NYCDH Kickoff Event 2022

Online New York

NYCDH Supporting One Another This year’s kickoff event will feature in place of a traditional keynote lecture a roundtable, titled “Finding, Cultivating, and Sustaining Support for Your DH Project.” This roundtable will bring into conversation a variety of perspectives on the services, structures, and approaches necessary to conceive of and execute successful digital projects from […]

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

Online New York

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

The Oracle for Transfeminist Technologies

Online New York

We need more spaces to practice what adrienne maree brown calls “radical imagination,” especially in digital humanities. In this session, we'll be playing with The Oracle for Transfeminist Technologies deck (https://www.transfeministech.codingrights.org/) and collectively imagining responses that bring us closer to liberation and each other. "The wisdom of the Oracle, embedded with transfeminist values," the deck's […]

Free

Early Career & Grad Student Networking Session

Online New York

For grad students and early-career faculty and staff, this session will provide a chance to share your work, meet others in working in DH in and near NYC, and exchange career advice.

Free

Diamond Printers’ Marks Reboot with Omeka and StoryMaps

Online New York

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

Introduction to Manifold, an Open Source Publishing Platform

Online New York

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

Survey Design for the Humanities

Online New York

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

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

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

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