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Amanda L. French, Ph.D.
THATCamp Coordinator
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
George Mason University
Twitter: @thatcamp

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The Humanities and Technology Camp <> is an open
unconference where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn
and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. Since its founding at
the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media <> at
George Mason University in 2008, more than 105
THATCamps<> have
been held in places all around the world, helping more than 6000 students,
scholars, and professionals improve their skills in the digital humanities
while meeting terrific, smart people from all kinds of fields and

The sixth annual THATCamp CHNM <> (affectionately
nicknamed “THATCamp Prime”) will take place June 7-8, 2013 at the Roy
Center for History and New Media in Fairfax, VA, home of
 and Zotero <>. Spots are still available, and the whole
event is free. At an unconference, the program is mostly created on the
first day by the participants themselves, but pre-scheduled
events<> include
a Wikipedia editathon where participants edit Wikipedia, a manuscript
transcribathon where participants transcribe and tag digital historical
documents, and workshops on topics such as how to use JSTOR Data for
Research to analyze a massive archive of scholarly journal articles. A Maker
Challenge <> will offer THATCamp CHNM
participants prizes such as an iPad Mini for an original project begun that

Register now <> while space is still
available. Everyone is welcome, and THATCamp
productive, and collegial. Visit for more
information or write Dr. Amanda French at [log in to unmask]