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Theme: ‘Digital Entanglements: the post-digital present‘.

The DAH Digital Conference will take place in Trinity College Dublin on Friday 18 November 2016. The theme is ‘Digital entanglements: the post-digital present’.  The conference will mark the completion of the DAH programme and will analyse its legacy, as well as the state of the digital arts and humanities now, in 2016, five years after the inception of the DAH programme.

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DAH Digital Conference Keynote Speakers: Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Steven E. Jones and Rod Stoneman

Steven Jones is DeBartolo Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of English, University of South Florida. He is author of The Emergence of the Digital Humanities (New York: Routledge, 2014), a book which examines this shift in our relationship to digital technology and the ways that it has affected humanities scholarship and the academy more broadly. He is also author of The Meaning of Video Games: Gaming and Textual Strategies (2008) and Against Technology: From the Luddites to Neo-Luddism (2006).
His most recent book is Roberto Busa, S.J., and the Emergence of Humanities Computing: The Priest and the Punched Cards (2016).

Maria Chatzichristodoulou (aka Maria X) joined London South Bank University (LSBU) in 2015 as Associate Professor in Performance and New Media, and Head of External Development and Enterprise for the School of Arts and Creative Industries. Previously she was a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance at the University of Hull (2009-2015), where she also acted as Director of Postgraduate Studies for the School of Arts and New Media (2010 -2013), before moving to the School of Drama, Music and Screen (2014-15). Maria is a cultural practitioner who has worked as curator, producer, performer, writer and community organiser in the UK, Greece and internationally. She holds a PhD in Art and Computational Technologies from Goldsmiths, University of London (2010).

Rod Stoneman, Professor Emeritus at NUI Galway and formerly Director of the Huston School of Film and Digital Media, will also speak on the topic of ‘Renegotiating the Digital: the Return to the Analogue’. Professor Stoneman is also former head of the Irish Film Board and author of Seeing is Believing: The Politics of the Image (Black Dog Publishing, 2013); Chávez: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised; A Case Study of Politics and the Media (Wallflower Press, 2009) and the coeditor of ‘The Quiet Man’… and Beyond: Reflections on a Classic Film, John Ford and Ireland (Liffey Press, 2009).

There will also be morning and afternoon panels, during which academic staff with the DAH programme will discuss the current state of the Digital Arts and Humanities and future directions.

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