Today was the first meeting of Dan Cohen's seminar on The Digital Humanities and Social Science Computing. Over the next three weeks, Professor Cohen will lead a group of twenty scholars, researchers, librarians, and graduate students from all over campus, addressing both the theoretical implications and practical applications of digital research methods, data analysis, and scholarship. Visiting campus as the Townsend Center for the Humanities' Avenali Resident Fellow in the Department of History, Professor Cohen is the director of the Center for History and New Media and Associate Professor of History at George Mason University. He is also the creator of the bibliographic software Zotero; one of the founders of The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp; and the director of the Press Forward Initiative dedicated to advancing online scholarly publishing.