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

Network Analysis for the Humanities

Virtual NY

The world is full of networks and different topics of study in the humanities can make up networks: people, texts, ideas, etc. This workshop will introduce basics of network analysis for the humanist. We will learn how to design a network in order to answer research questions in the humanities, how to create and visualize […]

Using R and Shiny for Visualizing Humanities Spatial Data

Virtual NY

This course will focus on using the programming language R as a way of visualizing spatial data. It will use four humanities datasets (pre-modern and modern, from Europe and the Middle East) and the code required to carry out the visualization. We will discuss how participants might match different kinds of spatial datasets for different […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Build Your Own Text-as-Data Corpus: A Print-to-Bytes Primer

Virtual NY

This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to construct their own digital text corpus for conducting humanities data analysis. We'll cover simple tools for turning printed texts in a variety of languages into computer-readable files, the use of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, and consider helpful tools for post-process correction of digitized texts. We’ll also […]

Cybersecurity for Humanists

Virtual NY

In this session, we will discuss security challenges facing the humanities and how to defend research interests online. We will learn many of the common terms and issues related to Cybersecurity and think about how to protect our project infrastructure beyond institutional IT requirements. We will discuss how to detect, respond, and recover from an […]