Conference in Digital Near Eastern Studies: Transforming the Humanities Through Technology
10:00 am-12:00 pm Add
254 Barrows Hall
Join the Department of Near Eastern Studies as we explore how technology is offering not only superior ways of researching the past, but also a new medium to engage with modern social and political issues. 10-10:30 a.m. "Israeli and Palestinian Cinemas: Finding 'Thirdspace' Within the Dichotomous"; 10:30-11 a.m. "Digital Humanities: From Analog to Digital"; 11-11:30 a.m. "Animal Mummification in Ancient Egypt: A Historical and Digital Investigation"; 11:30 a.m.-noon "Between Ottomanism and Kurdish Nationalism: Construction of Kurdish National Identity." See individual listings for expanded event descriptions.