DHN Fall Lightning Lunch Series, 2020

Sep 29, 2020

University of Toronto
Digital Humanities Network
Fall Lightning Lunch Series, 2020

Programming for the fall Digital Humanities Network (DHN) Lightning Lunch series has been completed! Please join us on the last Tuesday of each month for stimulating conversations on data analysis, curation, and presentation for academic and public audiences.


Disaster, Community, and Preparedness

Tuesday, 29 September, 2020

11:30am – 1:30pm


Join us for the first jointly-hosted Lightning Lunch between the Digital Humanities Network and UTM’s Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS). Jennifer Ross (JHI-DHN postdoctoral fellow), Steve Hoffman (Sociology), and Tong Lam (Historical Studies) will speak on disaster, community, and preparedness. Elizabeth Parke  (CDRS) will serve as moderator.


Indigenous Data Studies

Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

12:00pm – 1:30pm

In this second installation of the fall Lightning Lunch series, Jennifer Wemigwans (Leadership, Higher and Adult Education), Karyn Recollet (WGSI), and David Gaertner (First Nations and Indigenous Studies at UBC), speak on their work in Indigenous Knowledge Education, performance in urban indigenous land relations, and cyberspace in/as a space for storytelling. This lunch will be moderated by Kristen Bos (Historical Studies).



Trending the Future: Marketing, Influencers, and Trend Forecasting

Tuesday, 9 November, 2020

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join us for a jointly-hosted Lightning Lunch between the Digital Humanities Network and the McLuhan Center for Culture and Technology. Presenters Devon Powers (Temple University), Sophie Bishop (Kings College London), and Dan Guadagnolo (University of Toronto) gather to discuss their research in critical marketing studies. Beth Coleman (University of Toronto) serves as moderator.



Archiving Black History and Culture

Tuesday, 24 November, 2020

12:00pm – 1:30pm


Our final lunch of the semester features Afrosonic scholar and Hip Hop archivist Mark Campbell (Arts, Culture, and Media), art and curation researcher Andrea Fatona (Art at OCAD), and performance studies, identity, and citizenship scholar Kristin Moriah (English Language and Literature at Queen’s University). Jennifer Ross will serve as moderator.