The Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos in conjunction with the Institute for Digital Humanities, Historical & Cultural Information, University of Cologne, Germany will host the 2nd Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities (LSSDH-2018) from Friday, September 28 to Saturday, October 6, 2018.
The Summer School with the theme: Humanities, Technology, Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Forum for the Exploration of Tools, Techniques and Theory in Digital Humanities is an International Summer Institute in Digital Cultures & Digital Scholarship. It will commence with plenary and parallel sessions on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Rooms A401 & A301 at the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos.
The Opening Ceremony, which will feature a Keynote Address by Professor Dan O’Donnell of University of Lethbridge, Canada, titled: The Human Sciences and New Technologies: Exploring Digital Tools for Innovation and Development will hold as follows:
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Venue: Tayo Aderinokun Memorial Lecture Theatre, UNILAG
The Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities (LSSDH-2018) which is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, Germany will carter to participants from various institutions in Nigeria as well as from Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Republic of Benin.
Chairman and Chief Host: Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS, Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos
Special Guest of Honour: His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, Executive Governor of Lagos State
Special Guest: His Excellency, Dr. Stefan Traumann, Consul-General, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Lagos Consulate
Guest of Honour: Mr. John Momoh, OON, Chairman/CEO, Channels Television
Host: Professor Muyiwa Falaiye, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos
Co-Host: Professor Hope Eghagha, Head, Department of English, University of Lagos
Convener: Professor Tunde Opeibi, FAvH, Digital Humanities Unit, Department of English, University of Lagos
Members of the University and the general public are cordially invited.