Humanities Center Faculty Seminar: Susan Schreibman, Director, Digital Humanities Observatory, Ireland

 

Humanities Center Faculty Seminar: Susan Schreibman, Director, Digital Humanities Observatory, Ireland

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March 17, 2009 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Director, Susan Schreibman

Dr Schreibman joined the DHO from the University of Maryland, where she was Assistant Dean and Head of Digital Collections and Research (2005-2008). She has previously served as Assistant Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (2001-04) and Professor of Professional and Technical Communication at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (2000-01).

Dr Schreibman has an MA from the University of Pennsylvania in English and Creative Writing and an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama from University College Dublin (UCD). In 1997 she received her PhD from UCD for her doctoral thesis entitled: 'The Thomas MacGreevy Chronology: A Documentary Life, 1855-1934.' She was also the holder of a prestigious Newman Postdoctoral Fellowship (1997-2000) where she began The MacGreevy Archive (http://macgreevy.org)

She is the principal developer of The Versioning Machine (www.v-machine.org) and is the founding editor and principal developer of Irish Resources in the Humanities (www.irith.org). Dr Schreibman currently sits on the Board of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Consortium, the Executive of the Association of Computers in the Humanities, and is Chair of the Modern Language Association's Committee on Information Technology.

Dr Schreibman's fields of expertise are textual editing, especially as it is applied to the newer technologies, TEI text encoding, project management for digital humanities projects, and Irish modernism.
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