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Building a Support Structure for Digital Humanities Research Projects in the Classroom

NYU 726 Broadway 726 Broadway, 6th Floor, Conference Room B, New York

This workshop will be a hands-on experience in which participants learn about the different aspects of support necessary for planning and implementing digital humanities research projects in the classroom. The session will be structured in a jigsaw format that puts participants in teams, assigns them functional roles (faculty member, student, instructional designer, librarian, technical staff), […]

Free

Hands-on with 360 Photo and Video Storytelling

Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, Room 444 219 W 40th St, Fl 3, New York

Tell stories and explore space from a first-person perspective in this workshop. See how to get started with 360-storytelling and try a 360 camera. We'll watch a 360-video, go over immersive production tools, use the 360 camera and discuss how 360 can be applied to your work. Requirements: attendees should bring a smartphone.    

Free

Introduction to Jekyll

Studio@Butler 535 W. 114th St., New York

In this workshop you will learn how to use the static website generator, Jekyll. Jekyll is so flexible it can be used to create most modern forms of digital humanities projects and related projects, from personal professional pages, to fully functional digital exhibits. Some familiarity with symbolic computing recommended, but not required. If using a […]

Free

Text as Data in the Humanities

Bobst Library, NYU, Room 617 70 Washington Square South, New York

An introduction to text analysis for literature with a foundational overview of considerations for approaching computational text analysis in the humanities. This workshop will cover a) gathering text corpus, b) copyright considerations c) data cleaning, d) an introduction to the computational software tools e) reading the output and analysis that may include word frequencies, cluster […]

Free

A Digital Recreation of the Lenox Library Picture Gallery: A Contribution to the Early History of Public Museums in the United States

Bard Graduate Center Digital Media Lab 38 West 86th St., 3rd Floor, New York

David Schwittek and Sally Webster will give a Brown Bag Lunch presentation on Tuesday, February 5, at 12:15 pm. Their talk is entitled “A Digital Recreation of the Lenox Library Picture Gallery: A Contribution to the Early History of Public Museums in the United States.” The website, “The Digital Recreation of the Lenox Library Picture […]

Free

Fair Use in the Digital Humanities

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9204 365 Fifth avenue, New York

A crash course on fair use, particularly for digital humanities projects that use copyrighted works as data. We will look at the wiggle room intentionally built into the language about fair use in United States copyright law, as well as the increasing importance of transformativeness in fair use rulings. Requirements: none

Free

Developing a Digital Mapping Assignment for Your Course

Babble Lab @ Pace University, Room 1105 163 William St., New York

For instructors interested in developing a digital mapping assignment, this workshop will provide an overview of some of the most accessible options (Google Earth, StoryMap JS, ArcGIS) and provide examples of mapping assignments. Participants will be asked to submit an idea in advance (it can be very preliminary), which we will develop as part of […]

Free

Make a simple webmap with Leaflet

Studio Lehman, Lehman Social Sciences Library 420 W 118th St, Room 215 International Affairs Building , New York

Learn to make a website from scratch that features a simple webmap with Leaflet. Prerequisites: HTML and JavaScript knowledge is useful but not required. Requirements: attendees should bring their own laptop.

Free

Working with Open Data – intro to APIs

Studio@Butler 535 W. 114th St., New York

There is so much data out on the web, knowing how to use APIs will let you explore and collect data in a reliable and efficient way. Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop with Jupyter Notebook and Anaconda installed.

Free