Presentations

Select Talks, Seminars and Invited Presentations (*)

2018

* Ensor, J. Featured Speaker. New Knowledge Models: Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production, Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Research Group, 9-12 January 2018, Vancouver, Canada (forthcoming).

2017

Ensor, J. “But sometimes in the London smoke, You’ll smell the gum leaves burning”: The 20th Century Australian book trade, the traditional memory archive, and digital technologies.” Connecting the Colonies: Empires and Networks in the History of the Book Conference, The Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 22-24 November 2017, Hobart, Australia (forthcoming).

* Ensor, J. “Platforms and Techniques in Digital Research.” Guest Lecturer, Researching Convergent Media (WSU Code 101962.1), Master of Convergent Media Unit, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University, 6 September 2017, Sydney, Australia (forthcoming).

* Ensor, J. “In Data We Trust: Journalism in the Age of the Datalogical.” Invited Speaker, Department of Media and Communications, University of Sydney, 8 August 2017, Sydney, Australia (forthcoming).

* Ensor, J. “Accidental Digital Humanities.” Keynote, Research Bazaar, University of Technology Sydney, 5 July 2017, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Academic Publishing.” Invited Speaker, Research Publishing Panel, Humanities and Communication Arts Postgraduate Conference, Western Sydney University, 23-24 June 2017, Parramatta, Australia.

Ensor, J. “Deepening Histories of Place: Development Overview.” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference, University of British Columbia, 22-24 June 2017, Vancouver, Canada.

* Ensor, J. “Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem of DH Projects.” Invited Speaker and Moderator, Digitising Enlightenment 2, Radboud University, 15-16 June 2017, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Ensor, J. “Co-Creating Humanistic Knowledge through ‘Digital Scholarly Editions’.” Database Narrative Archive, the DNA of Journey to Horseshoe Bend Panel, Technologies of the Book Conference, University of Victoria, 9-12 June 2017, Victoria, Canada.

* Ensor, J. “History Off the Books.” Invited Speaker, Interactive HDR Workshop: Diverse Career Pathways for Academic Historians, National Biography Centre, Australian National University, 19 May 2017, Canberra, Australia.

Hendery, R. & Ensor, J. “Digital Projects Workshop.” School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University, 10 May 2017, Sydney, Australia.

* Hendery, R. & Cohen, H. & Ensor, J. “Digital Media in a Post-Truth Era.” Invited Speakers. Around the World Conference Streaming Conference, University of Alberta, 4 May 2017, Alberta, Canada [view].

* Ensor, J. “Publisher with a Cause.” Invited Speaker, Angus & Robertson Symposium, State Library of New South Wales, 10 April 2017, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. Invited Speaker, Digital Humanities Panel, Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Information Online Conference, 16 February 2017, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. Invited Speaker, Gale Cengage Sponsored Presentation on Digital Humanities Scholarship, Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Information Online Conference, 15 February 2017, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Deepening Scholarship: Re-calibrating Focus from Research as a Private Worry to Research as a Public Good.” Invited Speaker, New Knowledge Models: Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production, Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Research Group, 9-12 January 2017, Vancouver, Canada.

2016

* Hendery, R. & Ensor, J. & Siemens, R. & Siemens, L. “Digital Methods Intensive”, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University, 28 November – 2 December 2016, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Seeking (the) Enlightenment in Software.” Invited Speaker, Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages, Stanford University, 3 November 2016, Stanford, California, United States of America.

* Ensor, J. “Are you My History? Publishing in the Digital Age.” Invited Speaker, Royal Australian Historical State Conference: Times They Are A’changing — History and Innovation, 22 October 2016, Wollongong, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Cloudy with a Chance of Data.” Guest Lecturer, Researching Convergent Media (WSU Code 101962.1), Master of Convergent Media Unit, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University, 5 October 2016, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. Keynote, “Are we in this together?.” NIAS-Lorentz Workshop Migrant: Migrant (R)e-collections, Lorentz Center@Snellius, 26 August 2016, Leiden, The Netherlands.

* Ensor, J. Overall Moderator, NIAS-Lorentz Workshop Migrant: Migrant (R)e-collections, Lorentz Center@Snellius, 22-26 August 2016, Leiden, The Netherlands.

* Burrows, S., Ensor, J. & McDonough. “Digital Research on the History of the Global Book Trade: A Shared Universe Approach to Print Culture Studies.” Invited Panel, School of Humanities and Social Science, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, 12 August 2016, Newcastle, Australia.

* Burrows, S. & Ensor, J. Workshop participation. “Integrating BSCO data in the FBTEE – MEDIATE database – problems and opportunities”, Experts Meeting: MEDIATE project, Radboud University, 25 July 2016, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

* Burrows, S. & Ensor, J. “Introducing FBTEE-3.0.” Experts Meeting: MEDIATE project, Radboud University, 25 July 2016, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Ensor, J. “Something Borrowed, Something New: The Adventures of Connecting Bookish Datasets.” Languages of the Book Conference, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF),18-21 July 2016, France.

* Ensor, J. “Novel Challenges: Batting Between Two Databases of French Prose Fiction.” Invited Speaker, Western Sydney University: The Twentieth George Rudé Seminar in French History and Civilisation, 15 July 2016, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Global Book Trade Research: A Shared Universe Approach to Print Culture Studies.” Invited Speaker, Western Sydney University: Digitising Enlightenment Symposium, 12 July 2016, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. & McDonough, K. “MMF 2.0 … Bibliographie du genre romanesque français: 1751-1800” Invited Speaker, Western Sydney University:Digitising Enlightenment Symposium, 12 July 2016, Sydney, Australia.

* Burrows, S. & Ensor, J. “The Hidden Life of Data: Bridge-Building Across Cultural Spaces.” Keynotes, Gale-Cengage Learning / University of Sydney Forum: The Digital Humanities and the Role of the Library, 29 June 2016, Sydney, Australia.

Robbins, S. & Ensor, J. “Strategic Publishing Using Journal Finder.” VALA 2016: Libraries, Technology and the Future, 10 February 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Ensor, J. & Barnet, B. “A Prototype for Using Xanadu Transclusive Relationships in Academic Texts.” New Knowledge Models: Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production, Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Research Group, 19-20 January 2016, Whistler, BC, Canada.

2015

* Ensor, J. “Byala: Talking Gallery.” Invited Speaker, Research Creation Day 2, Lewers Gallery, 10 December 2015, Penrith, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “The Journey to a Digital Scholarly Edition.” Invited Speaker, Journey to Horseshoe Bend Symposium, State Library of New South Wales, 30 October 2015, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Research Problems and Digital Approaches.” Guest Lecturer, Researching Convergent Media (UWS Code 101962.1), Master of Convergent Media Unit, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University, 7 October 2015, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. (with Dan Edelstein, Keith Baker, Robert Morrissey, Nicole Coleman, Simon Burrows & Glenn Roe), “Digital Humanities Panel.” Invited Speaker, ISECS (International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies) Congress 2015: Opening Markets, Trade and Commerce in the Age of Enlightenment, 28 July 2015, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Ensor, J. “Distant Reading, Deep Mapping and Data Landscapes: The Challenge of a Fecund Marriage of Databases … or How to Do Book History as Digital Humanities.” ISECS (International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies) Congress 2015: Opening Markets, Trade and Commerce in the Age of Enlightenment, 26–31 July 2015, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

* Missingham, R. & Ensor, J. “When is an author also a publisher, critic, reviewer and distributor?.” Facilitators, Scholarly Publishing Beyond Paywalls: The Sydney Conference 2015, Macquarie University, 22-24 July 2015, Sydney, Australia.

Ensor, J. & Barnet, B. “A Prototype for Using Xanadu Transclusive Relationships in Academic Texts.” The Generation and Regeneration of Books, SHARP Annual Conference, University of Sherbrooke (Longueuil Campus), 7-10 July 2015, Montreal, Canada.

Peters, N. & Ensor, J. “Migrating People, Migrating Data: Developing a Sustainable Model in Mutual Cultural Digital Heritage.” Digital Humanities (ADHO), Western Sydney University, 29 June-3 July 2015, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “Information Futures: Advancing Digital Humanities.” Invited Speaker, Fisher Library, The University of Sydney, 3 June 2015, Sydney, Australia.

* Ensor, J. “User-Friendly Histories.” (Two Hour) Visiting Scholar Talk, Australian Centre for Indigenous History & The School of History, Australian National University, 15 May 2015, Canberra, Australia.

Gonzalez, M. & Ensor, J. “FoRs, IFs, SNIPs, AISs, OA, DM’s, Q-Ranks and JCR’s: The UWS approach to Guiding Researchers to Quality Publications.” Reinventing University Publishing (Council of Australian University Librarians Library Publishing Advisory Committee), Australian National University, 17-19 March 2015, Canberra, Australia.

Ensor, J. & Barnet, B. “Representing Scientific Information.” Effective Use of Visualisation in Science and eResearch Workshop: Computational and Simulation Sciences and eResearch, CSIRO Annual Conference, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 10-13 February 2015, Melbourne, Australia.

2014

Ensor, J. & Barnet, B. “Towards A Networked Post-Print Ecology of Digital Scholarship: An Experiment in Academic Publication using Bi-Directional Linking, Parallel Literature and Transclusions via Project Xanadu.” Implementing New Knowledge Environments Symposium (‘Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: Emerging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices’), State Library of New South Wales, 8 December 2014, Sydney, Australia.

Ensor, J. “Old Questions, New Technologies: Humanities Methods in Digital Research and Development”, Research Creation Day, Penrith Regional Gallery, 5 December 2014, Emu Plains, Australia.

Ensor, J. “A Literary Apocalypse: Millennial Texts and the Australian Popularization of Armageddon”, Religions of the Book Conference, University of Antwerp, 17-21 September 2014, Antwerp, Belgium.

Ensor, J. & Gonzalez, M. “Journal Finder: Western Sydney University’s Approach to Guiding Researchers to Quality Publications”, Research Impact Symposium, University of Wollongong, 23 June 2014, Wollongong, Australia.

Peters, N. & Ensor, J. & Arthur, P. “Mapping Asylum and Public Opinion”, Boat People: The Long History of Immigration Conference, Western Sydney University, 13 June 2014, Sydney, Australia.

Ensor, J., “Humanities Impact, Or How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Digital Outputs”, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Symposium, University of Sydney, 28 April 2014, Sydney, Australia.

Ensor, J. “That Literary Studies Needs More Graphs, Maps, and Trees.” (Birds of a Feather Session) Digital Humanities Australasia (aaDH), University of Western Australia, 18-21 March 2014, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J. & Hawkins, J. “The #altac Track: Strategies to imagine and build alternative academic careers.” (Workshop) Digital Humanities Australasia (aaDH), University of Western Australia, 18-21 March 2014, Perth, Australia.

Older

Ensor, J. 2013, “Why Write a Book about Angus & Robertson?”, Friends’ Room, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2012, ‘Now Your Smile Goes Everywhere: Community, Family Sentiment and the Desire for Telepresence’, 8th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association (IABA) Conference: Framing Lives, Canberra, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2012, ‘A London Style and an Australian Persona: Angus & Robertson, National Duty and the Commercial Pressures of Selling Australian Books Overseas’, The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing Conference: From Text(s) to Book(s), Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France. [podcast]

Ensor, J. 2009, ‘A Policy of Splendid Isolation: Angus & Robertson, George G Harrap and the politics of co-operation in the Australian book trade during the late 1930s’,Australasian Association of Literature Third Annual Conference: Literature and Politics, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2008, ‘Still Waters Run Deep: Using AustLit Data to Examine the Migration Patterns of Regional Publishers’ Authors and Titles: A Western Australia versus Queensland Case Study’, Association for the Study of Australian Literature Mini-Conference, State Library of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2008, ‘Vigorous Assertions and Pragmatic Assignments: The Challenge of National Identifiers in Postcolonial Bibliometric Practice’, Association for the Study of Australian Literature Annual Conference, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia.

Ensor, J. & Dolin, T. 2007, ‘The Production of the Australian Novel: Interpreting Literary Culture’s Responses to Industry Conditions, 1896-1976′, School of Media, Society and Culture, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2007, ‘Reprints, International Markets and Local Literary Taste’, Association for the Study of Australian Literature Annual Conference, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2007, ‘What is an Australian Novel? The Reading of a National List’, Thinking Culture, Thinking Society Symposium, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J. 2000, ‘Salvation Franchises and Ego-Theologists: The Commercial Appropriation of Apocalypse’, Department of English, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.

Ensor, J. 1998, ‘The Millennium and Judgment Day’, SO254: Future Societies Lecture, Department of Sociology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.

Ensor, J. 1997, ‘The Future Is Coming to a Millennium Near You’, Everyday Wonders Popular Culture Conference, Carlton Crest Hotel, Brisbane, Department of History, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.

Ensor, J. 1997, ‘Apocalypse in Australia’, ABC National Radio Interview, Everyday Wonders Popular Culture Conference, Carlton Crest Hotel, Brisbane, Department of History, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.

Ensor, J. 1997, ‘Australian Futures: An Undiscovered Country’, Imaginary Homelands Australian Studies Conference, R M Williams Cottage, Longreach, Australia.