Presentations

Invited Talks

“On Projects, and THATCamp,” Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC, October 2013. (Event canceled due to government shutdown; talk given at subsequent Maryland Institute for Technology and the Humanities unconference.)

“Why Not Invent Human Intercourse?": Scholarly Conversations at THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp),” Freedman Center Colloquium: Exploring Collaboration in Digital Scholarship, Case Western University, Cleveland, OH, April 2013.

“Visual Arguments in the Digital Humanities,” Visualizing the Digital: Design, Ideas, and Platforms, Digital Pragmata symposium, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, March 2013.

“Alexandria is a Port: The Digital Library in Physical Space,” response to John Palfrey at the Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture, Philadelphia, PA, May 2012.

“Aubade: The Soul and Body of a Library,” Digital Public Library of America plenary meeting, Washington, DC, October 2011.

“Imagine a National Digital Library: I Wonder If We Can,” keynote, Electronic Resources and Libraries, Austin, TX, March 2011.

“Plied with Cheese No More: New Metaphors for the University in a Digital Future,” The Digital and the Human(ities), symposium, Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies 2010–2011, University of Texas, Austin, TX, March 2011.

“Humanities Research Methods 1860–2060,” Re:Humanities: A Symposium on Digital Media in Academia, Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, Ardmore, PA, November 2010.

Training Humanists in the Digital Age, panel, Knowledge Futures Spring 2010 Forum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 2010.

Co-host of Digital Campus podcast, digitalcampus.tv,, October 17, 2010 to present.

Other Talks

Panel remarks, Our Gadgets, Ourselves: Virtues, Vices and These New Devices, Transduction Lecture Series, Charlottesville, VA, April 2014.

“Millay and Her Books,” Things My Computer Taught Me About Poems (panel organizer), special session, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, January 2014.

“Email is Made of Women,” Alt-Ac Work and Gender: It’s Not Plan B, special session, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, January 2014.

Panel remarks, Global MOOCs, GABFest MOOCs, Charlottesville, VA, November 2013.

“Introduction to Omeka,” Two Tools for Student-Generated Digital Projects: WordPress and Omeka in the Classroom, special session, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA, January 2013.

Panel remarks, Large Digital Libraries: Beyond Google Books, special session, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, January 2012.

Panel remarks, Infinite Jest and the Internet (panel organizer), South by Southwest Interactive, Austin, TX, March 2011.

“Your Twitter Followers and Facebook Friends Won’t Read Your Peer-Reviewed Article If They Have to Pay For It, and Neither Will Strangers,” The Open Professoriat on the Social Web, special session, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011.

Panel remarks, Labor in the Digital Humanities, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, January 2011.

Wosh, Peter and Amanda French, panel remarks, Out of the Classroom and into the Laboratory: Experimenting with Archives Education 3.0, Archives*Records / DC 2010, Washington, DC, August 2010.

“The Binary Hero, World One, and World Zero,” Swarming Plato’s Cave: Rethinking Digital Fantasies, South by Southwest Interactive, Austin, TX, March 2010. Reprinted in HiLoBrow May 2010.

Wosh, Peter and Amanda French, “Digital History Across the Curriculum,” Digital Humanities (ACH/ALLC) Conference, College Park, MD, June 2009.

Panel remarks, Basic Digital Skills for Historians, American Association for History and Computing Annual Conference, Fairfax, VA, April 2009.

“From Horse and Buggy to Hovercraft: My Research Before and After Google Book Search,” The Library of Google: Researching Scanned Books, SHARP special session, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, December 2008.

Panel remarks, Hybrid Cyber-Librarians: The CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship, (panel organizer), Association for Computers and the Humanities / Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing Annual Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2005.

Panel remarks, The CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship, Roundtable, Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, 2005.

“The Provincial Patriotism of ‘In Flanders Fields,’ ” South Central Modern Language Association Conference, Houston, TX, 2005.

“The Villanelle 1574–2005,” Sixteenth-Century Society and Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2005.

“Return to ‘Villanelle of the Temptress,’ ” North American James Joyce Conference, Ithaca, NY, 2005.

“Othering Poetic Form Through Translation,” American Literary Translators Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2004.