Digitizing Rochester’s Religions has been featured in several conference presentations and in additional media. This page provides a record of those presentations.

Academic Publications

An announcement of the project’s launch appears in “Friends of Cushwa News and Notes,” American Catholic Studies Newsletter 47, No. 1 (Cushwa Center, University of Notre Dame, Spring 2020): 17. See the web version here.

An announcement for DRR, adapted from the website’s “About the Project” essay, also appeared in H-Net’s Digital History section on May 5, 2020.

Ryan Reft interviewed Daniel Gorman Jr. about DRR in “Digital Summer School: Digitizing Rochester’s Religions,” The Metropole: The Official Blog of the Urban History Association, Aug. 25, 2020.

Conference Presentations

“Digitizing Rochester’s Religions: Piloting a Community–University Partnership in the Digital Humanities.”

  • Presented at the Connecticut Digital Humanities Conference at Trinity College, Feb. 29, 2020. Panel: “Collective Responsibility: Building Community-University Partnerships.” The other two papers on the panel were: Michael Milner, U. Massachusetts Lowell, “Teaching Students to Become Researchers in their Lives and Communities: Pedagogy, Digital Humanities, and Learning from Place”; and Anna Vallye and Rose Oliveira, Connecticut College, “Mapping Urban Renewal in East New London.”
  • Presented at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) 2020 Virtual Conference & Colloquium, University of Victoria, Jun. 3, 2020. Held online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: “Lightning Session 2.” The other two papers on the panel were: C.R. Grimmer, University of Washington at Seattle, “Poetry and Pedagogy as Public Scholarship: Building Digital Media Coalitions”; and Sonja Pinto, University of Victoria, “Creating Comprehensive Figure Descriptions in TEI.”
  • The abstract was accepted as a lightning talk to the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) Digital Humanities 2020 conference, “Carrefours/Intersections,” Ottawa, Canada, July 22–24, 2020, but the conference was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The abstract is available as an archival document here.


Daniel Gorman Jr. discussed DRR on the Oct. 4, 2020, episode of the podcast Interviews with Technical People. This was an informal conversation about digital humanities, labor in higher education, and what it means to be “technical” in a liberal arts profession.