Advanced Topics in Word Embeddings

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

Word embeddings are the hottest new technology in natural language processing, and are used across linguistic computer science, from machine translation to information extraction and computational literary analysis. We will cover advanced topics in word embeddings, including: document similarity analysis, nearest-neighbor analysis, training vector spaces, and visualization. We will use literary texts as examples, but […]

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Intro to the Command Line

Bobst Library, NYU, Room 619 70 Washington Square S, New York

Learn how to use the command line to perform basic tasks. We’ll begin by discussing why humanists would want to learn something so technical, then jump into learning how to create and edit files and directories. Knowledge of the command line can be applied in many contexts, including several of the other workshops offered this […]

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What matters to your Congressperson?

Bobst Library, NYU, Room 619 70 Washington Square S, New York

What topics most preoccupy your member of Congress? Are those the sorts of things you prioritize? In this workshop users will learn how to navigate a database of Congress to constituent e-newsletters and how to perform text analyses in R to get a top level core of what members of Congress most focus on in […]

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Betwyll: discover the potential of social reading

CUNY Graduate Center, Room C201 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

Betwyll is a social reading app which allow people to comment text in short messages. It can be employed as a didactic tool to make students read literary texts but it can also be applied to more performative texts, allowing people to express their skills and at the same time to build a community of […]

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Using IMDb as a Dataset for Digital Humanities

SUNY-Empire State College Manhattan 325 Hudson Street 3rd floor, Room 320, New York

Cindy Conaway, an associate professor in Media Studies and Communication and Diane Shichtman an associate professor in Information Systems at SUNY Empire State College will discuss using the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and its advantages and challenges as a dataset for Digital Humanities. In many ways IMDb is an excellent source for Digital Humanities projects […]

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Data Epistemologies: Intro to Data Taxonomies

NYU English Department Event Space 244 Greene St., First floor, New York

Increasingly, humanities scholars are turning to data as a key element of both humanities research and teaching: as DH methods become more prevalent and accessible, students and researchers begin to seek out, digitize, or generate data sets such as cartographic data for mapping, unstructured textual data for distant reading and computational processing, or controlled vocabularies […]

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Introduction to Web Accessibility for DH

Fordham Lincoln Center, Quinn Library Room 234 113 W 60th Street, New York

Interested in making sure that your DH project is accessible to people with disabilities? Curious about web accessibility but not sure what it is or where to start? Join us for an introductory session focused on the relationship between code, design, and web accessibility for people with disabilities and/or those using assistive technologies to navigate […]

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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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Simple-CV

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

Create a pdf and html CV for yourself out of plain text files and set up a personal CV page for free. Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop.    

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Open Pedagogy & Teaching with WordPress and the CUNY Academic Commons

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9207 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

This session will introduce the open teaching possibilities of the CUNY Academic Commons. We will detail how the Commons facilitates teaching with OER and will walk you through several course models for open teaching. Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop.

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Introduction to Network Analysis with Python

CUNY Graduate Center, Room C201 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

Networks are increasingly common aspects of contemporary life: social networks, transportation networks, information networks, citation networks, and more. Networks consist of nodes (individual people or things) and edges (links, relationships, or interactions) that connect them. Researchers increasingly use network analysis to investigate the structures and connective relationships of networks relevant to their discipline. In this […]

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