The 2009 Emeritus Professors Lecture Series
Scholarly History in the Digital Age
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Edward Nawotka: Why Digital Publishing Will/Won’t Change the Way We Read
Edward Nawotka is a journalist living in Houston who has written about books and publishing in newspapers and magazines across the U.S. and abroad. He is a graduate of Boston College, Columbia University, and University College, Dublin. He has worked as an antiquarian bookseller, a bookstore manager, and a literary magazine editor. He is editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives, an international online publishing newsletter that delivers daily opinion about the industry from top members of the global publishing community, a look at innovators and issues who are shaping the future of the business, as well as news and links from around the Web and the world. In addition to writing and publishing, Mr. Nawotka is active in national and international initiatives to digitize, archive, and publish the written record of human rights.
Christian D. Kelleher and T-Kay Sangwand: From Document to Desktop
Christian D. Kelleher is an Archivist and Professional Librarian at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin where he supervises, plans, and directs the work of the Rare Books and Manuscripts division. He now manages the University Libraries ‘ Human Rights Documentation Initiative to collect and document human rights conflict worldwide. He has a B.A. from Wabash College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and an MLIS degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Kelleher has extensive experience as an archivist for prestigious institutions and is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists , the Society of American Archivists, and the Society of Southwest Archivists.
Tiffany-Kay Sangwand has a MLIS and an MA in Latin American Studies from UCLA and a B.A. in Gender & Women’s Studies from Scripps College. Since April, 2009 she has been a Human Rights Archivist at the Benson Latin American Collection at U.T Austin, where she has been assigned to seek out, develop, and maintain partnerships for the preservation of fragile human rights collections locally and internationally. She has studied abroad extensively in Brazil and in Mexico. As Phi Beta Kappa from Scripps College, Ms. Sangwand has received numerous scholarships and fellowships from prestigious institutions and is a member of the Society of American Archivists, the American Library Association, and the Society of American Archivists. She has authored numerous published articles and online published finding aids.
Dr. Marlette Rebhorn: The Textbook Online
Dr. Marlette Rebhorn received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971 in American Studies. She is a professor of history at ACC specializing in the 20th Century, Cold wAr, and Western Civilization. She has extensive teaching experience and has pioneered publication of online textbooks for Western Civilization and American History.Saturday, October 18, 2008, 9:00am – 1:00 pm
Northridge Lecture Hall (NRG 4136)