Note to all attendees: Session leaders will contact you with additional information, including a meeting link, for each individual workshop, event, or demonstration. 

The Pedagogy of DH: A Conversation

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

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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The Pedagogical Value of Social Annotation

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

Come and learn how Fordham University faculty are using social annotation (Lacuna Stories) to enhance student comprehension and engagement with course texts. Explore a reading using Lacuna Stories in this workshop, and see how this tool from Stanford University can help faculty better prepare for class discussions, and assess student engagement with course texts. LEVEL: […]

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How to Make Your Humanities Course More Digital: The Syllabus Re-design

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

One of the most valuable tools in any course is the syllabus as it establishes the first connection between teachers and students, which also means the syllabus can set the course tone and create the impression of whether the course will a success or failure. A good, concise syllabus can answer many of the initial […]

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Teaching with/on Scalar

Babble Lab @ Pace University, Room 1105 163 William St., New York, NY, United States

A hands-on overview of Scalar, a free, online platform designed for creating digital editions. This workshop will showcase and discuss examples of textbooks created on Scalar, offer a quick tutorial on the basics of using Scalar (pages, paths, adding users, tagging, adding images) and offer suggestions for how to incorporate this tool in the classroom. […]

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Building a Support Structure for Digital Humanities Research Projects in the Classroom

NYU 726 Broadway 726 Broadway, 6th Floor, Conference Room B, New York, NY

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), […]

Free

Fair Use in the Digital Humanities

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9204 365 Fifth avenue, New York, NY, United States

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

Free

Developing a Digital Mapping Assignment for Your Course

Babble Lab @ Pace University, Room 1105 163 William St., New York, NY, United States

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 […]

Free

Data Epistemologies: Intro to Data Taxonomies

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

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 […]

Free

Introduction to Web Accessibility for DH

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

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, NY, United States

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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Open Pedagogy & Teaching with WordPress and the CUNY Academic Commons

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9207 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States

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.

Free

Multimedia Scholarship: Project-oriented and Alternative Forms of Academic Writing

Tisch School of the Arts: Cinema Studies Department, Room 670 721 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

This workshop will consist of: a) a showcase of a range of multimedia scholarship and classroom projects, from digital and interactive to analog, and b) an introduction to some DIY and easily accessible tools for digital modes of writing. RSVPs are encouraged to mention what types of projects/scholarship they are interested in so that the […]

Free

Introduction to Manifold Scholarship

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5307 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

This workshop introduces participants to Manifold Scholarship, a Mellon-funded digital publishing platform developed by The CUNY Graduate Center, The University of Minnesota Press and Cast Iron Coding. Manifold can be used to create attractive multimodal publications and customized teaching copies of literature in the public domain. Presenters will provide an overview of Manifold and demonstrate […]

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Social Annotation and Reading: Digital Pedagogy for Class Texts

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

Perusall (Perusall.com) is a fantastic new social reading and annotation tool that has come out of Harvard and the University of Texas that addresses the age-old question: "Are my students doing the reading?" Fordham University has implemented this tool in a number of classes this academic year and been impressed with the results. Come for [...]

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

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

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 […]

A Project-Ready Approach to Teaching Visual Cultures: Replacing the Textbook with a Flexible, Scalable Database

NYU, 726 Broadway, 6th Floor, Conference Room B 726 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

In this demonstration, attendees will learn about building a flexible, platform neutral textbook replacement using low tech collaborative tools. The resulting data set can be published to a variety of display platforms (such as WordPress or Omeka) in addition to being available for faculty and student projects such as maps, timelines, and exhibits. Participants will […]

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Digital Tools for Students as Producers of Public Scholarship

Brooklyn College, Room 412 2900 Bedford Avenue, Room 412, New York, NY, United States

This open pedagogy demonstration illustrates different ways of enacting the belief that students, as part of the their learning, can be- and should be- not only consumers of knowledge but also producers of it. This digital tools demonstration includes annotation software such as Hypothes.is. and Slack, Story Maps other Web-based mapping, podcasting tools and platforms […]

Free

Out of the Classroom with Fulcrum: A Digital Note Taking App for Student Fieldwork

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

For many instructors who teach in New York, the city is seen as a pedagogical asset that can be used to extend their classroom.  As a result, many courses include assignments that ask students to leave campus and to explore, examine, and evaluate the city as primary source material.  At Fordham University, Fulcrum - a […]

Free

Commons In A Box OpenLab: A Commons for Open Learning

CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5307 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

This workshop introduces Commons In A Box OpenLab: free, open source software that enables anyone to create a commons space specifically designed for open learning, where students, faculty, and staff can collaborate across disciplinary boundaries and share their work openly with one another and the world. Funded by a generous grant from the NEH’s Office […]

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Open & Digital Pedagogy: Teaching with WordPress and the CUNY Academic Commons

CUNY Graduate Center, Room C201 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States

This workshop will present models and strategies for teaching with Wordpress. We’ll explore open teaching, considering methods and digital tools that allow instructors and their students to engage with wider audiences and public discourses. The workshop will also introduce the CUNY Academic Commons, a WordPress platform for the CUNY community, and demonstrate how this platform […]

Free

Introduction to Manifold Scholarship

Virtual NY, United States

Please join the GC Digital Initiatives for this workshop on Manifold Scholarship, a Mellon-funded digital publishing platform developed by the CUNY Graduate Center, The University of Minnesota Press, and Cast Iron Coding. Learn about how Manifold allows you to create beautiful, dynamic projects that can include text, images, video, embedded resources, and social annotation. We […]

Free

Introduction to Open Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Virtual NY, United States

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, […]

Implementing Learner-Created Podcasts

Virtual NY, United States

As global podcast listenership continues to grow, students are now aware and interested in the medium. Podcasts can be an engaging collaborative course activity and/or assignment and it works well in the remote learning environment. This workshop will focus on implementing learner-created podcasts in the classroom including rubrics on how to assess creative content. No […]

Fair Use in the Digital Humanities

Virtual NY, United States

A crash course on fair use, particularly for digital scholarship projects that use copyrighted works as data. We will look at the wiggle room built into the fair use clause of U.S. copyright law, and at what that wiggle room has allowed. We will also look at the increasing importance of transformativeness in court rulings […]

Free

Building a Commons for Open Learning with Commons In A Box OpenLab

Virtual NY, United States

Commons In A Box OpenLab is free, open-source software that enables anyone to create a commons space specifically designed for open learning, where students, faculty, and staff can collaborate across disciplinary boundaries and share their work openly with one another and the world. The project brings together Commons In A Box, the software that powers […]

Free

Working with Data: From Formats to Ethics

Virtual NY, United States

This workshop offers a space for participants to develop their data literacies and experiment with the role of humanistic inquiry in data work, and vice versa. We’ll start with a primer on data types, formats, and modeling, bringing into focus information genres that we encounter every day but often take for granted (like tables and […]

Free

Introduction to Manifold, an Open Source Publishing Platform

Online New York, NY, United States

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 […]

Free

Digitalizing the Classroom: The Way Forward.

Online New York, NY, United States

Since the emergency online transition in March 2020, teachers have been gathering in strong communities to support each other exploring a plethora of theories (and praxis) on digital pedagogical tools. How effective were these in creating equally great students’ communities and fostering their engagement in classrooms? Back to a new normal in the Fall 2021, […]

Free

Supporting Open Learning with Commons In A Box OpenLab

Online New York, NY, United States

Commons In A Box OpenLab (https://cboxopenlab.org/) is free, open source software that enables anyone to create a commons space specifically designed for open learning, where students, faculty, and staff can collaborate across disciplinary boundaries and share their work openly with one another and the world. The project brings together Commons In A Box, the software [...]

Free

Lessons from Hybrid Teaching

Online New York, NY, United States

This free online NYC Digital Humanities session organized by Cinema Studies professor Marina Hassapopoulou will focus on hybrid teaching methods adaptable to various subjects and fields in the Humanities. Participants will be introduced to new (and DIY) tools and practices for collaborative learning, mind-mapping, visualizations, and other low/no-budget platforms. The demonstration and talk will be [...]

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Interrogating the Archive and Digital Humanities through Latina Feminism

Online New York, NY, United States

This discussion focuses on the use of underrepresented archives to reconfigure how we understand the past in the aftermath of pivotal change and imagine a more inclusive future. The US Latino Digital Humanities program (USLDH) at the University of Houston draws from the rich archival collections at Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage (Recovery) in [...]

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Musical Collaborations: Discussion & Knowledge Sharing

Online New York, NY, United States

The pandemic did not keep live music from happening, but it did change the way musicians played and recorded music with others and by ourselves. In this discussion, we'll share our experiences from the past couple of years of making music, recording it, and attempts at playing live together while apart. What strategies did you […]

Free
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