Public Presentations and Papers

The following is a complete(ish) list of my public presentations and papers to date:

  • “Death by Numbers: Network Analysis and London’s Bills of Mortality,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, March 22, 2018.
  • “Between Strategic Plan and Infrastructural Reality: Founding a Digital Research and Publishing Center at CMU,” with Rikk Mulligan and David Scherer, Coalition for Networked Information Fall Membership Meeting, December 12, 2017.
  • “Death by Numbers: DH and the London Bills of Mortality,” invited talk at Digital Humanities Faculty Research Group, December 7, 2017.
  • “Exploring How and Why Digital Humanities is Taught in Libraries,” with Brian Croxall, Digital Library Federation Forum, November 24, 2017.
  • DLF Digital Pedagogy Working Breakfast, Digital Library Federation Forum, October 24, 2017.
  • “Community Meet Capacity: Growing Digital Scholarship Center,” with Rikk Mulligan and Lisa Zilinski, Digital Library Federation Forum, November 23, 2017.
  • “Name that Book: Identifying Digital Objects During Research and Discovery,” with Meaghan Brown, Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference, October 13, 2017.
  • “Death by Numbers: Bills of Mortality in Early Modern London,” Digital Humanities Annual Meeting, August 9, 2017.
  • “Exploring How and Why Digital Humanities is Taught in Libraries,” with Brian Croxall, Innovations in Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop, Digital Humanities Annual Meeting, August 8, 2017.
  • “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon,” with Christopher Warren, Daniel Shore, and Scott Weingart, invited talk/workshop at Early Modern Digital Agendas: Network Analysis, July 20, 2017.
  • “Using Databases in Humanities Research: a Roundtable,” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Annual Meeting, June 10, 2017 [co-organizer].
  • “Network Analysis,” Digital Humanities Summer Institute Unconference, June 6 and 13, 2017.
  • “DH in the Big Tent,” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 5, 2017.
  •  DLF Digital Pedagogy Working Lunch, Digital Library Federation Forum, November 8, 2016.
  •  “Early Modern Citations at the Intersection of Archives and the Internet,” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Annual Meeting, July 19, 2016 [co-organizer].
  • “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Project Showcase,” Keystone Digital Humanities Conference, June 23, 2016.
  • “Identifying Early Modern Printed Books,” invited talk at Rochester University’s Digital Humanities Institute for Mid-Career Librarians, May 26, 2016. 
  • “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Text Mining, Data Visualization, and the Archive,” Mid-Atlantic Archives Conference, April 15, 2016. 
  • “From Provenance to Scratchwork: Marginalia in Early Modern Arithmetic Textbooks,”             Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, March 31, 2016.
  •  “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Crowdsourcing and Social Network Analysis,” American             Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 9, 2016. 
  • “Roundtable: Computational Methods in Network Analysis,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, November 20, 2015 [chair].
  • “The Materiality of Numbers in Early Modern England,” invited talk at Pittsburgh Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, November 12, 2015.
  • “Life-Cycles of Digital Humanities Projects: A Plenary Roundtable,” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, October 22, 2015 [organizer, chair].
  • “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Practicum,” (Re)Building Networks: A Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference, October 10, 2015 [organizer].
  • “‘You Must Seeke Records Arithmetique’: Reading and Writing in Early Modern Arithmetic Textbooks,” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Annual Meeting, July 8, 2015.
  • “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon,” invited talk at University of Pennsylvania, May 14, 2015.
  • “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Citizen Humanists and Undergraduate Research,” Mid-Atlantic Conference of British Studies, March 28, 2015 [organizer].
  • “‘Of Numbers’ Use, The Endless Might’: Research at the Intersection of History and Mathematics,” Roundtable at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 2, 2015 [organizer, chair].
  • “Death by Numbers: Mathematics, Religion, and the London Bills of Mortality,” North American Conference of British Studies Annual Meeting, November 10, 2012.
  • “The Oxinden Cipher: Familial Strife and Secret Writing in Early Modern England,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, March 24, 2012.
  • “‘An Idea of Education’: Mathematics and Academy Proposals in Early Modern England,” Pacific Coast Conference of British Studies Annual Meeting, March 11, 2011.
  • “Tutors and Textbooks: Vernacular Arithmetical Education in Early Modern England,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, November 5, 2010 .
  • “‘The Dyuers Wittes of Man’: Communication and Numerical Symbols in Early Modern England,” UVA Colloquium for Medieval and Early Modern European History, Oct. 8, 2010
  • “‘Set Them To The Cyphering Schoole’: Numeracy, Arithmetic and Mathematical Education,” Researching the Archives, Folger Institute Seminar, March 19, 2010
  • “Chance, Social Order and Providence: The Emergence of Probabilistic Thinking in Early Modern England,” UVA History Graduate Student Conference, February 16, 2008
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