FW: UNCG Scholarly Communication Symposium 2018 Announcement
From: John Burger (jburgeraserl.org)
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:17:34 -0800 (PST)

Sharing on behalf of our UNC Greensboro colleagues.  I understand that seating is limited for this event; if interested, please register soon.






From: Martin Halbert [mailto:mdhalber [at] uncg.edu]
Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 5:59 PM
To: John Burger <jburger [at] aserl.org>
Subject: UNCG Scholarly Communication Symposium 2018 Announcement


Hi John,


If you wouldn't mind, would you distribute this through the ASERL listserv?  Many thanks!







Date/Location: April 2, 2018 at UNC Greensboro

This symposium will explore the ways that promotion and tenure criteria are evolving in the 21st century to incorporate accomplishments in digital scholarship, interdisciplinary research, and alternative impact metrics.  Featured speakers and panels will analyze and make recommendations concerning different aspects of this evolution.

Featured Speakers:

John Unsworth has a unique set of perspectives on P&T, with a broad range of career experiences as an English Professor, an iSchool Dean, a CIO, and now as University Librarian at the University of Virginia.  He chaired the Report of the ACLS Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Director of Digital Humanities at Michigan State University, and previously served as Director of Scholarly Communication for the Modern Language Association, and has written extensively on critical issues concerning the rise of digital humanities and associated P&T issues.

Daniel Herr is Professor & Nanoscience Department Chair at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering – a joint collaboration of North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro – and a pioneer in collaborative nanotechnology research, development, manufacturing.  He also directs North Carolina’s Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium.

Andrew Torget is a noted American scholar of digital history, and has founded digital scholarship centers at the University of Richmond and the University of North Texas.  An Associate Professor of History, he advised the UNT Department of History in revising and updating their P&T criteria to include digital scholarship.

Details: Lunch, breakfast will be included in the registration fees.  Registration costs for UNCG faculty and students are being sponsored by the library and other university organizations. Registration is $50 for external attendees.  The symposium will be held from 9 AM to 3 PM on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the UNCG Elliot University Center.  The symposium will include four featured speakers plus several panels of faculty researchers, primarily from North Carolina institutions.

Please note that remaining attendee spots are limited; go to the Registration link soon if interested in attending.

Warm regards,

Martin Halbert (Ph.D., MLIS), UNC Greensboro Dean of Libraries

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