Sherwood Leads Workshop for Faculty, Library Archivists, and Grads at U Cincinnati

Kenneth Sherwood, Associate Professor of English and DHC Co-director, led a day-long workshop for the Elliston Project Digital Archive at the University of Cincinnati on 5 October, 2013. The workshop introduced UC faculty, library staff, and graduate students to theories and strategy for teaching with poetry audio.

Prof. Sherwood drew on his scholarly and teaching experience with poetry audio to lead members of the UC community in exploring poetry transcription and audio creative audio podcasts as part of a UC faculty-development grant initiative.

Sherwood's workshop--along with others offered by nationally noted scholars in the digital humanities including Jerome McGann, Lori Emerson, and Tanya Clements--"engaged scholars and poets alongside digital archivists from UC Libraries – faculty and students representing quite distinct areas of expertise – to innovative collaboratively while exploring and developing new skills."

The Ellison Poetry Archive collection includes the digitized lectures and public readings of visiting poets since 1955, including Robert Frost, Seamus Heaney, Robert Duncan and others. This collection is made available to the public for educational uses.

The Elliston Project Digital Archive Pedagogy Workshop, October 5, 2013

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