Remediating the Avant-Garde



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Friday, October 25

Panel 1: Representing the Avant-Garde Magazine
1:30-4pm
McCormick 101

Chair: Milan Hughston (Chief of Library and Museum Archives, MoMA)
Discussant: Nicholas Sawicki (Art History, Lehigh University)

1. Kurt Beals (German, Washington University in St. Louis)

The Universal and the Particular in the Avant-Garde Archive

2. Jonathan Baillehache (French, University of Georgia)

What User Interface for the Digitization of the Avant-Garde? The Dematerialization of El Lissitzky

3. Sophie Seita (English, Univ. of London/Columbia University)

"What is '291'?" The Little Magazine as Fetish, and the Archival Pilgrimage of the Critic

4. Max Koss (Art History, University of Chicago)

Losing Touch: The Digital PAN


Keynote Lecture
5-6:30pm
McCormick 101

Welcoming Remarks: Clifford Wulfman (Blue Mountain Project, Princeton University Library)
Introduction: Natalia Ermolaev (Blue Mountain Project, Princeton University Library)
Keynote: Radical Remediation by Johanna Drucker (Information Studies, UCLA)


Saturday, October 26

Panel 2: Navigating Avant-Garde Collections, Systems and Networks
9:30-11:30am
McCormick 101

Chair: Sandra Ludig Brooke (Librarian, Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology)
Discussant: Andrew Goldstone (English, Rutgers University)

1. Hanno Biber (Institute for Corpus Linguistics and Text Technology, Austrian Academy of Sciences)

The AAC-FACKEL, a Digital Edition of the Satirical Journal Die Fackel

2. Gayle Rogers (English, University of Pittsburgh)

The Spanish Morgue and the Emergence of International Modernism

3. Thomas Crombez (Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp/University of Antwerp)

Digitizing Artist Periodicals: New Methodologies from the Digital Humanities for Analyzing Artist Networks


Panel 3: Analyzing and Teaching the Digital Archive
1:30-3:30pm
McCormick 101

Chair: Brad Evans (English, Rutgers University)
Discussant: Adam McKible (English, John Jay College)

1. Semyon Khokhlov (English, University of Notre Dame)

Modernism from a Distance: Data-Mining the Little Review

2. Jeffrey Drouin (English, University of Tulsa)

Digital Pedagogy: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Teaching Modernist Periodicals

3. Suzanne Churchill (English, Davidson College)

The Digital Database: A Sustainable Model of Student, Staff, and Faculty Collaboration


Roundtable
4:15-5:30pm
Campus Club