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Spatial Analysis Working Group

Oct. 2, 2019—The Spatial Humanities working group will investigate technologies, scholarly methods, and political practices related to geospatial data in humanistic research. It meets every other Tuesday from 3:00-4:00pm in Buttrick 344. For our fall schedule, please read more.

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Syriac Manuscript Cataloging in TEI XML Working Group

Oct. 2, 2019—The Syriac Manuscript Cataloging Group is developing a database of Syriac manuscripts in the British Library, based on a nineteenth century English-language catalog. We meet every Monday in Divinity 256 from 2:30-4:00pm.

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Text Analysis Working Group

Oct. 2, 2019—This working group offers a practical introduction to computational tools for text analysis including OCR, data cleaning, coding, text mining software, and network visualization platforms. Fall meetings are scheduled on every other Tuesday in Buttrick 344 from 10:00-11:00am. Please read more for our fall schedule.

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Games + Digital Storytelling Working Group

Oct. 2, 2019—This working group operates at the intersection of the fields of games studies, critical theory, and digital humanities. We meet on select Thursdays in Buttrick 344 from 1:15-2:15pm. Please read more for our fall schedule.

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Fort Negley Working Group: Digital Tools for Social Engagement

Oct. 2, 2019—This Working Group provides technological support for the Fort Negley Descendants Project, including gathering and editing video interviews, managing digitized document archives, and creating interfaces for crowdsourcing the transcription of the Fort's historical records. It meets most Thursdays in Buttrick 344 at 2:15pm.

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October 3-4, 2019: Ian Bogost — Humanities and Computing

Sep. 30, 2019—This week the Center for Digital Humanities and the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy will be hosting Ian Bogost, game designer, Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, and contributing editor at The Atlantic. We would love to have you and your students join us at the following events...

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June 21-22, 2019: Mellon Digital Pedagogy Symposium

May. 28, 2019—The 2019 Mellon Digital Pedagogy Symposium offers a focused, hands-on introduction to undergraduate humanities teaching using digital methods – both commonplace (e.g. Twitter, podcasts) and potentially unfamiliar (e.g. interactive timelines, digital exhibits, video essays).  Register now to take part in workshops, seminars, and breakout discussion sessions on: Exploring successful digital projects for humanities education Creating,...

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April 23: Conversation on Digital Literary Studies with Don Rodrigues

Apr. 19, 2019—Tuesday, April 23, 1:00-2:30 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) A Conversation on Digital Literary Studies with Don Rodrigues On Tuesday, April 23 from 1:00-2:30 pm, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Don Rodrigues (English, Vanderbilt University, 2018) will discuss his scholarship and experiences at the intersection of digital humanities and the study of English literature. He...

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April 17: Se Young Kim on The Emergence and Future of Video Game Studies

Apr. 15, 2019—Wednesday, April 17, Center for Digital Humanities Lunchtime discussion with Se Young Kim on The Emergence and Future of Video Game Studies Video games are among the most powerful, pervasive, and lucrative cultural forms of our time.  Discuss the emerging field of video game studies– major interpretive strategies, analytical approaches, research angles, and position in...

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April 17-19: Mellon Partners in Humanities Education Workshop on Haiti: The Need to Know and Preserve the Past

Apr. 8, 2019—Mellon Partners for Humanities Education Center for Digital Humanities Workshop on Haiti Register for the event here: https://forms.gle/dXLEkMhrmjnCA8QA7 When registering, please indicate if you plan to attend a special workshop on field digitization and International Standards for Digital Preservation with Professor David LaFevor. Wednesday, April 17th Noon               Circum-Atlantic Studies Seminar’s lunchtime presentation in Buttrick 123 Julia...

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