Diane K. Jakacki, Ph.D.

Georgia Institute of Technology Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow School of Language, Media and Communication 686 Cherry Street Atlanta, GA 30332-0165 USA Phone: (404) 660-8366 diane.jakacki@lmc.gatech.edu

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario Department of English Language and Literature PhD in English Language and Literature, 2011 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Master of Arts in English, 2005 Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts in English and History, 1986

External • Newberry Library Consortium Research Grant. 2008. USD $1,500 • Francis A. March Fellowship, Lafayette College. 2004-2005. USD $1,500 Internal • International Doctoral Student Award, University of Waterloo. 2005-2008. CAD $26,056 • MERIT/Faculty of Arts Graduate Scholarship. UW. 2007-2009. CAD $20,000 • UW/Faculty of Arts Graduate Scholarship. UW. 2006-2008. CAD $10,000 • UW Graduate Merit Scholarship. UW. 2006-2007. CAD $10,000 • Arts Graduate Enhancement Scholarship. UW. 2005-2007. CAD $8,000 • Provost Doctoral Entrance Award for Women. UW. 2005-2006. CAD $5,000 • Jack Gray Graduate Fellowship Award, English Dept. 2007. CAD $3,500 • Arts Graduate Experience Award. UW. 2008. CAD $1,110

‘Covetous to parley with so sweet a frontis-peece’: Illustration in Early Modern English Play-Texts Supervisor: Dr. Katherine Acheson Committee: Dr. Jennifer Roberts-Smith and Dr. Sarah Tolmie External Reader: Dr. Holger Schott Syme My dissertation analyzed patterns of visual rhetoric in the illustrated title pages of seventeenthcentury English printed drama. These images raise significant questions about publication practices, politics, and the relationship between the contemporary theatrical audience and the reading public. Furthermore, they represent definite and hitherto unacknowledged emphasis on performance aspects of published drama, thereby communicating distinctive value to their viewers.


D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

Areas of Specialization Early Modern Studies: early modern literature drama and literature, performance, book and popular culture history. Digital Humanities: digital humanities theory and practice, digital pedagogy, visual rhetoric, multimedia theory and design. Publications Editions and Monographs • The Play of Wit and Science, (new edition of John Redford’s 1530’s interlude), Broadview Anthology of Medieval Drama. Buffalo, NY: Broadview Press, 2012. • Henry VIII (digital edition), Internet Shakespeare Editions, <http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/index.html>, under contract. • ‘Stretch thine art’: Printed Play Texts and the Influence of Illustration, 1600-1660. Cambridge UP. Under review. Articles, Book Chapters • “The Roman de la rose in Text and Image: a Multimedia Research and Teaching Tool.” (with Christine McWebb). Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture. Brent Nelson and Melissa Terras, eds. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2012. • “Title Page Engravings and Re-ordering the Quartos of A Game at Chess”. Research on Medieval and Renaissance Drama, XLX, 2012: 45-70. • “‘Canst Paint a Doleful Cry?’: Promotion and Performance in the Spanish Tragedy Title Page Illustration”. Early Theatre, 13.1, 2010: 13-36. • “The Tarlton Project: Building a Better Digital Edition Through REED.” Envisioning REED in the Digital Age. Jason Boyd, ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell. Under review. • “Teaching the Henriad in the Composition Classroom.” Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s History Plays. Laurie Ellinghausen, ed. Modern Languages Association. Under review. • “From the Ground Up: Shaping Community, Collaboration, and Multiliteracies at Georgia Tech.” (with Brandy Blake, Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, Karen Head, Chris Ritter, Nirmal Trivedi, and Christopher Weedman). Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies, James Purdy and Danielle Nicole DeVoss, eds. Under review. • “Process-oriented Pedagogy, Synergy, and Multimodality in the Composition Classroom: Findings from Georgia Tech’s Writing and Communication Assessment Program.” (with Brandy Blake, Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, Kathleen Hanggi, and Amanda Madden). Computers and Composition. Under review. Textbooks • Georgia Tech WOVENText version 2.1 (with Rebecca Burnett, Katy Crowther, Andy Frazee, Kathleen Hanggi, Jennifer Orth-Veillon, Sarah Schiff and Malavika Shetty, and Robin Wharton,). New York: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2012.

3 Ongoing Digital Publications • The Tarlton Project: <http://tarltonproject.org> • Personal professional website: <http://dianejakacki.net> Research and Professional Experience Software Consultant

D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

• imageMAT Annotation Tool. 2011-Present.
Online Consultant and Designer, graphical user interface and website for interoperable image and text annotation tool. Principal Investigator: Christine McWebb, University of Waterloo, total project budget: CAN $621,000. • Records of Early English Drama. 2010-Present. Digital Implementation Committee Board Member and Online Design Consultant, development of digital humanities components for transition of Records of Early English Drama resources to digital platform. Individual areas of specialization: visualization and pedagogical initiatives. Principal Investigators: William Bowen and Jason Boyd, Records of Early English Drama, University of Toronto. Advisor Iter Project. University of Toronto, Ontario. • Advisory Board Member, 2012-Present. Devonshire MS Project. Victoria, British Columbia. • Advisory Board Member, 2011-Present. Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI). Victoria, British Columbia. • Assistant Director, 2012-Present. • Instructor, Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities course, 2012-Present. • Chair, DHSI Colloquium Advisory Group, 2011-Present. • Co-organizer, DHSI Graduate Student Colloquium, 2009-2011. Making Publics Project. “Making Theatrical Publics in Early Modern Europe”. Toronto, Ontario. • Research seminar participant. May-June 2008. • Final team meeting participant. June 2010. Proposals and Grants Grants Awarded: as Collaborator • 2012 Gates Foundation, MOOCs in Introductory Classes—“First-Year Composition 2.0.” PI: Rebecca Burnett. Co-PIs: Andy Frazee, Karen Head, and Amanda Madden; Collaborators: Peter Fontaine, Kathleen Hanggi, Christine Hoffmann, and Diane Jakacki. Consultants: Steve Hodges, Caroline Noyes, John Thornton, and Robin Wharton. ($50,000)

4 Proposals and Grants (cont.) Grants Applied for and Still Under Consideration

D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

• 2012 Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). Request for Information (RFI): Strengthening Human Adaptive Reasoning and Problem-solving (SHARP)—“Risk, Rival Hypotheses, and Reflection in Scenario-based Problem Solving.” PI: Rebecca Burnett (Georgia Tech) and Brandon Conover (Bennett Aerospace). Co-PIs: Jason Ellis, Andy Frazee, Diane Jakacki, and Amanda Madden (all Georgia Tech). Grants Applied for But Not Awarded • 2012 National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, Level I – “Space and Place in the Humanities, Teaching with Maps and Mapping Technologies.” PI: Rebecca Burnett. Co-PIs: Diane Jakacki, Thomas Lolis, and Robin Wharton. Lead Investigators: Brandy Blake, Doris Bremm, Kathryn Crowther, Amanda Madden, Kellie Meyer, and Sarah Schiff. ($25,000)

Conference Presentations 2012: • “Tracing the Steps of Touring Actors: Using REED Records and GIS to Illuminate SixteenthCentury Performance Practices.” Cincinnati, OH. Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. October 2012. • “Teaching Early Modern Popular Culture with Digital Editions.” Washington, DC. Renaissance Society of America conference. March 2012. 2011:  “‘didst thou neuer know Tarlton?’: Building a Better Digital Edition Through REED.” Toronto, CA. Envisioning REED Online conference. Records of Early English Drama. April 2011. 2010:  “Teaching in Real Time: The Benefits and Challenges of Incorporating Live Events into the Syllabus.” Atlanta, GA. Georgia Tech Writing and Communication Colloquium, November 2010. <http://britts.lcc.gatech.edu/blog/2010/11/teaching-in-real-time/>  “‘More matter, with lesse Art’?: Balancing the Values and Challenges of Teaching Drama in Second Life.” Chicago, IL. Shakespeare Association of America Conference, April 2010. 2009:  “‘What lack ye – what would ye have bought:‘ Ballads on Stage, Theatre in Ballads.” Toronto, Ontario. EMSS (Early Modern Studies Seminar – University of Toronto) Conference, May 2009.  “Resonance and Richard Tarlton in the 1630 Edition of The Honorable Historie of Frier Bacon and Frier Bungay”. Washington, D.C. Shakespeare Association of America Conference, April 2009. 2008:  “The Roman de la rose in Text and Image: a Multimedia Teaching and Research Tool”. Copresented with Christine McWebb. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. CaSTA (Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis) Conference, October 2008.


D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

Conference Presentations (cont.) 2007:  “‘A WORK Worthy to be kept in Record and to bee communicated to Posterity’: Analyzing Image in Vicars and Jenner's Parliamentary Newsbooks”. London, England. British Printed Images to 1700 Conference, July 2007.  “Faculty-Student Interaction in Graduate Student Professionalization”. Co-presented with Julia Mamolo. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Conference, May 2007.  “Making Knowledge Public: the MARGOT Website at Waterloo”. Co-presented with Christine McWebb and Delbert Russell. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. CSM (The Canadian Society of Medievalists) Conference, May 2007. Research Assistantships University of Waterloo • MARGOT, 2006-2010 Designed, produced and maintained website for bilingual research project. http://margot.uwaterloo.ca Funding Source: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Center for Teaching Excellence (UW) Principle Investigator/Supervisor: Christine McWebb • Watching the Script, 2009 Undertook research and provided literary review/bibliography for team developing online tool to visualize theatrical text. Funding Source: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Image Text, Sound and Technology (SSHRC/ITST) Principle Investigator/Supervisor: Jennifer Roberts-Smith • Foundational Theatre Studies as Praxis, 2008-2010 Assisted in development and execution of pedagogical program designed for introductorylevel students in a large (135-student) class in active, authentic learning experiences combining theatrical scholarship and practice. Funding Source: University of Waterloo Learning Initiative Fund (LIF) Principle Investigator/Supervisor: Jennifer Roberts-Smith • RSES (Research Skills in English Studies), 2006 Developed analytical tools to gauge success of online teaching module. http://www.arts.uwaterloo.ca/~rses/RSEShome.html Funding Source: University of Waterloo Learning Initiative Fund (LIF) grant Principle Investigator/Supervisor: Katherine Acheson


D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

Research Assistantships (cont.) Centre for Performance Studies in Early Theatre, University of Toronto • Chester 2010: Theatre History in Theory, Practice and Pedagogy, 2009-2010 Webmaster and project manager for conference technology initiative Principle Investigator/Supervisor: Jennifer Roberts-Smith • SQM (Shakespeare and the Queen's Men), 2005-2007 Webmaster and project manager for conference website Funding source: Social Sciences and Humanities Resarch Council, Research/Creation Grants in Fine Arts (SSHRC/RC) Principle Investigator/Supervisor: Alexandra Johnston

Areas of Specialization Early Modern and Medieval Studies: Shakespeare, Chaucer, British literature through 1800, medieval and early modern drama, theatre history, print and popular culture. Digital Humanities, Pedagogy and New Media: digital humanities theory and practice, visual rhetoric, media studies, multimedia theory and design. Employers Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-Present Instructor University of Waterloo, 2007-2010 Lecturer Courses Literature and Drama • Shakespeare’s English History • #DigitalBard: New Media Approaches to Shakespearean Drama • Renaissance London City Comedy • Survey of British Literature I and II (1400-1700, 1700-1900) • The Short Story • The Rebel • Youth and Adolescence Technology and Media Studies • Digital Rhetoric and Interaction Design • Introduction to Media Studies • Silent Film and Early Modern 20th Century Popular Culture • The Cult(ure) of Celebrity and 21st Century Social Media • Writing for the American Film Institute Catalogue (independent study) • Computer Science Senior Design Capstone Project (advisor)

7 Courses (cont.) Theatre • Introduction to Theatre • Theatre History • Theatre Criticism Writing and Communication • English Composition I and II • Introduction to Academic Writing • Genres of Business Communication

D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

Teaching Awards • Recipient of twelve Georgia Tech “Thank a Teacher Awards,” 2010-2012. This award is a service designed to give Georgia Tech students an easy way to show appreciation to their teachers (faculty, TAs, mentors, and advisers) who have made a difference in their education.

Peer reviewer • Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Scholarship ongoing. • The Bedford Guide for College Writers, chapter 5, “Teaching Writing Online: Using Technology in Your Composition Course.” December 2012 – February 2013. • New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies vol. IV June-September 2012. • Early Theatre February-April 2012. • Conference Proceedings of The Digital Middle Ages: Teaching and Research, the Third International MARGOT Conference July-August 2011. Georgia Institute of Technology • Media and Technologies Committee. Chair, 2012-Present. • “DevLab” Technological Development Laboratory. Chair, 2011-Present. • TECHStyle journal technical design editor and ongoing contributor, 2010-Present. • Hall Building Renovation Project. Committee member, 2011-2012. • Grant-Writing/Mapping Project Committee. Co-chair, 2011-2012. • Social Networking Communication Project. Committee member, 2010-2012. Professional Memberships • Association for Computers and the Humanities • Shakespeare Association of America • Renaissance Society of America • Sixteenth Century Society and Conference • Modern Language Association


D. K. Jakacki curriculum vitae

Home Box Office Vice President, Internet Original Programming (1999-2001) • Oversaw creation of HBO.com: groundbreaking online network that provided web information and parallel content for HBO fans and subscribers. Responsible for all facets of creativity and production, including staff of 25. Original Programming & Marketing, series of positions (1987-1999) • Participated in development and marketing support of HBO series and specials (The Sopranos, Band of Brothers, Sex & the City, etc.) • Produced video programs placed on and off HBO’s service (1987-2001) • Developed and executed $100MM per annum Advertising and Marketing campaigns and third-party marketing tie-ins for all genres of HBO original programs (TV, radio, print media) (1987-1998) Headgear Productions: Principal and Co-Founder (2002-2003) • Developed content for new cross-platform broadband entertainment environments, specializing in educational programs.

Poculi Ludique Societas (Toronto, ON) • Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay (2005) Stage Manager, Ensemble • Second Shepherds Play (2004) Tech/Crew • Don Juan (2004) Stage Manager • Production Committee (2004-05) Downstage TheatreWorks (Stamford, CT) • Co-founder and artistic director (1989-1996) Pennsylvania Playhouse Playwrighting Competition (Bethlehem, PA) • Rubbing Brass (winning play, 1995)

Additional Distinctions
• Who’s Who in the World (2000-2001) • Who’s Who Among American Women (2001)

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