Workshop Schedule

BPRC:CASworkshoppostersmallThe Black Press Research Collective Newspapers Project: Visualizing the History of the Black Press in the United States
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
October 10-11, 2014

Workshop Schedule

 Friday, October 10th

730   All participants will meet in the lobby to walk to the University Shuttle

(four blocks from Home 2 Suites by Hilton)

745   The University shuttle will pick up all travelers at the shuttle stop four blocks from the Home 2 Suites by Hilton, and drop off all travelers at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library for a short walk to CAS

830  Center for Africana Studies Introductions by Hollis Robbins, CAS Director, Chair, Peabody.  A “continental breakfast” will be provided during this time in CAS Suite 230 Mergenthaler

915  Workshop participants will walk over to Brody Learning Commons rooms 2030 and 2040

930 – 1100

Welcome and Workshop Staff Introductions by Moira Hinderer and Kim Gallon

  • Sheridan Library Introduction – G. Sayeed Choudury
  • Introduction and the significance of the AFRO NewspaperJohn Oliver
  • Round table self-introductions, brief reference to each participant’s scholarly and professional backgrounds and their relevance to the project
  • Keynote Speaker: James Danky “From Black Bibliography to the Black Digital: Can the Past Help us See the Future?”

1100 – 1115                                   

  • Break (refreshments available at the Daily Grind, on top floor of Brody Learning Commons

 1130 – 1200                       

  • The Diaspora Pathways Archival Access Project, Moira Hinderer
  • Project Gado Presentation, Tom and Amy Smith

1215 – 200                 

  • Luncheon, Center for Africana Studies, Suite 230 Mergenthaler

215 – 345

  • Presentation of digital newspaper and periodical projects (Journalism’s Voyage West, Mining the Recorder, Louisville Leader Collection, Media History Exchange. BPLP, BPRC)

345 – 400                   

  • Break (refreshments available at the Daily Grind on top floor of Brody Learning Commons)

400500                   

  • Black Press Archives presentations, John Gartrell, JaZette Marshburn, and Kenvi Phillips
  • Review of Digital Tools Options, Mark Cyzyk 

Dinner 600 – 800

“Celebrating 187 Years of the Black Press”

Engineers Club

11 West Mount Vernon Place

Baltimore, MD 21201

410-539-6914

Saturday, October 11th

730    All participants will meet in the lobby to walk to the University Shuttle  (four blocks fromHome 2 Suites by Hilton)

745    The University shuttle will pick up all travelers at the shuttle stop four blocks from the

Home 2 Suites by Hilton, and drop off all travelers at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library for a

short walk to CAS

830    Center for Africana Studies Introductions by Hollis Robbins, CAS Director, Chair, Peabody

         A “continental breakfast” will be provided during this time in CAS Suite 230,   Mergenthaler

915     Workshop participants will walk over to Brody Learning Commons 2030 and 2040 for workshop

930 – 1200

  • Mapping Texts presentation, Andrew Torget, University of North Texas
  • Roundtable discussion to identify the highest need areas – in terms of audience and materials that are particularly significant, Kim Gallon
  • Roundtable discussion about what historical/scholarly questions should guide the project, Moira Hinderer

1215 – 200

  • Luncheon, Center for Africana Studies, Suite 230 Mergenthaler

215 315

  • Small group sessions- Identify project resource requirements (staffing, coordination of evaluation and selection process, extent of the project in terms of items digitized and degree of interpretive content, conditions and workflow for digital imaging and platform development). Define institutional contributions, and the nature and extent of collaboration, participating institutional faculty and external contributors.

315 – 330                   

  • Break (refreshments available at the Daily Grind, on top floor of Brody Learning Commons)

 330 – 500

  • Define specific action steps for implementation through small group reports
  • Closing Remarks