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Symposium: At A Glance


Welcome to the first WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Symposium convening in honor of October as American Archives Month. All events take place in the Arts & Science Building on the Antioch College campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Thursday, October 20
7:00-9:00 pm        Gallery Talk & Reception (Free & Open to the Public)

Friday, October 21
8:30-9:00        Registration & Coffee
9:00-9:15        Overview, Welcome, Remarks
9:15-9:45        SESSION I

Chair: Jocelyn Robinson, WYSO Archives Fellow

Revisiting the Past through Public Broadcasting Digital Collections
Presenters: Alan Gevinson, Library of Congress/AAPB; Karen Cariani, WGBH/AAPB

Radio Archives and National Digital Preservation Initiatives
Presenters: Neenah Ellis, WYSO; Tressa Graves, NDSR

9:45-10:45 SESSION II


: Basim Blunt, WYSO Community Voices Producer and Editor, Youth Radio

The WYSO Archives Digital Humanities Projects Showcase: YS Civil Rights Oral History Project, Community Voices, Rediscovered Radio, Veterans’ Voices, Youth Radio,
Presenters: Kevin McGruder, Will Davis, Dave Barber, Seth Gordon, Basim Blunt

10:45-11:00    BREAK
11:00- 12:00     SESSION III

Chair: Dr. G. Jahwara Giddings, Central State University

The Aftermath of the Kent State Shootings at Bowling Green State University
Presenters: Zack Burton, Nick Pavlik, and Libby Hertenstein, Bowling Green State University

Documenting Dayton’s Funk Music History
Presenter: Hadley Drodge, Wright State University

“We’ve Got Go!” Conflicting Narratives of North Texas in the 1960s
Presenters: Courtney Jacobs, Laura Treat, University of North Texas

12:00-1:00    LUNCH
1:00-2:00    SESSION IV

Chair: Dr. Kevin McGruder, Antioch College

Wilmington College’s Peace Resource Center Digital Humanities Initiatives
Presenter: Tanya Maus, Wilmington College

Doing Humanities Fieldwork: Oral History & Digital Scholarship
Presenters: Brooke Bryan, Dale Kondracki, Ian Rosenthal, and Wyatt Souers, Antioch College

2:00-3:00    SESSION V

Chair: Dr. Seth E. Gordon, Wright State University

Models of Engagement with the Veterans History Project
Presenters: Jeniffer Seavey, Wright State University; Bridget Federspiel, Stivers School for the Arts

Athens in Vietnam: Oral History Project
Presenter: Cyrus Moore, Athens County Historical Society and Museum

The Vietnam Letters of Lee and Rosemary Fisher
Presenters: William Modrow, Michael Orr, Miami University

3:00-3:15    BREAK/Photo Exhibit
3:15-4:00    SESSION VI

Chair: Will Davis, Wright State University

TourSites for WordPress – An Open Source Preview
Presenter: Ty Pierce, Ohio History Connection

Chief Leatherlips, Cultural Heritage Informatics, and Teaching Critically Historical Research through Documentation
Presenter: Madeleine Fix, Kent State University

Digitally Documenting Dayton’s Graffiti
Presenter: Victoria Chadbourne, Wright State University

OHC’s Oral History Initiative: Collecting Veterans’ Stories
Presenter: Cameron Wood, Ohio History Connection

4:00-5:00    Keynote Address, Closing Comments, Evaluations

Keynote Speakers: Willa Seidenberg, William Short

5:00-6:00    Reception and Tours at the WYSO Studios (150 East South College Street)

Saturday, October 22

8:30-9:00 am        Registration and Coffee
9:00-10:30        Workshop I

Digital Humanities Makerspaces: Making Media, Making Connection
Presenter: Will Davis, Wright State University

10:30-10:45        BREAK
1:45-12:15        Workshop II

One Interview, Five Tools: Exploring Opensource Technology Stacks for Visualizing, Publishing & Navigating Spoken Narrative
Presenter: Brooke Bryan, Antioch

12:15-1:30        Closing Conversations, Evaluations, LUNCH


This event is made possible in part by the support of Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

Please note that schedule may be subject to change.