QuicheGIS: A cooking show style introduction to thinking about geospatial projects and transforming text to maps

Virtual NY

This session will focus on learning to think about geospatial projects and will demonstrate the data collection, creation, and mapping steps by: Planning the menu (thinking about your sources and ideas), Mise en place (structuring point data in a spreadsheet prior to GIS work), Cooking (plotting, styling, or analyzing data), Serving (sharing the end product […]

Archiving Web Content With Conifer

Virtual NY

The composition of corpus, analysis and preservation of Web archive is crucial for Social Sciences and Humanities. Conifer (ex Webrecorder) developed by Rizhome offers a wide range of possibility to start the simple and fast constitution of standardized research corpus. After a quick introduction to the problematic and landscape of Web Archiving, this Workshop aim […]

Introduction to Arabic Text Processing with Python and CAMeL Tools

Virtual NY

This workshop introduces the basics of Arabic text processing. The workshop consists of two parts. We first introduce the basic challenges and common tasks associated with Arabic natural language processing. We then present CamelTools, a Python Open-Source toolkit for Arabic processing that addresses the challenges and targets the tasks. The second part of the workshop […]

Exploring City Narratives with the Elements of Gamification

Virtual NY

Considering the discursive and associative nature of cultural heritage data that has been pointed out by various scholars, the speakers will raise the questions of its relevant representation within the database on the demonstration of the work-in-progress “Que.St” mobile app. Que.St is a mapping project for representing culturally significant locations in Saint-Petersburg. First, through their [...]

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Mapping with Palladio

Virtual NY

"Mapping with Palladio" Palladio (https://hdlab.stanford.edu/palladio) is a web-based tool for investigating and visualizing multi-dimensional data. In this workshop, we will learn to visualize humanistic research data on a map, and track connections between data points.

Free

Introduction to Open Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Virtual NY

Open access, open science, open knowledge, open data ... what does all of this openness mean, and what does it mean for those working in or alongside the humanities in particular? This offering will explore the role of open knowledge dissemination in the humanities, academia, and at large. We will focus on the history, evolution, […]

Intro to WordPress: The Block Editor

Virtual NY

Wordpress is an advanced CMS (Content Management System) that can be employed to build a wide-variety of online projects from personal academic sites to online exhibitions. Come learn about Wordpress and the new block editor (the artist formerly known as Gutenberg), which offers a new visual editing experience for media rich pages and posts.  This […]

Free

OpenRefine for Beginners

Virtual NY

Looking to organize and rearrange a large spreadsheet for a project? Join us for an interactive, step-by-step introduction to OpenRefine, an open source desktop application described as “a powerful tool for working with messy data.” This session will cover OpenRefine basics including editing and reconciling data, transforming data into different formats, and connecting to external […]

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Providing and Managing a Diverse and Accessible Classroom/Community Through Technological Means

Virtual NY

Although distanced learning can have many potential benefits, including making it easier for students to schedule classes around their other life commitments, we’ve seen that this format can also highlight and widen learning and accessibility gaps. In this session, we’ll discuss strategies for ensuring our (virtual and tech-enhanced) classrooms are equitable, ethical, and promote community […]

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Collecting Twitter Data for Research

Virtual NY

Twitter data provide researchers with a real-time view into a wide variety of social and cultural topics. In this workshop, we’ll explore beginning and intermediate tools for collecting social media data from Twitter. Attendees will need a Google/Gmail account, a Twitter account, and an Rstudio Cloud account (free) Prerequisites: A Google/Gmail account, a Twitter account, […]

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