Working with Data: From Formats to Ethics

This workshop offers a space for participants to develop their data literacies and experiment with the role of humanistic inquiry in data work, and vice versa. We’ll start with a primer on data types, formats, and modeling, bringing into focus information genres that we encounter every day but often take for granted (like tables and [...]

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OpenRefine for Beginners

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 [...]

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Intro to Networks

This workshop will introduce participants to designing a network study, including data collection, analysis, and visualization. After an overview of network studies in the humanities, students will get hands on experience using Gephi, a free and open source software for network analysis and visualization. Requirements: Attendees should bring a laptop with Gephi installed.

By |2019-01-23T22:43:52-05:00February 7th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Intro to Networks

Data Epistemologies: Intro to Data Taxonomies

Increasingly, humanities scholars are turning to data as a key element of both humanities research and teaching: as DH methods become more prevalent and accessible, students and researchers begin to seek out, digitize, or generate data sets such as cartographic data for mapping, unstructured textual data for distant reading and computational processing, or controlled vocabularies [...]

By |2019-01-23T22:57:40-05:00February 6th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Data Epistemologies: Intro to Data Taxonomies
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