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NYCDH Kickoff Event 2020: Histories and Representations of Communities Across the Five Boroughs

Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus 113 W. 60th St., 12th Floor, New York

Following last year’s highly successful event, NYCDH Week 2020 begins on February 3 with a kickoff gathering at Lincoln Center Campus (113 W. 60th St., 12th Floor). This year’s theme is Histories and Representations of Communities Across the Five Boroughs. The day-long event features speakers, roundtables, lightning talks and networking sessions. Stay tuned for more […]

Free

International and Interdisciplinary: Collaborations in DH Research

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

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 (wp.nyu.edu/widh), we will have a […]

Exploring Immersive & Spatial Technology for the Humanities

Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, Room 444 219 W 40th St, Fl 3, New York

Join this session to explore new virtual and augmented reality tools and examples and hear from two practitioners and teachers at CUNY, Dominika Ksel and Andrew Demirjian. We’ll look at everything from 3D model and video capture to augmented reality that works in a smartphone web browser. These tools can be applied to research, public [...]

Free

NYCDH Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus, Keating 124 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx

Wikipedia for Educators at Fordham in partnership with Wikimedia NYC will host this Edit-a-thon at Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus. The edit-a-thon will include tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, editing support, reference materials, and refreshments. This event is free and open to the public. People of all gender identities and expressions are invited to participate. […]

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Digital Humanities for Teens at the New-York Historical Society

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

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 […]

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The Helen Keller Archive: A Fully Accessible Digital Archive

Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, Birnbaum Library, Fishbowl Room 1 Pace Plaza, New York

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) staff, and members of the project team will demonstrate the features of AFB’s fully accessible digital Helen Keller Archive. This digital collection is pioneering in that it is accessible to visitors who are blind, deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind, as well as sighted and hearing audiences. Helen Keller […]

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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

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

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 […]

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Make a Simple Webmap with Leaflet

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

Learn to make a website from scratch that features a simple webmap with Leaflet. Prerequisites: HTML and JavaScript knowledge is useful but not required. Equipment Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop and pre-install Visual Studio Code.   Lehman Library 215 SIPA building 420 W 118th

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Information Visualization Open House

NYPL, Center for Research in the Humanities, Room 216 476 Fifth Avenue, New York

Explore examples of data visualization in the Library's historic collections. The New York Public Library's Center for Research in the Humanities (2nd Floor Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) invites teaching faculty, students, information professionals and others to a reception and open house focusing on both historic and current data visualization projects and collections items. The event […]