A workshop with the title 'Creating Digital Archives and Collections With Omeka” will be offered on Wednesday May 8th, 2019, by Deborah Gussman, Professor of American Literature (School of Arts and Humanities, Stockton University, U.S.).
This workshop is going to take place at Room 112 (Old Philosophy Building, AUTh) between 18:30-20:30.
Note: Workshop participants are requested to have a few digital images or documents on their computer (such as old photographs or newspaper clippings or object images or image source links) which they can use to build their site.
Language of the workshop: English.
**For this workshop, please do bring your laptop**
***A certificate of attendance will be provided***
The places available for this workshop are limited. So if you're interested in attending, please forward your emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is organized by the School of English Book Club and Creative Workshop Series 'Transparent Windows.' For more information about our group please click here.
Event Coordinator: Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou (email@example.com)
The web has seen an explosion of interest in and platforms for creating personal and scholarly archives and collections -- from Pinterest to museums and cultural institutions to the Internet Archive. This workshop will briefly introduce students to definitions and concepts connected with archival curation, provide examples of digital archives, and offer hands-on training in using Omeka, a web publishing platform for sharing digital collections. Bring your laptop!
Deborah Gussman is Professor of American Literature and Coordinator of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Stockton University in New Jersey. She specializes in 19th-century American literature, American women writers, and feminist studies. She has published essays on William Apess, Lydia Maria Child, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, and Edith Wharton, and is the editor of Catharine Sedgwick’s 1857 novel, Married or Single? (University of Nebraska P, 2014). She also is the Project Director and Editor of a digital collection called Sedgwick Stories: The Periodical Writings of Catharine Maria Sedgwick (http://sedgwickstories.omeka.net/), and Associate Editor of the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Online Letters Project (CMSOL, in progress).