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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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April 11: Lincoln Mullen, “Towards Quantitative Cultural Histories in America’s Public Bible.”

Mar. 10, 2019—Thursday, April 11, 4:10 pm, Center for Digital Humanities Lincoln Mullen, “Towards Quantitative Cultural Histories in America’s Public Bible” America’s Public Bible is a biblical commentary—not on the Bible itself, but on how Americans used the Bible. It charts how Americans used the Bible in public by using a computer program to find biblical quotations...

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April 5: Race, Gender, and Technology THATCamp

Mar. 4, 2019—Register now for Race, Gender, and Technology THATCamp, Nashville 2019! Sponsored by the Mellon Partners for Humanities Education consortium, the event will take place at TSU’s Avon Williams campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019. We’re thrilled to have two keynote events: a morning panel with Professors Ifeoma Nwankwo and Helen Shin on Race, Gender,...

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March 27: Patricia Fumerton, “Visualizing English Broadside Ballads:

Feb. 25, 2019—From Arch-V Image Matching to Data Mining Illustrated,” Wednesday, March 27, 4:10 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Patricia Fumerton, “Visualizing English Broadside Ballads: From Arch-V Image Matching to Data Mining Illustrated” Founding the English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA) in 2003 and subsequently directing it, Patricia Fumerton’s mission has been to archive online as...

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February 27: Angel Nieves, “Intersectional Cartographies & Social Justice DH:

Jan. 30, 2019—3D Digital Scholarly Editions Documenting Human Rights Violations From Apartheid-Era South Africa” Wednesday, February 27, 4:10 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Angel Nieves, “Intersectional Cartographies & Social Justice DH: 3D Digital Scholarly Editions Documenting Human Rights Violations From Apartheid-Era South Africa” Over the past year, funded by a grant from both the National...

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February 8: Dorothy Kim, “The Embodied Database: Race, Gender, and Social Justice”

Jan. 30, 2019—Friday, February 8 12:30-2:00 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Dorothy Kim, “The Embodied Database: Race, Gender, and Social Justice” Dorothy Kim is an  Assistant Professor of English at Brandeis University.  She became the target of the alt-right a year or so ago when a fellow medievalist brought her writing on white nationalism and...

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February 6: Edward Baptist, “Digitizing Down To the Roots of Racist Policing:

Jan. 30, 2019—19th-Century Advertisements For ‘Runaway Slaves’/ Self-Liberating People” Wednesday, February 6, 4:10 pm, Fisk University Special Collections Edward Baptist, “Digitizing Down To the Roots of Racist Policing: 19th-Century Advertisements For ‘Runaway Slaves’/ Self-Liberating People”   While giving a sneak peek at the project Freedom On the Move, which will have its first public launch on 2/14,...

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