Schedule

Working Schedule: Updated March 15, 2016
Workshop Director:Tom Ewing, Department of History, Virginia Tech

All sessions are open to registered workshop participants and observers. Sessions indicated by * are open to the public.

Monday, April 11

2:00-5:00 Arrival and registration at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda Maryland
5:00-8:00 Reception at Hyatt Regency Hotel

Tuesday, April 12

9:00-9:20 Opening Session
Introduction to workshop goals, logistics, and partners
Chair: Tom Ewing
9:20-10:40 Medical Heritage Library Session (Link to Presentation)
Melissa Grafe, Yale Medical Library
Phoebe Evans Letocha, Johns Hopkins University
Aimee Medeiros, University of California San Francisco
Polina Ilieva, University of California San Francisco
Chair: Melissa Grafe, Yale Medical Library
10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-11:15 Welcoming Remarks (Auditorium)
Chair: Jeffrey Reznick, National Library of Medicine
Betsy Humphreys, Acting Director, National Library of Medicine
Margaret Plympton, Deputy Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
11:15-12:15 Keynote Address – The Analog Patient: Imaging Medicine at a Distance in the Television Era — Open to the Public * (Link to Videocast)
Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Greene, Johns Hopkins University
12:30-1:45 Working Lunch – Themed Discussion Tables
2:00-5:00 Hands on Session — Text Analysis Tools and Methods (Link to Presentation)
Facilitator: Benjamin Schmidt, Northeastern University
Chair: Amy Nelson, Virginia Tech

Wednesday, April 13

9:00-12:00 Hands on Session — Digital Tools for Analyzing Images (Link to Presentation)
Facilitator: Miriam Posner, University of Californa Los Angeles
Chair: Heidi Knoblauch, Bard College
12:30-1:45 Working Lunch – Themed Discussion Tables
2:00-4:00 New Projects at the Intersection of Medical History and Digital Humanities — Open to the Public *
Showcase of new research and exploration of additional activities needed to support the work of scholars, librarians and archivists in the history of medicine and digital humanities.
Co-Chairs: Michelle DiMeo, Chemical Heritage Library and Jennifer Serventi, Office of Digital Humanities, NEH

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