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Dennis Denisoff

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Biography:

Dr. Dennis Denisoff is a founding co-director of the Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) (www.ryerson.ca/cdh), which is committed to public engagement through open-access digital publishing, global knowledge mobilization, and local symposia and training workshops.

Projects are funded by the Faculty of Arts, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Mellon Foundation, and other institutions.

Collaborators include the Ryerson Library and Digital Media Zone, as well as researchers from the University of Victoria, the University of Toronto at Scarborough, the University of Virginia, and elsewhere.

By engaging in collaborative research at the critical intersection of the material and the digital, the Centre for Digital Humanities contributes to scholarly and societal knowledge about cultural objects, makers, and users. Through the iterative process of designing online environments for the preservation, visualization, and analysis of cultural texts and histories, CDH projects investigate the ways in which digital mediation fosters new ways of critical thinking through making.

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Dr. Dennis Denisoff is a founding co-director of the Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) (www.ryerson.ca/cdh), which is committed to public engagement through open-access digital publishing, global knowledge mobilization, and local symposia and training workshops.