Digital Humanities Speaker Micki Kaufman “Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me”: Quantifying Kissinger Scarcity of information is a common frustration for many historians. However, for researchers of twentieth- and twenty-first century history the opposite problem is also increasingly common. In contrast to scholars of ancient history, who base much of their analyses on …. Continue reading “Podcast: Micki Kaufman on Quantifying Kissinger”.
Data Access for Research and Teaching in the Twenty-First Century On May 6th, Myron Gutmann, Head of the NSF’s Social, Behavioral & Economics Directorate and Professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan, spoke as part of the UVa Digital Humanities Speaker Series. Mr. Gutmann’s talk was jointly sponsored by the Scholars’…. Continue reading “Myron Gutmann, “Data Access for Research and Teaching in the Twenty-First Century””.
The UVa Digital Humanities Speaker Series presents: John Unsworth on “Idiosyncrasy at Scale: Data Curation in the Humanities” Friday, March 25 3:00pm (reception follows) South Lawn Auditorium (NAU 101) This talk is co-sponsored by IATH, SHANTI, and the Scholars’ Lab Abstract: Unsworth will argue that, in the past, the humanities have been characterized by data…. Continue reading “Unsworth to speak at UVa”.
Please join us on November 4th (or look for our podcast) to get your feet wet with Old School Hydro: Modern and Historic Surveying Aboard the NOAA Ship “Thomas Jefferson!”
[UPDATE: video for the “Frontiers” event is now available!] We’re crowd-sourcing the keynote to the final round of the Scholars’ Lab/NEH 2009-2010 Institute for Enabling Geospatial Scholarship. With all of these fantastic attendees on hand — not to mention the Institute faculty — how could we let the opportunity slip by? Frontiers in Spatial Humanities:…. Continue reading “Frontiers in Spatial Humanities”.
Graduate students Alex Gil and Ryan Cordell present their recent work on digital editions of works by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Aimé Césaire.
Up the close And down the stair Visualizing the worlds Of Burke and Hare
Andew Turner joined us in the SLab to discuss the neogeography movement, which has emerged from the rise of easy-to-use web-based maps and emphasizes community-led and colloquial uses of geospatial tools and techniques such as online maps, GPS, and location-aware phones, and its potential applicability to higher education.
Writer, game designer, and UVa alumnus Shane Liesegang talks about the “Disruptive Construction of Game Worlds”
Ethan Carr and Mandy Gagel of the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers discuss “The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: From Editing to Mapping?”
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