Nuts and Bolts

Nuts & Bolts / Pro-D seminar: Online Academic Conferences and the Academic Research Poster

The Electronic Textual Cultures Laboratory at the University of Victoria (, in conjunction with the Department of English ( invites you to attend a joint session of the “Nuts and Bolts of Digital Humanities” and “Pro-D seminar” series.
Nuts and Bolts of DH discussions are designed to focus on the pragmatics of digital research, and tap into the experiences and expertise of people working on a variety of DH projects. The Pro-D seminars focus on how to be a succesful academic.
The details for this seminar are below:
Online Academic Conferences and the Academic Research Poster
presented by Paula Johanson
Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons
Mearns Centre for Learning / McPherson Library (3rd floor)
University of Victoria
Learn about increasing your academic presence with poster sessions and online conferences. Whether text-heavy or minimalist, posters are easy to do with a little practice, and can be shared in conference poster sessions or online.
Online conferences make practical and affordable events on social media and at conventions. This short, hands-on workshop uses free templates to turn your papers into conference posters in different styles.
Paula Johanson is carrying out an Open Knowledge Practicum this semester. She is a recent graduate of UVic’s English Department, with a Master’s in Canadian literature and a graduate certificate in Digital Humanities. Her newest book, The Evolution of Agricultural Technology, will be released by Rosen and Britannica in 2018.