Germanists Discussion Group Agenda – 2015 Annual

ALA Annual Meeting, San Francisco

Sunday, June 28, 2015
1:00 – 2:30pm
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 19 & 20


  • Heidi Madden, Romanists Discussion Group
  • Brian Vetruba, Germanists Discussion Group
  • Kristen Totleben, Romanists Discussion Group, incoming convener for 2015/16


I. Welcome and Introductions

II. Panel Discussion

  • The WESS Germanists and Romance Languages Discussion Groups cordially invite you to: “Digital Humanities Infrastructure, Initiatives, and Tools in France and Germany,” a Panel Discussion.
    • Sarah G. Wenzel, Bibliographer for Literatures of Europe & the Americas, University of Chicago.
      Sarah will provide an overview of the DH landscape in France. Handout:
    • Kathleen Smith, Curator, Germanic Collections and Medieval Studies, Stanford University.
      Kathleen will share her experiences working at State and University Library in Göttingen in R&D and DH initiatives/infrastructure in Germany and with Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities DARIAH, TextGrid, Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure (CENDARI), and the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI).
    • Zach Coble, Digital Scholarship Specialist, New York University
      Zach will provide an overview of Digital Research Tools (DiRT), general DH infrastructure and subject specialists as DH collaborators.