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Professor Dighton Presents at Local and National Conferences

February 26, 2014 - Desiree Dighton, assistant professor of English in the Shaw University Department of Humanities, presented "Writing Pedagogy and the Digital Humanities," as part of Duke University’s "Doing DH". Doing DH is a monthly series of presentations and workshops focusing on skills needed for working in the digital humanities (DH).

During the panel discussion, experts from Triangle universities discussed the intersection of the digital humanities and pedagogy, shared insights on student-led collaborative digital work, the use of DH tools and resources in teaching, and the challenges of integrating digital scholarship into the classroom. Additional presenters included, Amanda Starling Gould, doctoral student in Program in Literature at Duke University; Morgan Pitelka, associate professor of Asian Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill; and Phil Stern associate professor of History at Duke University.

Professor Dighton also presented "#myshawu #realize #iopener," at the Annual Southwest Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Conference in Albuquerque, NM and will present "Towards a Pedagogy of Composing and Archiving Representations of 1st Year Life," at the Annual Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Conference in Chicago, IL on April 18, 2014.