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(Hybrid) CDHI Lightning Lunch: Building DH Labs and Makerspaces

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

Please join us on March 15, 2023 at 12pm for University of Toronto’s Critical Digital Humanities Initiative’s (CDHI’s) fifth Lightning Lunch of the 2022-2023 academic year featuring a discussion on “Building DH Labs and Makerspace,” examining the possibilities and challenges of creating diverse digital humanities spaces for research and scholarship.  

Lightning Lunches are short meetings over lunch featuring the work of DH scholars on a theme in current critical digital humanities scholarship. Joining us for this panel are Dr. Bharat Venkat, Assistant Professor at UCLA’s Institute for Society & Genetics and Director of the UCLA Heat Lab, an interdisciplinary effort to study the experience of thermal inequality; Dr. Jessica Lockhart, Head of Research of Old Books New Science, a Medieval Studies Lab at the University of Toronto; Dr. Zoë H. Wool, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UTM and creator of the Toxicity, Waste, and Infrastructure Group (TWIG) Research Kitchen at UTM, a convivial and experimental feminist research space; and Dr. Khanh Vo, DH Postdoc Fellow with the Jackman Humanities Institute and CDHI at UofT and founding member of the Equality Lab at William & Mary, an collaborative research space for answering fundamental questions about the nature of equality across many different domains. The panelists will be speaking about their experience building lab infrastructure, team management, project goals, and safe space for interdisciplinary work. 

This lightning lunch will be hybrid event, held in person at University of Toronto Mississauga’s Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS) and virtually via Zoom. 

To attend in person at CDRS, please register on Eventbrite. To attend virtually, please register on Zoom. 


March 15
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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Critical Digital Humanities Initiative
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Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS)
Maanjiwe nendamowinan (MN) - 3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6 Canada
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