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

NYCDH Kickoff Event 2022: NYCDH Supporting One Another

Online New York, NY

“Finding, Cultivating, and Sustaining Support for Your DH Project.” This year's NYCDH Week will kick off with a roundtable that will bring into conversation a variety of perspectives on the services, structures, and approaches necessary to conceive of and execute successful digital projects from experts in this field. The roundtable and subsequent discussion will help […]

Free

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

Online New York, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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, NY

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

Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) Info Session

Online New York, NY

The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is the US-based member of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) consortium. This session will introduce participants to the organization, its goals and activities, and identify how interested participants can become involved through programs or committee work, including mentorship, liaisons, or publications. Additional details can be […]

Free

Publishing with Github Pages

Online New York, NY

In this session you will learn the basics of using GitHub and its free web publishing tool, Github Pages. This tool allows you to easily publish simple websites (blogs, professional profiles, event announcements, etc) at no cost. This course will also serve as a soft introduction to markdown and yaml, folders and files, git and [...]

Free

Introduction to IIIF, the International Image Interoperability Framework

Online New York, NY

“Introduction to IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework)” shows the main uses and applications of interoperable digital images. Through image viewers, we can work with interoperable content to display, edit, annotate, and share images and cultural heritage collections on the web.

Free

Digitalizing the Classroom: The Way Forward.

Online New York, NY

Since the emergency online transition in March 2020, teachers have been gathering in strong communities to support each other exploring a plethora of theories (and praxis) on digital pedagogical tools. How effective were these in creating equally great students’ communities and fostering their engagement in classrooms? Back to a new normal in the Fall 2021, […]

Free

Supporting Open Learning with Commons In A Box OpenLab

Online New York, NY

Commons In A Box OpenLab (https://cboxopenlab.org/) is free, open source software that enables anyone to create a commons space specifically designed for open learning, where students, faculty, and staff can collaborate across disciplinary boundaries and share their work openly with one another and the world. The project brings together Commons In A Box, the software […]

Free

Mapping with Palladio

Online New York, NY

“Mapping with Palladio” introduces scholars in the humanities to Palladio (https://hdlab.stanford.edu/palladio), a web-based tool for visualizing multi-dimensional data on a map.

Free

Introduction to Omeka

Online New York, NY

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. This workshop will explain the basics of why and when to use Omeka and include a walkthrough of how to use Omeka to manage online collections and create digital exhibitions.

Free

Collecting Twitter Data for Research

Online New York, NY

This workshop presents a few of the best and most approachable tools for collecting Twitter data for research. We’ll also address the kinds of information we can glean from social media data as well as several important factors and limitations to consider when doing social media research.

Free

Open Refine for Beginners

Online New York, NY

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

Advanced Omeka

Online New York, NY

Building on the Introduction to Omeka workshop, this workshop will show you how to gain greater control of your Omeka installation. Participants will learn the difference between different deployments of Omeka, how to manage your own hosted Omeka installation, and how to use plugins, themes, HTML, CSS, and PHP to customize your collections and exhibitions. […]

Free

Textual Corpus Creation with Corpus-DB

Online New York, NY

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set up a text analysis project, by automatically assembling a large collection of text, using the Corpus-DB API. Corpus-DB allows digital humanities researchers to quickly assemble a textual corpus, according to publication date, literary genre, author, and more. We will generate corpora which may be of interest […]

Free

Seed to Scale: Leveraging Institutional Grants for Additional Funding

Online New York, NY

This roundtable session features projects that have leveraged NYU DH Seed Grants to scale up and receive additional funding from external sources. Given the NYCDH theme of Support, panelists will share their processes and highlight elements of their work that made a difference in their ability to grow their projects and attract new funding. Participants […]

Free

Lessons from Hybrid Teaching

Online New York, NY

This free online NYC Digital Humanities session organized by Cinema Studies professor Marina Hassapopoulou will focus on hybrid teaching methods adaptable to various subjects and fields in the Humanities. Participants will be introduced to new (and DIY) tools and practices for collaborative learning, mind-mapping, visualizations, and other low/no-budget platforms. The demonstration and talk will be […]

Free

Text Analysis with a Zine Corpus

Online New York, NY

Working with transcribed zines from the Barnard Zine Library, we will engage participants in the ethics and steps of creating a corpus and how to explore them using Voyant-Tools and a pre-written Python script. Corpus metadata highlight zine creators holding one or more minoritized identities. All are welcome, and no coding experience is necessary. This […]

Free

The Web Is All You Need: A Data Analysis Stack for the 2020s

Online New York, NY

For most of the last decade digital humanists doing data analysis have chosen between R and Python. But in the past few years, the Javascript ecosystem has blossomed in a way that makes it a viable--and dare I say, fun--way to collaboratively share, explore, and analyze data. Students don't need to install anything to start […]

Free

DH Proposal Development

Online New York, NY

You have an idea, but how do you get started with your digital project? If you’re interested in doing a digital humanities project, the best way to get started is with an effective plan. During this workshop, we will work hands-on beginning to develop a project proposal that can be used for purposes ranging from […]

Free

NEH Funding Opportunities for Digital Humanities Projects

Online New York, NY

This session will give attendees the opportunity to learn from NEH senior program officer, Jennifer Serventi, about the many funding opportunities offered by the National Endowment for the Humanities for digitally-inflected projects. In her presentation, she will address two related questions: 1) What opportunities are available to institutions, faculty and staff for digital projects? and, […]

Free

Interrogating the Archive and Digital Humanities through Latina Feminism

Online New York, NY

This discussion focuses on the use of underrepresented archives to reconfigure how we understand the past in the aftermath of pivotal change and imagine a more inclusive future. The US Latino Digital Humanities program (USLDH) at the University of Houston draws from the rich archival collections at Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage (Recovery) in […]

Free

Musical Collaborations: Discussion & Knowledge Sharing

Online New York, NY

The pandemic did not keep live music from happening, but it did change the way musicians played and recorded music with others and by ourselves. In this discussion, we'll share our experiences from the past couple of years of making music, recording it, and attempts at playing live together while apart. What strategies did you […]

Free

Pandas: The Bare Basics

Online New York, NY

Pandas is a Python data science library that allows for the manipulation and transformation of data, and in particular numeric and time series data. In this workshop for people completely new to Pandas, and possibly also to data science and/or programming, we'll take a relatively leisurely look at the Pandas library in conjunction with the […]

Free

DH Project Management

Online New York, NY

The Digital Humanities landscape is littered with the good ideas of enterprising scholars never realized. From the lack of a clearly defined project scope, to insufficient resources, to over ambitious scheduling, there are a myriad of factors that can derail even the best of DH projects. And while we can not account for every potential […]

Free

Python – A Gentle Introduction

Online New York, NY

A very beginner friendly introduction to Python for the humanities. We will cover basic tools and installation methods, as well as how Python can be used to sort through messy information and automate simple and repetitive tasks. Brief examples will be covered, and we'll talk about how to explore and learn in the future. There […]

Free

Building a Custom Vector Tile API

Online New York, NY

This demonstration will walk through the workflow we are using for many of our web mapping apps at CUNY's Center for Urban research. I will explain how our geography data is exported from QGIS to Postgres and how we customized our own tile server and application API in nodejs.

Free

Accessible Design

Online New York, NY

Over the last thirty years, the internet has become of vital importance to daily life, especially in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, accessibility on the internet has often remained a low priority, making this indispensable resource difficult to use for many people. Participants in this workshop will learn how to combat this problem […]

Free