Terra Digita: Digital Approaches to Medieval Mapping

Terra Digita

Cornell University
Saturday & Sunday, November 4-5, 2017

Sponsored by Olin & Uris Libraries, Cornell University Medieval Studies Program, Cornell Society for the Humanities, Cornell Department of History, Cornell Department of History of Art & Visual Studies, and Cornell Department of Near Eastern Studies.


Download a schedule of talks and workshops, with abstracts 

Keynote: From Satellite to Site: Ways of Mapping Medieval Islamic Maps
Dr. Karen Pinto, Boise State University
Dr. Pinto is author of “Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration," published by the University of Chicago Press in 2016. She received a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2014-15 to work on a book project on “The Mediterranean in the Islamic Cartographic Imagination.”

Download the Terra Digita Poster


The public is invited to attend either or both days of Terra Digita. 

Fees are $10 for students and under-employed scholars, $25 for faculty, FREE for Cornell students, staff, and faculty.
Fees include lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and dinner on Saturday. 

To register, please send your name, email, affiliation, amount of fees you'll be paying, and any dietary restrictions to terradigita [at] cornell.edu.

If you are a student who needs help finding housing in Ithaca for the weekend, please send a message to the email address above.