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Chatham University to host The Humanities and Technology Camp October 5-6

PITTSBURGH—Chatham University will host The Humanities and Technology Camp (THATCamp) Pittsburgh on October 5-6 . This will be the first time the event has been held in the Pittsburgh region. Geared toward people with all levels of technological knowledge, the event is an open, affordable meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot.

THATCamp Pittsburgh will include workshops on topics such as Omeka, WordPress, Network Analysis, Oxygen HML, social media, and digital preservation, among others. The conference keynote will be Dr. Patrick Juola, associate professor of computer science at Duquesne University, who has made national and international news recently as one of two analysts that helped to reveal J.K. Rowling’s authorship of Galbraith’s The Cuckoo’s Calling.



Dr. Elisabeth Roark , associate professor of art at Chatham University, will lead a tour of the Carnegie International exhibit on October 6 at the Carnegie Museum of Art, where she will give a lecture on art that utilizes technology. Participants of the tour will be responsible for the cost of their own admission to the museum.

It costs $20 to register for the two-day public event, which includes breakfast and lunch on both days. Register by September 25 at

For more information, contact Samantha Parish, THATCamp Pittsburgh organizer and senior at Chatham University, at



About Chatham University
Chatham University prepares students from around the world to help develop solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Consistently ranked among the top master’s level institutions in the Northeast by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, Chatham University is also ranked in the top five percent of graduate-intensive institutions nationally and experienced the fastest-growing enrollment in the Pittsburgh region throughout the past decade. Founded in 1869, Chatham University includes the Shadyside Campus, with the historic 39-acre Woodland Road arboretum and Chatham Eastside facility, and the 388-acre Eden Hall Campus north of Pittsburgh. For more information, call 800-837-1290 or visit

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