From Historical GIS to Deep Mapping: The Emergence of Spatial Humanities
April 17, 2014 7:30 p.m.End:
April 17, 2014 8:30 p.m.Location: Bracken Library, Room 104
Since 1989, David Bodenhamer has been Executive Director of The Polis Center and Professor of History at IUPUI. He has served as strategic and organizational consultant to universities, government agencies, and not-for-profit and faith-based organizations across the U.S. and in Europe. An active researcher, Bodenhamer is author or editor of ten books and has published over 30 journal articles and chapters in books. He has made over 75 presentations to audiences on four continents on topics ranging from legal and constitutional history to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and advanced information technologies in academic and community-based research.
Bodenhamer's work in the new field of spatial humanities includes The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship (Indiana University Press, 2010) and the forthcoming title, Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives (Indiana University Press, 2014), in addition to a number of published essays.
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