50 minutes | Dec 19th 2020

Season 2 Episode 13: Dr. Spencer D. C. Keralis

Spencer D. C. Keralis is a scholar of the past, present, and future of the book. Dr. Keralis is the Founder and Executive Director of Digital Frontiers, a conference and community that brings together the makers and users of digital resources for humanities research, teaching, and learning. Founded in 2012, the non-profit organization offers a diverse slate of professional development events for its interdisciplinary community. In June of 2019 Dr. Keralis joined the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Librarian, leading efforts to catalyze digital scholarship and digital pedagogy for UIUC faculty, staff, and students. Dr. Keralis’s work on labor ethics in digital humanities pedagogy appears in Disrupting the Digital Humanities, and the Modern Language Association publication Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments. Dr. Keralis's research engages questions of remediation of the body in print ephemera and other media. They also explore how adapting digital humanities, oral history, and comics can enrich student-centered pedagogy. They hold a Ph.D. in English & American Literature from New York University. Dr. Keralis uses they/them pronouns. Follow on:
 Twitter - @hauntologist Instagram - @hauntologist CV Website for Spencer D. C. Keralis spencerkeralis.com/ Digital Frontiers digital-frontiers.org/
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