FairCopy: A word processor for the digital humanities.

Virtual NY

FairCopy is a simple and powerful tool for transcribing, editing, and studying manuscripts and historical texts. FairCopy gives humanists an editor to create TEI encoded texts without writing a single line of XML, so this rich format becomes accessible for everyone. Nick Laiacona will demonstrate the use of this new tool and its functionality. The […]

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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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Bringing Eileen Online: Reimagining Bard Graduate Center’s Eileen Gray Exhibition during the Pandemic

Virtual NY

When Covid-19 hit New York City in March, Bard Graduate Center was forced to close the Eileen Gray exhibition that had opened to the public just two weeks earlier. With no timeline for reopening and limited access to the gallery space, the curatorial staff coordinated with the Director of DH/DX (Digital Humanities and Exhibitions) to […]

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Brooklyn College Covid-19 Archive@ A Journal of the Plague Year

Virtual NY

This digital archive has collected stories and experiences from the Brooklyn College community related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The archive resides within the larger, omnibus archive, A Journal of the Plague Year. This demonstration will review the principles that guided the project, the submission process and explore possible digital humanities projects based upon the archive […]

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Reclaim Your Academic Cyberinfrastructure

Virtual NY

Coming to you from the people behind Reclaim Hosting and Reclaim Cloud, this 2-hour demonstration will look at everything from open source tools on LAMP environments like cPanel to Docker-based hosting in the Cloud. In particular, the demonstration will focus on the conceptual and practical shift cloud-based hosting represents for Digital Humanists working with a suite [...]

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