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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Digital Humanities & Humanities Advocacy within the University

Virtual NY

As universities face increasing economic pressures, there is a risk that, at the very moment when we need humanistic inquiry the most in order to provide the leaders of the future with the tools they need to address this century’s most pressing problems, many institutions will choose instead to prioritize programs deemed as more practical […]

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Introduction to Manifold Scholarship

Virtual NY

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 […]

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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 [...]