This is the first in a series of short podcast interviews with presenters from the upcoming conference at Yale, “The Past’s Digital Presence.”
Lauren Klein’s presentation at the conference is titled “Towards an Ethics of Electronic Research: Accounting for Absence in the Jefferson Digital Archive”. Lauren is a PhD candidate in English at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her dissertation, Matters of Taste: Eating, Aesthetics, and American Identity, 1732-1865, centers on representations of food and eating in early American literature. In addition to her current role as an Instructional Technology Fellow at the CUNY Honors College, Lauren works as an educational technology consultant for various organizations, including One Laptop per Child. She holds a BA in Literature from Harvard University.