Keynote Speakers

Harriett Green · Washington University in St. Louis

Harriett Green is the Associate University Librarian for the Digital Scholarship and Technology Services division at Washington University in St. Louis. She leads library planning and programming for scholarly services that support digitally-intensive research approaches, overseeing the library departments for scholarly publishing, repository services, data services, and information technology services.

She previously was at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was Head of Scholarly Communication and Publishing, Scholarly Communication and Publishing Librarian and associate professor, University Library and School of Information Sciences. Her publications include published works in College & Research Libraries, LLC: Literary and Linguistic Computing, Library Quarterly, EDUCAUSE Review, Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology, and portal: Libraries and the Academy. Her research has been supported by grants awarded from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, XSEDE, and National Endowment for the Humanities.

She earned her MSLIS from the University of Illinois, and also holds a M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in History and Literature from Harvard College.

She has presented on her work nationally and internationally, including at the conferences of the American Library Association (ALA), Association for College & Research Libraries (ACRL), International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), and Modern Language Association Annual Convention. She is professionally active in the Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Association for Computing in the Humanities (ACH), Library Publishing Coalition, and the Modern Language Association (MLA).

Kristen Mapes · Michigan State University

Kristen Mapes is the Assistant Director of Digital Humanities in the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University and a librarian and medievalist by training. Her day-to-day work involves teaching and advising in the undergraduate and graduate DH programs at MSU, consulting on projects with faculty, librarians, and graduate students, leading workshops and community building activities on campus, organizing the annual Global Digital Humanities Symposium, and advocating for public and open scholarship around campus.

Her research interests are currently focused on social media adoption by academics, especially Medievalists. She is interested in discovering how scholars interact (or don’t) online in this interdisciplinary field. She is looking to contribute to the field by fostering community in whatever ways seem useful.

She is also exploring visualization techniques and image analysis in a project that seeks to enhance the Roman de la Rose Digital Library by providing new avenues for exploring and analyzing the collection.

Joycelyn Wilson · Georgia Institute of Technology

Joycelyn Wilson is an ethnographic and cultural studies scholar whose research focuses on African American experessive traditions, Hip Hop Culture, digital humanities, and social justice STEM education. She received her B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, a Master’s from Pepperdine University, and was the 2011 – 2012 Hiphop Archive Fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. Wilson joined Georgia Tech in 2017 as an assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication.