Digital Frontiers conference at Rice in September featuring Draper’s own Kimon Keramidas

In September, Rice University will be hosting a conference that explores the intersections of digital public humanities and cultural heritage. Draper Associate Director Kimon Keramidas will be giving a talk with Alex Gil: Of Institutions, Initiatives, and the Importance of Regional Academic Communities: Building NYCDH.

Register now for Digital Frontiers 2016. They are celebrating their 5th Anniversary at Rice University with Keynote Speakers Roopika Risam (Salem State University) and Patrick Meier (author, Digital Humanitarians). Join them September 22-24, 2016.

Click here to register now!

Opening Keynote

Burning Down the Tent: New Futures for Social Justice and Digital Humanities

Roopika Risam (Salem State University)

Closing Keynote

From I, Robot to WeRobotics: Humanitarian Robotics in Action

Patrick Meier

(WeRobotics & Humanitarian UAV Network; author, Digital Humanitarians)

The diverse program includes workshops on digital pedagogy, making coloring books from digital archives, and using MOUs to manage projects, along with panels, papers, and posters by 59 presenters representing 27 institutions in 8 US states.

They’re also partnering with the Texas Digital Humanities Consortium and the Resilient Networks to Support Inclusive Digital Humanities initiative for a THATCamp on Saturday, September 24! Registration for THATCamp Digital Frontiers is free, but limited to the first 50 registrants. Visit to register.

Registration for Digital Frontiers closes September 9.

For more information, please visit the website, email digtalfrontiers[at], join the Facebook Group, and follow @DigiFront and #DF16RU on Twitter.


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