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Mapping Sense, Space, and Time: A Digital Mapping Workshop

Mapping Sense, Space, and Time: A Digital Mapping Workshop
100 St. George Street, Natalie Zemon Davis conference room, Sidney Smith Hall 2098
Time: Apr 28th, 9:00 am End: Apr 28th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Information, Faculty of, Indigenous, Geography & Planning (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Digital Art/Humanities, 1200-1500

The Jackman Humanities Institute Working Group on Digital Humanities: Mapping Space, Sense, and Time present

Mapping Sense, Space, and Time: A Digital Mapping Workshop

This workshop includes 10 presentations by visiting scholars and University of Toronto faculty, librarians, and graduate students that cover a range of themes in digital mapping and the humanities, as well as a variety of time periods and geographical locations.

Schedule of Speakers:

9:00-10:30 - Collaboration Across Boundaries
Visualizing Venice: The Life and Times of a Digital Collaboration
Caroline Bruzelius (Duke University)
Building the Serai Collaboratory
The Serai Group (University of Toronto Scarborough)

10:30-10:45 - Break (refreshments provided)

10:45-11:45 - Locating Stories
Story Nations: A Digital Storytelling Project in Conversation with the Rainy River First Nation
Pamela Klassen, Judith Ellen Brunton, and Kaleigh McLelland (University of Toronto)
Mapping Medieval Romances: An Index of Place-Names in GIS
John Geck (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

11:45-12:45 - Environmental & Social Mapping
Mapping Environment: Climate Change and Landscape at Late Medieval Herstmonceux
Steven Bednarski (University of Waterloo) and Zack MacDonald (Librarian, St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo)
Inhabiting Florence: Space and Networks across Time
The DECIMA Group (University of Toronto)

12:45-2:00 - Lunch (audience members are on their own; please see list of nearby options [pdf])

2:00-3:30 - Visualizing London's Layers

From Locating London's Past to the Layers of London: Building on and Beyond Methodological & Technical challenges
Matthew Davies (University of London)
Mapping Early Modern Southwark: Data Visualization for Old and New Purposes
Sally-Beth MacLean & Byron Moldofsky (University of Toronto)

3:30-3:45 - Break

3:45-4:45 - Imagined and Psycho Geographies
The Psycho-Geographies of the Florentine Traveler
Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago)
Project Paradise: The Book of John Mandeville, the Hereford Mappa Mundi, and Imagined Geographies
Alexandra Bolintineanu (University of Toronto)

This event is free and open to all and registration is not required. For further information, please contact Spirit-Rose Waite or Nick Field.

Download finalized program [pdf]


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