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

Simple CV

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

Create a PDF and HTML CV for yourself out of plain text files and set up a free personal CV website. Equipment Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop and pre-install Visual Studio Code.  

Free

Publishing with Manifold

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

Manifold Scholarship invites teachers and scholars to learn how to publish materials on Manifold, a digital platform for scholarly publishing. Participants will learn how to turn a Google Doc into a polished publication or create a mobile-friendly version of a public domain text. Manifold Graduate Fellow Jojo Karlin will lead a quick introduction to putting […]

Free

Working with Open Data – intro to APIs

Columbia (Butler Library room 208B) 535 West 114th St, New York, NY

There is so much data out on the web, knowing how to use APIs will let you explore and collect data in a reliable and efficient way. We will use Python to get data from New York Times archive. Equipment: Laptop, Anaconda Prerequisites: Familiarity with Python and Anaconda    

Free

Tome Collaborative Course Publications

NYU 20 Cooper Square 20 Cooper Square, 2nd floor, New York, NY

This workshop looks at Tome as a tool for publishing media rich, accessible, peer reviewed and preservable publications. Tome is now being developed for use in the classroom as a collaborative, academic writing tool and media archive for faculty and students. Equipment Requirements: Laptop with Wifi capabilities

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 […]

Free

Unity for Spatial Research: SpatioScholar

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

The workshop will provide participants with an introduction to the SpatioScholar workflow. SpatioScholar is an application developed in Unity for scholarly work that requires spatial and temporal processing and visualization in art/architectural/urban history and heritage studies. SpatioScholar provides a single interface for combining 3D modeled spaces, digitized primary documents, historical data and scholarly research and […]

Free

OpenRefine for Beginners

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

Free

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

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

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

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 […]

Free

Introduction to Hypothes.is web annotation

Virtual NY

In this session you will learn how to use the hypothesis web annotation tool in and outside the classroom. Using real life examples, you will learn how to set up an instance for your classroom to enable online discussion among students that resembles the comment feature on a google doc. You will also learn how […]

Free

Reducing Your Digital Carbon Footprint

Virtual NY

The digital is material. Learn how you can measure and reduce your digital carbon footprint to “embody the just and liberated worlds we long for” (adrienne maree brown). In this workshop, we’ll talk about the material impacts of our digital lives. You will be given tools to measure and understand these impacts and, through an […]

Free

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 […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free

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, […]

Free

Implementing Learner-Created Podcasts

Virtual NY

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 […]

Using Google Sheets to Create, Organize and Explore Your Humanities Data

Virtual NY

Google Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet program, equivalent in some ways to Microsoft Excel, with a wide array of features and uses. For people who would like to embark on a digital humanities project, it is one of many options for organizing data. This workshop is aimed at total beginners and will introduce a few […]

Introduction to Omeka

Virtual NY

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. This workshop will explain the basics of why and when to use Omeka and include a walkthrough of how to use Omeka to manage online collections and create digital exhibitions.

Free

Accessible Design

Virtual NY

Over the last thirty years, the internet has become of vital importance to daily life, especially in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic when nearly all interactions for non-essential workers have gone online. Nevertheless, accessibility on the internet has often remained a low priority, making this indispensable resource difficult to use for many people. Participants […]

Free

Fair Use in the Digital Humanities

Virtual NY

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

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

Hybrid Teaching: Tips, Tricks, and (Productive) Fails

Virtual NY

This session will focus on hybrid teaching methods adaptable to various subjects and fields. 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 followed by a showcase of student projects and other virtual classroom activities.

Free

Introduction to IIIF, the International Image Interoperability Framework

Virtual NY

"Introduction to IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework)" In this workshop, we will explore IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework) and the work in the IIIF community towards universal standards for describing and sharing images online (https://iiif.io). With common viewing platforms, we can obtain interoperable digital image content to display, edit, annotate, and share images on the […]

Free

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 […]

Free

Diamond Printers’ Marks Reboot with Omeka and StoryMaps

Online New York, NY

It is possible in a short space of time, and spending no money, to transform a dormant collection of photographs into a meaningful archive and a dramatic presentation using the platforms Omeka and StoryMaps. The process will be presented, as well as the products.

Free

Survey Design for the Humanities

Online New York, NY

While surveys are typically thought of as part of the social sciences' toolkit, DH research can also benefit from designing, conducting, and examining surveys. This session will introduce participants to survey design best practices and recommendations on how to think about the results you obtain. We will work with Qualtrics - a survey software platform […]

Free

Gitsertation: Scholarly Workflows with Git, Pandoc, and Zotero

Online New York, NY

This workshop demonstrates how to use Git to manage a project. Concretely, we will be using the Git integration in VSCode along with the programs Pandoc and Zotero to create plain text documents that can be compiled, with citations, into Microsoft Word (or Google Docs) documents. The workshop assumes some familiarity with Zotero (http://www.zotero.org) and […]

Free

Intro to Vector Tiles for Web: From QGIS to Mapbox

Online New York, NY

Vector tiles are a flexible, lightweight format for serving geographic data that can be quickly and dynamically styled and displayed by a client such as a web browser. This workshop will first explain briefly how they work. Then we will walk through how you can export geographic data from any number of common formats in […]

Free

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 […]

Free

Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) Info Session

Online New York, NY

The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is the US-based member of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) consortium. This session will introduce participants to the organization, its goals and activities, and identify how interested participants can become involved through programs or committee work, including mentorship, liaisons, or publications. Additional details can be […]

Free

Publishing with Github Pages

Online New York, NY

In this session you will learn the basics of using GitHub and its free web publishing tool, Github Pages. This tool allows you to easily publish simple websites (blogs, professional profiles, event announcements, etc) at no cost. This course will also serve as a soft introduction to markdown and yaml, folders and files, git and […]

Free

Introduction to IIIF, the International Image Interoperability Framework

Online New York, NY

“Introduction to IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework)” shows the main uses and applications of interoperable digital images. Through image viewers, we can work with interoperable content to display, edit, annotate, and share images and cultural heritage collections on the web.

Free

Mapping with Palladio

Online New York, NY

“Mapping with Palladio” introduces scholars in the humanities to Palladio (https://hdlab.stanford.edu/palladio), a web-based tool for visualizing multi-dimensional data on a map.

Free

Introduction to Omeka

Online New York, NY

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. This workshop will explain the basics of why and when to use Omeka and include a walkthrough of how to use Omeka to manage online collections and create digital exhibitions.

Free

Collecting Twitter Data for Research

Online New York, NY

This workshop presents a few of the best and most approachable tools for collecting Twitter data for research. We’ll also address the kinds of information we can glean from social media data as well as several important factors and limitations to consider when doing social media research.

Free

Text Analysis with a Zine Corpus

Online New York, NY

Working with transcribed zines from the Barnard Zine Library, we will engage participants in the ethics and steps of creating a corpus and how to explore them using Voyant-Tools and a pre-written Python script. Corpus metadata highlight zine creators holding one or more minoritized identities. All are welcome, and no coding experience is necessary. This […]

Free

Pandas: The Bare Basics

Online New York, NY

Pandas is a Python data science library that allows for the manipulation and transformation of data, and in particular numeric and time series data. In this workshop for people completely new to Pandas, and possibly also to data science and/or programming, we'll take a relatively leisurely look at the Pandas library in conjunction with the […]

Free

DH Project Management

Online New York, NY

The Digital Humanities landscape is littered with the good ideas of enterprising scholars never realized. From the lack of a clearly defined project scope, to insufficient resources, to over ambitious scheduling, there are a myriad of factors that can derail even the best of DH projects. And while we can not account for every potential […]

Free

Python – A Gentle Introduction

Online New York, NY

A very beginner friendly introduction to Python for the humanities. We will cover basic tools and installation methods, as well as how Python can be used to sort through messy information and automate simple and repetitive tasks. Brief examples will be covered, and we'll talk about how to explore and learn in the future. There […]

Free