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), […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
High-quality metadata is essential for the description, discovery, and preservation of DH projects. While TEI is the most used metadata standard in DH, there is so much more to learn and explore! This course will introduce metadata schemas and standards such as Dublin Core, VRA, controlled vocabularies, and linked data and RDF in the DH [...]
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
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 […]
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.