The DHCS Program Committee is excited to announce that Miriam Posner will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science!
Miriam Posner is an assistant professor at the UCLA School of Information and the Program in Digital Humanities. She’s also a digital humanist with interests in labor, race, feminism, and the history and philosophy of data. As a digital humanist, she is particularly interested in the visualization of large bodies of data from cultural heritage institutions, and the application of digital methods to the analysis of images and video. A film, media, and American studies scholar by training, she frequently writes on the application of digital methods to the humanities. She is at work on two projects: the first on what “data” might mean for humanistic research; and the second on how multinational corporations are making use of data in their supply chains.