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    MU Digital Humanities to host THATCamp

    January 25, 2018 GMT

    HUNTINGTON — Marshall University Digital Humanities will host its first THATCamp (The Humanities and Technologies Camp) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Visual Arts Center, 927 3rd Ave., in downtown Huntington.

    THATCamp aims to be a participant-driven meeting where humanists and technologists from all skill levels, disciplines and professions come together to discuss their interests in the digital humanities, according to a news release.

    Participants can share their knowledge of digital tools and their applications to research, teaching, publishing and archiving; troubleshoot or brainstorm the solution to a problem; receive feedback about ongoing projects; and network among fellow digital humanists.

    Sessions will be designed the day of the conference. Participants may propose a session, workshop or activity through the camp’s blog. For further information on how or what to propose, visit http://marshall2018. thatcamp.org/propose/.

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    Marshall students and employees and members of the surrounding community are invited. Registration is free for students and $30 for all others. It covers food and T-shirts. To register, visit http://marshall2018. thatcamp.org/register/.

    The event is sponsored by Marshall University’s Digital Humanities, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Arts and Media, the College of Science, the College of Information Technology and Engineering, and Marshall University Libraries.

    Contact Kristen Lillvis by email at lillvis@marshall. edu for additional information regarding the event or visit http://marshall2018. thatcamp.org/ and www.marshall.edu/dh.