Keynote Address

Geoffrey Rockwell,
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing
& Director of the Kule Institute for Advanced Study
University of Alberta

“Information Wants to Be Free, Or Does It?
Ethics in the Digital Humanities”

Saturday, November 12th

“Geoffrey Rockwell has published and presented papers in the area of philosophical dialogue, textual visualization and analysis, humanities computing, instructional technology, computer games and multimedia including a book, Defining Dialogue: From Socrates to the Internet. He is currently co-investigator in the Text Mining the Novel SSHRC Partnership. He is collaborating with Stéfan Sinclair on a hybrid manuscript Hermeneutica and tool Voyant project. He is also the co-lead of the TAPoR project documenting text tools for humanists.” (

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