Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Ray Siemens of the University of Victoria to Present in the Glasscock Center Digital Humanities Lecture Series

The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research announces a public lecture in its Digital Humanities series. Dr. Ray Siemens, Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Professor of English at the University of Victoria, will speak on "Imagining the Electronic Book," Wednesday, 27 February 2008 at 4:00 p.m. in Evans Library, Room 204E. This event is free and open to the public.

Professor Siemens has published many articles on the intersection of literary studies and computational methods and has co-edited numerous volumes on the topic including Companion to Digital Humanities and Companion to Digital Literary Studies and serves as the President for the Society of Digital Humanities. This lecture will address diverse possibilities for the future of the electronic book, and the impact those changes may have on the publishing industry and on literary studies.

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