Hacking Heritage will be held at Smith-Buonanno Hall (95 Cushing Street) on the campus of Brown University. We’ve booked the auditorium, lobby, and a range of classrooms on the ground, first and second floors for the sessions. See Travel & Lodging for a map and for information about parking.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

9:00-9:20am: Registration

9:20 – 9:30am: Lobby Voting: all participants vote for their top 4 session proposals for the morning sessions.

9:30 – 10am: Auditorium (Room 106): Welcome remarks and unconference ground rules; morning sessions announced.

10 – 11am: Session 1
101: Heritage, Place, and Nature (Notes)
207: Behind The Pretty Face: Subverting Audience Expectations (Notes)
206: National vs. Nationalist Narratives: The Increasingly Complicated Role of the Public Sector Employee (Notes)
G18: Funeral for Fogarty (Notes)

11:15 – 12:15pm: Session 2
101: Square to Nowhere (Notes)
G18: Bring Out The Bodies: Mannequins in Modern Museums (Notes)
G01: A Reworking of UNESCO World Heritage Criteria for an Inclusive Heritage Model (Notes)
207: Science fiction, Survival, and Society’s Legacy (Notes)
206: Before and After the Table: Heritage and Food Justice (Notes)

12:15 – 1pm: Lunch. Bagged lunches will be provided (any new afternoon session proposals must be in by 12:30pm so they can be posted). If you require a special lunch to conform with allergies/restrictions, please email Sabina Griffin by February 24, 2017. After that date, we cannot provide a special lunch.

1 – 1:15pm: Lobby Voting: all participants vote for their top 4 session proposals for the afternoon sessions.

1:15 – 1:30pm: Auditorium (Room 106): Afternoon announcements, afternoon sessions assigned.

1:30 – 2:30pm: Session 3
G01: PLAY / Sensing Heritage (Notes)
207: Heritage & Prosperity (Notes)
206: Crimetown (Notes)
G18: Body Farm (Notes)
101: The Offensive Body: performing race work in historic spaces (Notes)

2:45 – 3:45pm: Session 4
207: Data as Cultural Heritage (Notes)
206: Hidden Heritage in Emily Dickinson’s Writing (Notes)
G01: Design Thinking and Dynamic Heritage Experiences (Notes)
G18: Jane’s Walk / Creating A Latino Cultural Corridor (Notes)

3:45 – 4:15pm: Auditorium (Room 106): Wrap-up with 3-minute recaps of each session given by the session Note-taker.

Prior to the conference, during and afterwards, please feel free to post your thoughts on Twitter at #heritage17. The Twitter handle of the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities is @publichumans.