DHN Winter Lightning Lunch Series, 2021

Feb 4, 2021

University of Toronto
Digital Humanities Network
Winter Lightning Lunch Series, 2021

Digital Literary Archives

Tuesday, 26 January, 2021

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Welcome to a new year and new semester! To start off our winter programing, join the DHN for the first Lightning Lunch on Digital Literary Archives. Claire Battershill (University of Toronto), Michelle Levy (Simon Fraser University), and Lawrence Evalyn (University of Toronto) gather to discuss the intersection of literature, print history, and digital archives. Jennifer Ross (University of Toronto) will serve as moderator.

Network Analysis

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Our second lunch in the Winter 2021 Lightning Lunch series explores network analysis through art, religion, and the development of civilizations in the Mediterranean. Art historian Carl Knappett (University of Toronto), historian Irad Malkin (Tel Aviv University), and religious scholar John Kloppenborg (University of Toronto) describe their work excavating the development of trade, knowledge, and religious networks within and beyond the Greco-Roman world.

EH/DH: Energy Humanities and the Digital Turn

Tuesday, 30 March, 2021

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join the DHN as we conclude our winter 2021 Lightning Lunch series! With a focus on the intersection of energy and digital humanities, this lunch will explore how energy humanists have integrated the study of new media and digital technologies into analysis of infrastructure and the environment. We are delighted to host Anne Pasek (Trent University), Caleb Wellum (University of Waterloo), and Lisa Parks (University of California at Santa Barbara) for an engaging discussion on energy, culture, and communication in the digital era.

The event will take place from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST March 30, 2021. Speakers will give short presentations on their work, followed by discussion.