In conjunction with the exhibition “Touch This Page! Making Sense of the Ways We Read,” this symposium will explore the issues of ability, access, and the archive at the intersection of the Humanities and Engineering.
The symposium kicks off on Northeastern University’s campus on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Renaissance Park 909. The symposium will feature conversation about the possibilities and applications of technologies to redefine access to archival materials.
The second day of the symposium will take place on Harvard University’s campus on Friday, April 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The symposium will look from these conversations to the help us reimagine both how we can create the collaborations necessary to improve access to archival objects and also what access can mean in the future.
Confirmed speakers include: