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4CAST 2017: Our Lives Online

4CAST ’17 will highlight teaching and learning issues related to Big Data, social media, and new technologies—topics set forth by the Office of Outreach and Engagement (Provost’s Office) for our campus-wide Theme Semester, “Our Lives Online.” Come help us celebrate ten years of this popular event. Talks by invited guest speakers will be followed by […]

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The Tinkering Humanist-Mapping Time with Timemapper

Mapping Time with Timemapper Timelines are important components of humanities education and research. Whether charting the transmission of knowledge or the march of history, timelines allow us to visualize vast periods of time into easy-to-read infographics. With this workshop, we will create our own timeline visualizations using Timemapper, a free and accessible timeline software. The […]

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The Tinkering Humanist–Digital Archiving with Omeka

Have you ever wanted to incorporate archival research into your classroom? With Omeka’s free archiving platform, you can assign students to upload content and create their own archive. This easy-to-use platform offers exciting possibilities for your lesson plans, allowing students to explore original material using the Dublin Core metadata standards used by libraries and museums […]

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The Tinkering Humanist-Social Network Analysis Using Cytoscape

Social Network Analysis Using Cytoscape Please join us on October 27th, from 3-5 pm, for our third workshop in the “Tinkering Humanist” series. Social network analysis is one of the growing areas in Digital Humanities research. Scholars and teachers are increasingly looking for easy-to-use software to visualize connections and relationships. In this workshop, you will […]

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The Tinkering Humanist-Versions and Versioning with Juxta

In our second workshop, we cover Versions and Versioning with Juxta. Scholarly editions have witnessed a radical transformation in the digital age. Whereas traditional “versioning”–the comparison of multiple versions of a text–relied on the limitations of the print format, digital editions allow more fluid and nimble presentation of the transformation of a text over time. We […]

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The Tinkering Humanist-Topic Modelling

In our first workshop, we cover the suite of topic-modelling tools known as Voyant. Have you ever wished you could simply press a button and see the major topics of a novel or book of poetry? With this workshop on Voyant Tools, you can! This is the first workshop in a series of Digital Humanities […]

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Digital Humanities Fellowship

The American Philosophical Society (APS) Library in Philadelphia seeks applicants for its inaugural Digital Humanities Fellowship. This two-month fellowship is open to scholars who are comfortable creating tools and visualizations, as well as those interested in working collaboratively with the APS technology team. Scholars, including graduate students, at any stage of their career may apply. […]

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4CAST’16

Jan. 14, 9:00-2:30 Bridging Art and Science: STEAM Education in a Digital World Kickoff keynote by John Unsworth (Vice-Provost for Technology and Library Services, CIO, and Professor of English, Brandeis University) about the impact of innovative technologies on student learning. Unsworth will discuss how the art and science of 3-D fabrication enable users to acquire […]

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Someone to Watch in the Digital Liberal Arts: Adeline Koh

Adeline Koh teaches at Stockton University and is, in her words, “passionate about teaching, web design, technology, and the darker side behind tech: inequality and oppression.” She writes about “gender, race, ethnicity, issues in higher education, digital pedagogy and the digital humanities.” One of the leaders in taking her scholarship to a broader public, especially […]

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The Twitterverse of the DLA

 As you may know, much of the action of scholarly conversation in the digital liberal arts happens on Twitter. If you want a glimpse of that action, you can jump onto Erik Simpson’s own quirky list of Twitter users in the digital humanities, or you can build your own list by following a few people whose […]

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