Atlantic Digital Opportunities Fair

This session is part of our HSS Tools of the Trade brown bag lunch series. See more sessions.

Come and find out about the latest upcoming workshops, seminars and educational opportunities being offered across Atlantic Canada!

This session will include an overview of upcoming digital opportunities for the 2021-2022 academic year, and a panel Q&A with the various organizers. The curated opportunities are focused on digital resources, skills training, and pedagogy for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Introducing Our Panel

Dr. Laura Estill, Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities, St. Francis Xavier University (St. FX)
Dr. Estill is an Associate Professor of English at St.FX and is the director for the St. FX Digital Humanities Centre. She led the inaugural Digital Humanities Summer Institute-East (DHSI-East) in April 2021, and will be sharing what to expect for DHSI-East 2022, how it fits in the landscape of the DHSI training network, and how you can participate. To find out more visit Digital Humanities Centre or DHSI-East.

Dr. Josh MacFadyen, Canada Research Chair in Geospatial Humanities, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI)
Dr. MacFadyen is an Associate Professor in the Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture program (ACLC) at UPEI and the director for the UPEI GeoREACH Lab. He will be leading a one-day workshop titled “Digital Humanities, Diaries, and Environment in the Atlantic Region” at the 2022 Atlantic Canada Studies Conference, in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Studies Centre, and the UPEI GeoREACH Lab and ACLC program. He will be sharing a little about the conference, the one-day workshop and how you can participate. To find out more, visit 2022 Atlantic Canada Studies Conference.

Margaret Vail, Systems and Data Services Librarian, St. Francis Xavier University (St.FX)
Margaret Vail is the lead organizer, and one of the instructors for the upcoming Council of Atlantic Libraries (CAUL/CBUA) Research and Management (RDM) series for Faculty Researchers. The series will cover areas such as upcoming requirements for DMP's, Dataverse, and RDM integration with ACENET and Compute Canada. Margaret will share a little about the series, the culminating panel discussion event, how to register, and the French language/bilingual offerings of the series.

Grace Fishbein, ACENET Research Consultant and Training Coordinator
Based out of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), and member of the Compute Canada Federation (CCF) National Training Coordination Team, Grace has been deeply involved in the planning and instruction of Humanities and Social Sciences oriented workshops offered through ACENET, the CCF and the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, hosted by the University of Victoria. She will be sharing information about upcoming workshops available regionally through ACENET, and nationally through the CCF, including the Humanities and Social Sciences Winter Series/Sciences Humaines et Sociales Série d’Hiver, hosted by the CCF Humanities and Social Sciences National Team.

Dr. Michael B. MacDonald, Cine-Ethnomusicologist, MacEwan University
Dr. MacDonald is an award-winning filmmaker and associate professor of music at MacEwan University Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications in Edmonton Alberta. He led the "Introduction to Digital Cinema Production" virtual workshop series, hosted by The Centre for Sound Communities Summer Institute 2021, and culminating in the virtual CineWorlding Film Festival. Dr. MacDonald will share a little about the series, what is in the works for summer 2022, and how you can participate. For more information visit CineWorlding or The Centre for Sound Communities.


September 24, 2021, 12:00-1:00pm Atlantic


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