OpenRefine for Beginners

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

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

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

NYCDH Kickoff Event 2021

New York

NYC Digital Humanities in a Context of Radical Care This year's kickoff event will focus collective attention and action on the relationship between individual digital humanists and NYCDH as a community of practice impacted by ongoing crises and traumas, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice, budget austerity, labor conditions, and pedagogical transition, that expose […]

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

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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free