Event Title

Visualizing 19th Century Acts: Informatics, Design, Theatre and History Collaborate

Event Website

http://panopto.its.iastate.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer/Default.aspx?id=ae4c734c-8ac9-4872-9383-0f5c6e3c8aba

Start Date

6-11-2014 9:00 AM

End Date

6-11-2014 10:30 AM

Description

This panel discusses the challenges and successes of developing a web-based interactive tool with an interdisciplinary collective, relating to the life, travels, performances, cultural context and repetoire of the 19th century actor Ira Aldridge. Topics include creating meaningful relationships through database construction; photographic and reproduction rights for public internet tools; developing interactive visualizations to teach history; effective use of student workers and preserving ephemeral performance events.

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Nov 6th, 9:00 AM Nov 6th, 10:30 AM

Visualizing 19th Century Acts: Informatics, Design, Theatre and History Collaborate

This panel discusses the challenges and successes of developing a web-based interactive tool with an interdisciplinary collective, relating to the life, travels, performances, cultural context and repetoire of the 19th century actor Ira Aldridge. Topics include creating meaningful relationships through database construction; photographic and reproduction rights for public internet tools; developing interactive visualizations to teach history; effective use of student workers and preserving ephemeral performance events.

http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/a2ru/NationalConference2014/Thursday/3