[Air-l] Google Print & Mass Digitization Projects: DC Humanities & Tech Forum on 11/28

Jeremy Hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Tue Nov 15 07:21:21 PST 2005

>> I thought that some DC area editors might be interested in this  
>> forum. Charlene
>> This fall's Washington DC Area Forum on Technology and the Humanities
>> focuses on:
>> "Massive Digitization Programs and Their Long-Term Implications:  
>> Google
>> Print, the Open Content Alliance, and Related Developments"
>> Our panelists are Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for
>> Networked Information, and attorney Jonathan Band. (See their bios
>> below.)
>>  We will meet on Monday November 28, 2005 from 4:00-6:00 PM on George
>> Mason University's Arlington Campus (not the Fairfax campus, as in  
>> the
>> past) in room 121 of the (brick) "Original Building," which is at  
>> 3401
>> Fairfax Drive, Arlington-just one block from the Virginia Square  
>> Metro
>> on the Orange line. There will be an informal dinner after the forum,
>> at a cost of $10 per person. You must RSVP online for dinner by 21
>> November at:
>> http://chnm.gmu.edu/tools/surveys/1224/
>> Co-sponsored by the Center for History & New Media (CHNM) at GMU and
>> the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS) at
>> Georgetown, the DC Area Technology and Humanities Forum explores
>> important issues in humanities computing and provide an  
>> opportunity for
>> DC area scholars interested the uses of new technology in the
>> humanities to meet and get acquainted.
>> You can find directions to GMU at:
>> http://www.gmu.edu/welcome/Directions-to-GMU.html
>> and an Arlington campus map at: http://coyote.gmu.edu/map/arling.html
>> There is no public parking at the Arlington campus, but you can
>> probably find metered parking on the street at that hour. Arlington
>> County has a parking guide here:
>> http://www.co.arlington.va.us/Departments/EnvironmentalServices/ 
>> dot/traf
>> fic/parking/RB/RBParking.aspx
>> Please feel free to share this invitation with others who might be
>> interested. (If you prefer not to receive subsequent notices for  
>> these
>> forums, please email hvelez at gmu.edu)
>> Speakers:
>> Clifford Lynch has been the Director of the Coalition for Networked
>> Information (CNI) since July 1997.  CNI, jointly sponsored by the
>> Association of Research Libraries and Educause, includes about 200
>> member organizations concerned with the use of information technology
>> and networked information to enhance scholarship and intellectual
>> productivity. Prior to joining CNI, Lynch spent 18 years at the
>> University of California Office of the President, the last 10 as
>> Director of Library Automation. Lynch, who holds a Ph.D. in Computer
>> Science from the University of California, Berkeley, is an adjunct
>> professor at Berkeley's School of Information Management and Systems.
>> Jonathan Band is a Washington-based attorney who helps shape the laws
>> governing intellectual property and the Internet through a  
>> combination
>> of legislative and appellate advocacy. He has represented library and
>> technology clients with respect to the drafting of the Digital
>> Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), database protection legislation, and
>> other statutes relating to copyrights, spam, cybersecurity, and
>> indecency. He received his BA from Harvard College and his JD from  
>> Yale
>> Law School.  He worked in the Washington, D.C. office of Morrison &
>> Foerster for nearly 20 years before opening his own law firm earlier
>> this year
>> -Roy Rosenzweig (Center for History & New Media; http://chnm.gmu.edu)
>> and Randy Bass (Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship;
>> http://candles.georgetown.edu/)
> -- 
> Duncan M. Porter
> Director, Darwin Correspondence Project
> Department of Biological Sciences
> Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
> Blacksburg, VA 24061
> 540-231-6768

jeremy hunsinger
jhuns at vt.edu

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