※ Jerome J. McGann,
Commonwealth Professor of English, University of Virginia, spoke in 1993 on editing Nineteenth-Century Texts (Dickenson, Byron, Crane) and in 1994 on "The Visible Language of Modernism."
※ James L. W. West III,
Center for the History of the Book, The Pennsylvania State University, presented a talk in 1993 on "The Making, Unmaking, and Restoration of Dreiser's Jennie Gerhardt."
※ David Seaman,
Coordinator of the Electronic Text Center, Alderman Library, University of Virginia demonstrated the functions and uses of the Electronic Text Center (1993).
※ D. C. Greetham,
Professor of English and Medieval Studies at CUNY Graduate Center, founder and Executive Director of the Society for Textual Scholarship, co-editor of Text, gave a multi-media presentation in 1994 entitled 'TM"Copy / Right"©', Or, 'How To Do Things with Searle and Derrida.'
※ David Vander Meulen,
University of Virginia, Editor of Studies in Bibliography conducted a seminar in the Special Collections room of Newman Library entitled "Reading between the Chainlines" (1994).
※ Jane Rosenberg,
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, met with fourteen faculty members from Virginia Tech, Radford University, Hollins College, Mary Baldwin College, and Roanoke College, made an informational presentation on making applications to NEH, and met with members of the Center (1995).
※ Nancy Grayson Holmes,
Editor-in-Chief, University Press of Kentucky, held individual conferences with Virginia Tech faculty, made a general presentation on "New Directions in Publishing," and met with the Center (1995).
※ Robert O'Hara,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, spoke on "'Trees of History'" in Philology and Evolution," demonstrating the use of cladistics for textual and philological study (October 1995 , Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Science in Society).
※ Ted-Larry Pebworth,
William E. Stirton Professor of English, University of Michigan Dearborn, spoke on "The Technology and Use of Watermarks in Textual Study." November 3, 1995.
※ Leah Marcus,
The University of Texas at Austin, spoke in April 1996 on "The Skull and the Scrivener: Orality and Writing in Hamlet " (Co-sponsored with the English Department)
※ Patrick W. Conner,
Eberly College Centennial Professor in English at West Virginia University, spoke in November 1996 on "Imagining New Editions of Old English Online."
※ Lee Hollar,
Department of Computer Science, University of Utah, spoke on the issue of copyright in the Information Age. Co-Sponsored with the University Libraries and Department of Computer Science. November 1996.
※ David Seaman,
Coordinator of the Electronic Text Center, Alderman Library, University of Virginia, discussed current projects at the E-Text Center and suggested possible collaborative projects with CATH. Co-sponsored with Information Systems. March 1997.
※ Simon Forde,
of Brepols Publishing (Belgium) and formerly director of The International Medieval Institute at the University of Leeds, demonstrated several electronic databases offered by Brepols (CETEDOC, International Medieval Bibliography, and others) for CATH and also gave a talk on "Everyday People and Religious Authority: Lollards, Opportunities, and Repression in Late Medieval England" at the University Club. October 1997. Co-sponsored with Programs in the Humanities and the Department of English.
※ Shigeo Sugimoto,
of the University of Library and Information Science, Ibaraki, Japan, met with CATH for a roundtable discussion on digital libraries and the creation of multilingual web sites.
※ On March 27, 1997, CATH sponsored a session in celebration of Women's Month: "Teaching/Learning with Technology in the Humanities," featuring Bailey Van Hook (Art & Art History), Valerie Hardcastle (Philosophy), and Karen Swenson (English)
※ In 1997-98, Neill Kipp,
graduate student in Computer Science at Virginia Tech, conducted a series of workshops on SGML and XML editing.
※ On Friday, April 16, 1999, Donald A. Ringe,
Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke at the University Club on "Computational Cladistics and the Indo-European Language Family." This talk is co-sponsored by CATH, the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Center for the Study of Science in Society, English, and the Programs in the Humanities.
※ David Silver,
"Critical Cyberculture Studies: Two Models, an Online Center, and an Emerging Field of Study." October 12, 1999. Cosponsored by the Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities (CATH), Virginia Tech Cyberschool, Educational Technologies, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.
※ Len Hatfield, Dan Mosser,
and Ernie Sullivan
discussed and demonstrated The Thomas L. Gravell Watermark Archive and Database on November 12, 1999. This presentation was delivered to the 12th Conference of the Jacques Cartier Center in Lyon, France, in December 1999, sponsored by ENSSIB (École Nationale Suprérieure des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliothèques). The theme of the conference is "Vers une nouvelle érudition: numérisation et recherche en histoire du livre" (Towards a new scholarship: digitization and research in the history of the book).
※ David Silver,
"Discourses of Cyberspace: Culture, Community, Consumption" Friday, March 23, 2001. Silver is the founder of the Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies. Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Social Assessment of Information Technology, Science and Technology Studies, the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, and the Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities.
※ Joseph Viscomi,
James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of English Literature at the University of North Carolina, gave a presentation and slide show—"Blake's Enlightened Graphics: Illuminated Books and New Technologies"—on April 16, 2004.
※ Dorothy Porter
, of the University of Kentucky, and executive secretary of the Association for Computers and the Humanities, gave a presentation entitled "Why TEI" co-sponsored by Digital Library and Archives.
※ Peter Robinson
, of Scholarly Digital Editions
, gave a presentation entitled "Making Digital Editions in the Age of the Semantic Web" on March 25, 2010.