reception
Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (CSPAC)
8:00pm
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10:30pm
Performance: Stew and the Negro Problem: Notes of A Native Song
Location: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (CSPAC)
Date: Saturday, 20/Oct/2018
8:00am
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9:00am
Breakfast (provided)
Location: 0294 Sculpture Lounge, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
8:00am
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4:30pm
Registration
Location: Room 1230 & 1232, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
9:00am
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10:30am
Keynote: A Conversation, featuring Dr. André Brock and Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, moderated by Dr. Jovonne Bickerstaff
Location: Room 0202, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
10:45am
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12:00pm
SAT1A: Black Bodies and Digital Performance Online
Location: Room 0215, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Asiah Gayfield, University of Maryland
SAT1B: Artist Conversation: Art: Luxury or Necessity?
Location: Room 1309, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
SAT1C: Critical Knowledge Production Through Black Digital Humanities
Location: Room 1215, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland
SAT1D: Reckoning with Anti-Black Violence
Location: Room 1202, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Victor Bramble, University of Maryland
SAT1E: This Code Cracks: A #BlackCodeStudies Roundtable
Location: Room 1224, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Dr. Catherine Knight Steele, University of Maryland
   
12:00pm
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1:00pm
Saturday Lunch (provided)
Location: 0294 Sculpture Lounge, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
1:00pm
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1:35pm
A: Digital Posters
Location: Media Share Room 2309, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 1A: Crafting Necessary (Digital) Spaces to Explore Rhetoric, Black History and Civic Transformation
Location: Room 1204, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 2A: Audiovisuality and the Senses: Black Feminist Film Critique through Video Essays
Location: Room 1206, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 3A: African American Digital Art Libraries: An Introduction to ART
Location: Room 1208, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 4A: Coded000000
Location: Room 1210, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 5A: Synergizing Du Bois, Harlem and MLK: How Community-Based Digital Technologies Can Teach African American History and Culture
Location: Room 1212, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 6A: Alice Reads: The Reading History of an Early 20th Century Bibliophile
Location: Room 1230, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
1:40pm
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2:15pm
B: Digital Posters
Location: Media Share Room 2309, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 1B: Mapping Segregation in Washington DC
Location: Room 1204, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 2B: The Early Caribbean Digital Archive and Metadata of the Black Atlantic
Location: Room 1206, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 3B: An African American Artifactual Journey Mobile App
Location: Room 1208, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 4B: A New Sermon on the Warpland: Intentionally Black Digital Poetics
Location: Room 1210, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Demo 5B: The SNCC Digital Gateway: Learn from the Past, Organize for the Future
Location: Room 1212, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
 
2:30pm
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3:45pm
SAT3A: From Black Organizing Legacies to Black Liberatory Futures
Location: Room 0215, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Melissa Brown, University of Maryland
SAT3B: Genealogies of the Digital Black Atlantic
Location: Room 1309, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Dr. Jovonne Bickerstaff, University of Maryland
SAT3C: (Re)Envisioning Data
Location: Room 1215, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Trevor Munoz, University of Maryland
SAT3D: Do It For the Culture: Black Humor and Narrative Strategies Online
Location: Room 1202, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Leticia L Ridley, University of Maryland, College Park
SAT3E: Crafting Necessary (Digital) Spaces to Explore Rhetoric, Black History, and Civic Transformation
Location: Room 1224, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Dr. Sarah Florini, Arizona State University
   
4:00pm
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5:15pm
SAT4A: Toward a Black Digital Collaborative Practice
Location: Room 0215, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Dr. Daryle Williams, University of Maryland
SAT4B: Bridges and Boundaries: Black (British) Digital Discourses
Location: Room 1309, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Dr. Jessica H. Lu, University of Maryland, College Park
SAT4D: Operating in the Black: Quantifying Black Literature with Digital Tools
Location: Room 1202, Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center (ESJ)
Chair: Melissa Brown, University of Maryland
 
5:15pm
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6:00pm
Closing Plenary
Location: Frederick Douglass Square (in front of Hornbake Library, weather permitting)

 
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