Doing DH at a Predominantly Technical University

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

Do you work at a predominantly technical university? Are you Interested in developing curricula and degree programs in Digital Humanities? This workshop will introduce work being done to develop Digital Humanities at ITMO University in Saint-Petersburg (Russia), which recently established an International DH Lab co-directed by workshop instructors Antonina Puchkovskaya and Kimon Keramidas. During the […]

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How to Make Your Humanities Course More Digital: The Syllabus Re-design

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

One of the most valuable tools in any course is the syllabus as it establishes the first connection between teachers and students, which also means the syllabus can set the course tone and create the impression of whether the course will a success or failure. A good, concise syllabus can answer many of the initial […]

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Introduction to Carto

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

This workshop will introduce participants to Carto, a freemium, open-source mapping platform. It will include a short review of digital mapping, background information about the platform, and a hands-on demonstration of how to create a simple map on Carto. The workshop will also briefly describe ways to develop personal data that is compatible with Carto, […]

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Advanced Text Analysis with SpaCy and Scikit-Learn

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

This workshop is an introduction to the Python module SpaCy, a new library for natural language processing written in Cython, and Scikit-Learn, a library for machine learning. It is intended for intermediate to advanced Python programmers who are familiar with natural language processing suites such as the NLTK, and who are ready to explore next-generation […]

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Digital Mapping for JavaScript Novices

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

JavaScript is one of the most popular and ubiquitous programming languages in history. Because every web browser speaks it, it's worth knowing at least a little bit when doing any kind of web-based DH work. This workshop takes JavaScript novices (and those with more experience) and introduces them the language with the goal of making an interactive web map using […]

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Planning and Prototyping a Digital Humanities Project

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

In this workshop, we'll cover how to plan and prototype an online, interactive digital humanities storytelling project. The planning phase will include rapid sketching, user experience methods, and two ways of working: from big picture to details, and details to the big picture. We'll investigate which method is appropriate in typical digital humanities circumstances. The […]

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Sustaining and Growing your DH Projects

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

What does it take for a DH project to go from concept to community treasure? While some DH projects are purely experimental, many project leaders are eager to see their work grow and develop over time and become useful to a significant community of scholars and students. This workshop will introduce digital project leaders to […]

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Machine Learning for the Study of Literary and Historical Corpora

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

Depending on participant interest, this workshop will discuss either (1) principal component analysis or (2) word embeddings as a technique for exploring large digitized corpora, with particular emphasis on applications to literary and historical study. The workshop will be conducted using Jupyter notebooks in Python. No prior experience with Python is assumed, but elementary knowledge […]

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Sampling for the Digital Humanities

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

Do you have a huge archive to analyze? Do you want to find trends in a large data set? Are your methods time-consuming and difficult to automate? Sampling may be the answer! Learn how sampling can save you time and energy, why representative sampling matters, how to pick random subsets of your data, and how […]

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Visualizing Qualitative Data

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York

This presentation will introduce attendees to the fundamentals of Nvivo queries and analyses. Participants will be shown to easy-to-follow demonstrations of NVivo functions that allow users to visualize information from data sources such as surveys, literature reviews, and interview transcripts. The workshop is geared toward beginners who have had little previous exposure to NVivo. Attendees […]

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