The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

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3/1 – 8th Annual PKMS Conference: “New Media and the Middle Ages”

Friday, March 1: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CUNY Graduate Center, room 9205
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016

8th Annual PKMS Conference
“New Media and the Middle Ages”

10:00 Registration

10:30 Panel 1: Sacred Technologies: Media and Memory

“Office Prayer as Technology-use”
Paul Holchak, English Program, CUNY Graduate Center

“A Multimedia Devotional Panel and the Journey from the Material to the Immaterial”
Sarah Dillon, Ph.D.Recipient, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Assistant Professor, Kingsborough Community College

11:45 Panel 2: Digital Exploration: Mapping and Data Mining

“Exploratory Analysis of Arabic Biographical Collections: the case of al-Dhahabi’s (d. 1347 CE) ‘History of Islam’”
Maxim Romanov, PhD Candidate in Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Michigan

“The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Map: Google Earth and 1,000-year-old Texts”
A R P Shores, University of North Carolina

12:45 Lunch Break

1:45 Keynote: Martin Foys, Associate Professor of English, Drew University; Co-director of the Digital Mappaemundi Project
“Virtual Mappa, or History Lessons in New Media”

3:00 Panel 3: Digital Humanities at Work: Current Projects

“Mapping a Medieval Career: Jean Gerson, Joan of Arc and the Power of Data Visualization”
Miriam Ward, SUNY New Paltz

“Documenting Cappadocia”
Alice Lynn McMichael, Art History, CUNY Graduate Center

4:00 Reception



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