Continuing the “Session of the Week” series here on AHA Today, we turn to AHA Session 67: The Future is Here: Pioneers Discuss the Future of the Digital Humanities. This presidential session presents a panel of speakers, and is chaired by AHA President Anthony Grafton. Learn more about all the digital history sessions taking place at the annual meeting in this online roundup and Jacob Soll’s article from the October issue of Perspectives on History. The details of this session follow below:
The Future Is Here: Pioneers Discuss the Future of Digital Humanities (AHA Session 67)
Date: Friday, January 6, 2012, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Location: Chicago Ballroom X (Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers)
Chair: Anthony Grafton, Princeton University
Panel: Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Microsoft Corporation; Erez Lieberman Aiden, Harvard University; and Jean-Baptist Michel, Harvard University
Session Abstract: The session will assemble the sharpest projects in Computer Science treating humanistic materials. We will present projects ranging from the spatial to the evaluation of whole markets with the data resolution to reduce to single terms and works.