Table for One: Anecdotes on the Cultures and Challenges of Data(fication) for Historians

Jun 02, 2022  | 9:30am (ET)

Keynote Lecture (Virtual) | Speaker: Zoe LeBlanc (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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This keynote lecture by Zoe LeBlanc (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, School of Informatics) is part of the Fifth Annual GHI Conference on Digital Humanities and Digital History “Datafication in the Historical Humanities: Reconsidering Traditional Understandings of Sources and Data."

Zoe LeBlanc is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Previously, she served as a postdoctoral associate and Weld Fellow at the Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton University. She also worked as a digital humanities developer at the Scholars’ Lab at the University of Virginia (UVA), where she was responsible for building web applications for mapping and data visualization in the humanities. At UIUC, UVA, and Princeton, she has taught a wide range of topics, including the history of digital humanities and foundations of humanities data analysis. LeBlanc currently serves on the editorial board of the Programming Historian and the executive committee of the Association for Computers and the Humanities.