This program will undoubtedly be of interest to many in the CNI community. Registration is open; details below.
-Diane Goldenberg-Hart, CNI
SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION SYMPOSIUM 2018
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.
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 UVA. He chaired the Report of the ACLS Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick is MSU Director of Digital Humanities, 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, 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 UNT. 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