NYCDH is happy to announce the 5th Annual NYCDH Week, February 3-7, 2020. Taking place at institutions throughout New York City, NYCDH Week gives individuals across the region who are interested in digital humanities an opportunity to learn new techniques and skills, hear about DH projects from across the city, and become part of a vibrant and diverse community of scholars and practitioners.

Kickoff Day:
Histories and Representations of Communities Across the Five Boroughs

Kickoff Day:
Histories and Representations of Communities Across the Five Boroughs

Following last year’s highly successful event, NYCDH Week 2020 begins on February 3 with a kickoff gathering at Lincoln Center Campus (113 W. 60th St., 12th Floor). This year’s theme is Histories and Representations of Communities Across the Five Boroughs. The day-long event features speakers, roundtables, lightning talks and networking sessions.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Matt Knutzen, the Linda May Uris Director of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Divisions in the New York Public Library.

We are also proud to announce that during the kickoff event we will be presenting the NYCDH Award to Matthew K. Gold, Associate Professor of English and Digital Humanities at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), for his contributions to the NYCDH community.

  • 12:00-12:30:  Registration (with snacks)
  • 12:30-1:30:  Graduate Student Awards
  • 1:30-2:30:  Keynote Speaker: Matt Knutzen 
  • 2:30-2:45:  Break
  • 2:45-3:15: NYCDH Award Presentation: Matthew K. Gold
  • 3:15-4:15: Panel 
  • 4:15-5:00: Lightning Talks (sign up during the day)
  • 5:00: Digibar (The Empire Rooftop at the Empire Hotel, 44 West 63rd Street)

The rest of the week will consist of a diverse selection of free workshops, demonstrations, and events hosted at a wide range of institutions across the city, including: Bard Graduate Center, Columbia University, CUNY Graduate Center, Fordham University, Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), New York Public Library, NYU, Pace University, Pratt Institute, and The Frick Collection.

Download the Kickoff Event Poster!