A Future for the History of the Book / A History for the Future of the Book: A Discussion of the Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Project

A workshop discussion, based on "Toward Modeling the Social Edition: An Approach to Understanding the Electronic Scholarly Edition in the Context of New and Emerging Social Media" (accepted for publication in Literary and Linguistic Computing) and A Social Edition of the Devonshire MS. BL Add 17,492 (forthcoming from Iter and Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies: Toronto and Tempe; current social texts at http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/The_Devonshire_Manuscript)

Ray Siemens, Ph.D.

Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing & Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Victoria, English and Computer Science

Dr. Ray Siemens (http://web.uvic.ca/~siemens/) is Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria, in English and Computer Science. He is founding editor of the electronic scholarly journal Early Modern Literary Studies and his publications include, among others, Blackwell's Companion to Digital Humanities (with Schreibman and Unsworth), Blackwell's Companion to Digital Literary Studies (with Schreibman) and Mind Technologies: Humanities Computing and the Canadian Academic Community (with Moorman). He directs the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, serves as Vice President of the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences, and recently served as Chair of the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations’ Steering Committee.