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2019-2020 Working Groups Category

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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