Getting to Know Robert K. Nelson

 

robert nelson u of r dslThe next Digital Pragmata panel is coming April 28, 2016: “Print+Web 2: Texts, Publishers, Books.” Last week you met Robert K. Nelson, the director of the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab. Would you like to learn more about what this panelist does?

UR’s interactive historical mapping project earns national distinction,” from RVANews, April 2016.

Meet the (Digital) Historian: An Interview with Robert Nelson,” from Erstwhile: A History Blog, September 2014.

Of Monsters, Men, – and Topic Modeling,” from The New York Times, May 2011.


Please join us on April 28, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303). The event is free and open to the public, but please register.

Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed or to register by phone, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to April 26.

Getting to Know Gita Manaktala

Gita Manaktala photoThe next Digital Pragmata panel is coming April 28, 2016: “Print+Web 2: Texts, Publishers, Books.” Last week you met Gita Manaktala, the Editorial Director of The MIT Press. Would you like to learn more about what this panelist does?

$682,000 Mellon Grant to Help Academic Publishers Increase Workforce Diversity,” from UW Today, January 2016.

At 50, MIT Press Looks Forward,” from Publishers Weekly, August 2012

What Is the Future of Academic Publishing? An Interview with Gita Manaktala from MIT Press,” from The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 2012

 


Please join us on April 28, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303). The event is free and open to the public, but please register.

Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed or to register by phone, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to April 26.

Meet Gita Manaktala

Gita Manaktala photoThe next Digital Pragmata panel is coming April 28, 2016: “Print+Web 2: Texts, Publishers, Books.” Gita Manaktala, who will speak at this event, is Editorial Director of The MIT Press, a publisher of cutting-edge scholarship in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. She oversees the acquisition and publication of 200 new book titles each year in a wide range of fields. Her own acquisitions are in the areas of information science and communication. Until 2009, she served as the press’s Marketing Director with responsibility for worldwide promotion and sales of the press’s titles. Gita helped to develop CISnet, an online collection of the Press’s computer and information science titles (now on the IEEE Explore platform), and Ebooks at the MIT Press, an online bookstore. She is an active member of the Association of American University Presses and teaches in the popular Books Boot Camp workshop offered by the Association of American Publishers’ Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.


Please join us on April 28, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303). The event is free and open to the public, but please register.

Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed or to register by phone, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to April 26.

Meet Robert K. Nelson

 

robert nelson u of r dslThe next Digital Pragmata panel is coming April 28, 2016: “Print+Web 2: Texts, Publishers, Books.” Robert K. Nelson, who will speak at this event, is director of the Digital Scholarship Lab and affiliated faculty in the American Studies Program at the University of Richmond. He has authored, directed, or edited digital humanities projects including American Panorama (for which he was just named one of The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s 2016 Tech Innovators), “Mining the Dispatch,” an enhanced edition of the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, and “Redlining Richmond.” He writes and teaches on antislavery and slavery in the nineteenth-century United States.


Please join us on April 28, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303). The event is free and open to the public, but please register.

Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed or to register by phone, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to April 26.