On the Road: Adventures in Public Digital Humanities (Kim Martin on the DH Maker bus at the University of Lethbridge)Posted: September 26, 2014
In 2013, Kim and two friends, Ryan Hunt and Beth Compton, purchased a 1991 school bus, which they have since converted into Ontario’s first mobile makerspace: the DH MakerBus (Makerbus.ca).
What started as a passion project quickly became an area of academic interest, and Kim now works to showcase the public benefits of humanities education in London and beyond. She is a co-lead on the Humanities Matters Bus Tour and is currently implementing a local chapter of 4Humanities in London, Ontario.
This paper discusses her experiences in establishing this project.
Speaker: Kim Martin, Library and Information Science, Western University
Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »