Conference Programme


9:00am – 9:30am


9:30am – 9:50am

 Introduction / Opening Remarks

Keynote Address

9:50am – 11:00am


Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Daniel Paul O’Donnell,
University of Lethbridge

The meteor has struck.  The dust is in the air.
Let’s leave the dinosaurs to their fate and concentrate on the mammals.
Notes on the New Humanities.

11:00am – 11:15am

 Short Break


Session A: Space and Place

11:15am – 11:35am

Lydia Zvyagintseva
HuCo/SLIS Candidate, University of Alberta

“We haven’t located us yet”: the intersection of spatial digital humanities and libraries

11:35am – 11:55am

Catherine Nygren
MA (English) Candidate, University of Saskatchewan

Heterotopic Representations and GIS in Gay’s Trivia, or the Art of Walking in London (1716)

11:55am – 12:15pm

Jaron Williams
MLIS Candidate, University of Alberta

Using Archival Documents and GIS to Recreate Lost Narratives and Urban Landscapes


12:15pm – 1:15pm


1:15pm – 1:20pm

Welcome Back Remarks

Session B: Society Moves Towards the Digital

1:20pm – 1:40pm

Janice Kung
MLIS Candidate, University of Alberta

A Critical Examination of the Glasgow Digital Library

1:40pm – 2:00pm

Sandra Sawchuk
MA (HuCo) Candidate, University of Alberta

Through the Digital Sands of the Hourglass: These are the Data of Our Lives

2:00pm – 2:20pm

Jade McDougall
MA (English) Candidate, University of Saskatchewan

“I Have Written a Subroutine Specifically for You”: Human Desire for the Machine in Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation

2:20pm – 2:30pm

Short Break

Session C: Gaming and the Digital Humanities

2:30pm – 2:50pm

Jordan Bolay
MA (English) Candidate, University of Saskatchewan

“Anathema”: A Critical Reflection on a Collaborative Interdisciplinary Project

2:50pm – 3:10pm

Andrea Pflug
MLIS Candidate, University of Alberta

Game Over?  The Challenges of Procurement, Preservation, and Accessibility in Video Games Collections

3:10 – 3:30pm

Closing Remarks