The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship

Freedman Center Colloquium

Building a Culture for Digital Scholarship


The Colloquium took place on Monday, November 7th & 8th, 2011 which covered:

  • the nature and state of digital scholarship
  • the support and infrastructure necessary to ensure faculty and student success
  • the changes in the academic culture that are essential for digital scholarship to thrive
  • new forms of scholarly communication underway or essential to exploit the advantages of digital scholarship.

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Dr. Laura Mandell, Professor of English and Associate Director of NINES, co-director of 18thConnect, and the director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture, Texas A & M University.


Stephen Chapman, Project Manager, Harvard Law School Library, Digital Lab.


Dr. Amy Friedlander, Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Director of the Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences at the US National Science Foundation.


Dr. Neni Panourgia, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University, and affiliated faculty at the Institute for Comparative Literature and Culture, and the Harriman Institute.


Panelists: Dr. Laura Mandell; Stephen Chapman; Neni Panourgia; Dean Cyrus Taylor (CWRU Arts and Sciences); Lev Gonick (CWRU Vice President for Information Technology Services). Moderator: Arnold Hirshon (CWRU Associate Provost and University Librarian)

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