MLA Session: Developing and Sustaining Collaborative Research in the Humanities

Panelists share examples of four collaborative projects involving research by a team of two or more scholars from literary studies and computer science or other disciplines. Discussion focuses on best practices, lessons learned, communication strategies, what challenges to anticipate, and methods, tools, and outcomes.

Friday, January 8 at 5:15–6:30 p.m.

Presiding: Brian Rosenblum, Univ. of Kansas Libraries

Speakers:
Sayan Bhattacharyya, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Katharine Coles, University of Utah
Patricia Fumerton, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lauren Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology
Miriah Meyer, University of Utah
Muhammad Saad Shamin, Baylor College of Medicine
Carl Stahmer, University of California, Davis

The four projects, all NEH-funded collaborations, are described briefly below: