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DH 101

New York University

NYCDH Week Kickoff Gathering

Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus, Room TBA 113 W 60th Street, New York

Our big event! The afternoon of networking, lightning talks and an NYCDH roundtable will be followed by a social outing at a local watering hole. This is your opportunity to see old friends, meet new ones and get to know your New York City Digital Humanities community. Looking forward to seeing you there! Please RSVP […]


User Experience for Digital Humanists: A Primer

School of Information, Pratt Institute, Room 609 Pratt Institute, School of Information, 144 W 14th Street, New York, NY 10011, Room 609

In today's technology-driven world, digital projects are not judged by how fast or attractive they are but rather by their ability to consistently offer memorable and engaging experiences for users. In this workshop, attendees will learn the key concepts and methods of User Experience (UX) and how a combination of design thinking and experience-centered strategy […]

Digital Art History in Practice

Institute of Fine Arts, NYU 1 East 78th Street, New York, NY

Digital Art History in Practice 10:30 Welcome and Introductions Jason Varone, Artist; Web & Electronic Media Manager, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU 10:40 Through Machine Eyes: Art, Artifice, and Artificial Intelligence Emily L. Spratt, Director of the Program in Art and Artificial Intelligence and Visiting Lecturer in Byzantine Art and Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies […]

Introduction to Ed: Make your own digital edition

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

In this workshop students will learn how to install and deploy their own instance of Ed. We will learn how to work with different genres, and stylistic elements. At the end of the workshop, workshop participants should be able to deploy their own scholarly or reading editions online.

Digi Café

Institute of Fine Arts, NYU 1 East 78th Street, New York, NY

Meet like-minded individuals, collaborate, bring your art history questions and learn a tool. There will be four stations where participants have the opportunity to learn CartoDB, Cytoscape, D3.js and bibliographic tools such as Zotero. Specialists will be on hand to address your questions and to discuss your projects. Please bring your own technology and if […]

Understanding Numbers: Basics of Statistical Literacy

School of Information, Pratt Institute, Room 609 Pratt Institute, School of Information, 144 W 14th Street, New York, NY 10011, Room 609

Math and statistics bring about fear and apprehension in many humanities and social science students, yet these skills are often required for research and effective evidence-based practice. This workshop aims to introduce humanities students to basic statistical concepts, various types of qualitative data, and methods of data analysis. The workshop will be taught by a […]

Using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to Build a DH Corpus

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

Students will learn how to use common OCR software, including Tesseract and ABBYY Finereader, to build the text corpora they need to for common DH methods such as text mining, topic modeling, bibliographic visualizations, and text-as-data analyses. Skill Level Beginner Prerequisites None Equipment Requirements None

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Experimenting with DH: A Beginner’s Workshop

Fordham Lincoln Center, Lowenstein 309 113 W 60th Street, New York, NY

For the DH-curious, this workshop will cover finding and arranging open access historical data for experimentation with visualization tools. Tips and tricks for searching and extracting data from the Internet Archive and the HathiTrust Digital Library will be demonstrated, along with sharing best practices for organizing different types of data. Participants will experiment with the […]

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Planning and Prototyping a Digital Humanities Project

NYU XE: Experimental Humanities and Social Enagement, Conference Room 24 E 8th St., New York, NY

In this workshop, we'll cover how to plan and prototype an online, interactive digital humanities storytelling project. The planning phase will include rapid sketching, user experience methods, and two ways of working: from big picture to details, and details to the big picture. We'll investigate which method is appropriate in typical digital humanities circumstances. The […]

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The Pedagogy of DH: A Conversation

NYU Center for Humanities, Classroom 14 University Place, New York, NY

This conversation/workshop will be open to anyone who teaches or is interested in teaching courses where DH as a field is the central topic. Topics may include, structuring syllabi, digital teaching platforms, tool integration, classroom needs, organizing subfields or subcategories of DH, DH in relation to other disciplines, seminal texts and tools, issues in DH, […]

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Introduction to Web Accessibility for DH

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

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 […]


Digital Without Tears: Great (and Easy!) DH Tools for Teaching & Learning

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

Curious to get started with Digital Humanities tools in the classroom but concerned about the learning curve? Afraid that you need to be a coder to do DH? Fear not, there are tons of easy-to-use tools for creating DH projects, including timelines, interactive maps, websites and more—no coding required. This workshop will introduce participants to […]

International and Interdisciplinary: Collaborations in DH Research

NYU, 19 Washington Square North 19 Washington Square North, New York, NY

Digital Humanities take on a different flavor when they cross borders. This panel will discuss perspectives and challenges for international and interdisciplinary collaboration in digital humanities research and training. After lightning talks by panelists, four of whom are just returning from the NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital Humanities (, we will have a […]

Digital Humanities for Teens at the New-York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, New York, NY

Learn about Digital Humanities programs for high school students at the New-York Historical Society! N-YHS offers a wide array of DH afterschool programs in it's new Tech Commons @ New-York Historical, a state-of-the-art digital media lab where teens conduct research and create creative digital projects to share their scholarship. Get a hands-on look at our […]


Containing DH: How to Use Docker to Run Just About Anything

Online New York, NY

This session with be a demonstration of how to use Docker in Reclaim Cloud to run just about any application on the web. It will be interactive in that after the initial demonstration we will be taking requests from the audience to install those hard to run applications in order to model the process. Come […]


Introduction to Manifold, an Open Source Publishing Platform

Online New York, NY

Please join us for a workshop on Manifold, a Mellon-funded digital publishing platform developed by the CUNY Graduate Center, The University of Minnesota Press, and Cast Iron Coding. Learn how you can use Manifold to create beautiful, dynamic projects that can include text, images, audio, video, and social annotation. We will provide an overview of […]


Fostering Community and Collaboration in the Digital Humanities within and beyond CUNY

Online New York, NY

The CUNY Academic Commons is a WordPress/Buddy platform that connects students, faculty and staff across CUNY’s 25 campuses, acting as a hub for various DH activities across the university. The Commons facilitates the teaching of DH courses, sharing and hosting events, creating spaces for working groups to collaborate, and developing websites and digital projects. The […]