“Scholarly Engagement in the Digital Age” aims to encourage Hamilton faculty in their research endeavors and explore the contours of engaged scholarship in the digital age. Beginning in 2021, the project will host a speaker series, humanities salons, publishing workshops, and scholarly press visits. Inaugural programming is supported by the Library and Information Technology Services (LITS), a Dean of Faculty AHA! grant, and the Humanities Center.

2021 Spring Events


Kathleen Fitzpatrick
May 24, 1:30 pm

Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of English at Michigan State University.  Fitzpatrick is project director of Humanities Commons, an open-access, open-source network serving more than 17,000 scholars and practitioners in the humanities. She is also co-founder of the digital scholarly network MediaCommons, where she led a number of experiments in open peer review and other innovations in scholarly publishing. She is a member of the editorial or advisory boards of publications and projects including the Open Library of the Humanities, Luminos, the Open Annotation Collaboration, PressForward, and thresholds. She currently serves on the boards of directors of the Council on Library and Information Resources and of the Educopia Institute.

Book Discussion

Generous Thinking
May 3-31

Kathleen Fitzpatrick's Generous Thinking proposes ways that anyone who cares about the future of higher education can work to build better relationships between our colleges and universities and the public, thereby transforming the way our society functions. She encourages the higher education community to engage openly with one another’s concerns by reading and exploring ideas together, creating collective projects focused around common interests, and ensuring our institutions are structured to support the public good.


Nhora Lucía Serrano

Associate Director for Digital Learning & Research

Faculty Advisory Group

Abhishek Amar
Jessica Burke
Martine Guyot-Bender
Javier Pereira
Lisa Trivedi
Thomas Wilson

LITS Principals

Reid Larson
Nhora Serrano

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