Current Research in Digital History

Current Research in Digital History 2018

March 17, 2018 — George Mason University, Arlington, VA

Plenary session, 9:00–9:45 a.m.

Location: Founders Hall 113

This roundtable features three scholars in the field reflecting on developments in digital history in the preceding year, with commentary and discussion from conference attendees. Participants:

Paper session 1, 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Session 1.1 (Founders Hall 118)

Session 1.2 (Founders Hall 120)

Session 1.3 (Founders Hall 121)

Paper session 2, 11:10–12:10 p.m.

Session 2.1 (Founders Hall 118)

Session 2.2 (Founders Hall 120)

Session 2.3 (Founders Hall 121)

Paper session 3, 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Session 3.1 (Founders Hall 118)

Session 3.2 (Founders Hall 120)

Session 3.3 (Founders Hall 121)

Unconference session, 3:00–4:15 p.m.

Location: Founders Hall 113

The final time slot will be devoted to sessions proposed on the day by participants at the event. Ending the event in this way will provide an opportunity to bring into focus the discussions stimulated by the sessions, and to address questions that span sessions.

Venue and lodging

The conference will be held in Founders Hall on GMU’s Arlington campus, located at 3351 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201. A map of the Arlington campus is available here. The venue is located one mile east of the recommended hotel, a 20 minute walk along Fairfax Drive. You can also walk 5 minutes to the Ballston Metro Station, and ride the Metro one stop in the direction of Washington, DC, to the Virginia Square-GMU stop; Founders Hall is a block east of the station. Paid parking is available at Founders Hall. Information about GMU Public Safety for the Arlington Campus is available on its website.

We recommend that participants who need lodging book rooms at the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston, 4610 N. Fairfax Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

Presenters will have access to the classroom computers and projectors. You can plug a device into the projector directly via HDMI, or you can put slides or use a browser on the classroom computer. Presenters will each have 10 minutes to present their papers. Commentators will spend 5 minutes on each paper for a total of 10 minutes. The remainder of the time is reserved for discussion.