Scholars’ Lab Speaker: Dot Porter Ceci n’est pas un manuscript: How Digitization and Presentation Practices Ignore and Obscure the Physicality of the Object On October 30, 2013, Dot Porter, Curator of Digital Research Services at the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies in the Kislak Center for Special Collections at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke in…. Continue reading “Podcast: Dot Porter”.
UVa Library Open Access Week Speaker: Gail McMillan Graduate Student Publishing and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access Publishing for Theses and Dissertations On October 29, 2013, Gail McMillan, Director of Digital Libraries and Archives at Virginia Tech, spoke in Alderman Library about her research on the effects of open access for…. Continue reading “Podcast: Open Access Week Speaker – Gail McMillan”.
Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures Speaker: Sukanta Chaudhuri Many Tagores: Travels through a Variorum Website On September 12, 2013, Professor Sukanta Chaudhuri, Professor of English Literature at Jadavpur University and a Digital Humanities scholar, spoke in Alderman Library at the conclusion of his residence at UVa as an Institute of the Humanities &…. Continue reading “Podcast: Sukanta Chaudhuri”.
Graduate Fellows Forum Introducing Our 2013-2014 Graduate Fellows On September 10, 2013, the Scholars’ Lab hosted a lunch talk to welcome our new Digital Humanities Graduate Fellows, who gave an introduction to their research to be undertaken with the Scholars’ Lab during the next year. Eric DeLuca Composition and Computer Technologies Program McIntire Department of…. Continue reading “Podcast: Introducing Our 2013-2014 Graduate Fellows”.
Speaker Series Brown Bag: James Smithies The UC CEISMIC Digital Archive: Co-ordinating Libraries, Museums, Archives, Individuals and Government Agencies in a Disaster Management Context On July 22, Dr. James Smithies, Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, spoke in the Scholars’ Lab about his work designing and developing…. Continue reading “Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series: James Smithies”.
Graduate Fellows Forum: Lydia Rodríguez The Time Has Come: Ethnography, Gesture Research, and Digital Technology Lydia Rodríguez PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology Scholars’ Lab Fellow Respondent Dr. Eve Danziger Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology University of Virginia Summary: In Western societies, time is usually perceived as a linear progression of events, but not all cultures…. Continue reading “Graduate Fellows Forum: Lydia Rodríguez”.
Graduate Fellows Forum: David Flaherty Mapping the British Vision of Empire in 1731 David Flaherty PhD Candidate, Corcoran Department of History Scholars’ Lab Fellow 2012-2013 Respondent: Dr. S. Max Edelson Associate Professor, Corcoran Department of History University of Virginia Summary: The British Board of Trade, a bureaucratic body responsible for overseeing the 18th-century Atlantic colonies,…. Continue reading “Graduate Fellows Forum: David Flaherty”.
Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series: Alan Liu 4Humanities: Values, Strategies, Technologies for Humanities Advocacy in the Digital Age In April, Dr. Alan Liu, Professor in the Department of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, spoke about ways in which the skills and resources of the DH community can help advocate for the humanities. …. Continue reading “Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series: Alan Liu”.
Digital Humanities Speaker Series: Alan Liu & Rama Hoetlein The History of Thought as Networked Community: The RoSE Prototype In March, Dr. Alan Liu, Professor in the Department of English at University of California, Santa Barbara, and Rama Hoetzlein, Project Scientist, spoke about their work developing the RoSE Prototype. Summary: What if bibliographies of past…. Continue reading “Digital Humanities Speaker Series: Alan Liu & Rama Hoetzlein”.
Graduate Fellows Forum: Joanna Swafford Victorian Songs and Digital Tools: Facilitating Sound Studies Scholarship Joanna Swafford PhD Candidate, Department of English Scholars’ Lab Fellow 2012-2013 Respondent Dr. Herbert Tucker John C. Coleman Professor of English University of Virginia Summary: Although sound studies and interdisciplinary music and poetry scholarship have increased over the last decade, scholars…. Continue reading “Graduate Fellows Forum: Joanna Swafford”.
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