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[Innovatefellows] Summer’18 Innovate@ Symposium (only open to UMass faculty/staff)

vadala/ April 3, 2018/ 0 comments

UMass Faculty/Staff, We are offering Innovate@ Symposium from May 21-24 as a collaboration between TEFD, the UMass Libraries, and IT, and I am hoping you can share this information with your colleagues. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 20. Participation in the Symposium is supported by a $500 stipend, and faculty agree to deploy one new tool used in…

Five College Digital Humanities Program Presents: Visualizing Absence: Broken (hyper)Links between Mary Wroth and Mary Sidney Herbert

vadala/ April 2, 2018/ 0 comments

Five College Digital Humanities Program Presents: Visualizing Absence: Broken (hyper)Links between Mary Wroth and Mary Sidney Herbert By Amanda Henrichs April 3rd 4:30 pm Amherst College Room: Fayerweather 113 The Sidney family is fertile ground for scholars: whether in Early Modern literature, politics, empire building, or cultural formation, some member of the Sidney family is usually found, playing a key…

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference, held May 23-24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College

vadala/ March 27, 2018/ 0 comments

Registration is now open for the Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference, held May 23-24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College. Join us to talk about digital pedagogy, blended learning, and more! Register here. Find out more information about the conference on our website. Full schedule coming soon! Contact Jennifer Spohrer at blendedlearning@brynmawr.edu with questions. This conference is supported by Bryn Mawr…

Digital Commonwealth: Creativity and Accessibility – Digital Trends in 2018

vadala/ February 23, 2018/ 0 comments

Digital Commonwealth will hold its 12th Annual Conference, entitled “Creativity and Accessibility – Digital Trends in 2018” on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at the Hogan Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. The keynote speaker will be Professor Joseph Nugent, Professor of the Practice, Department of English at Boston College. Professor Nugent’s presentation will be entitled “Joycestick – Engaging…

No-Tech Intro to Digital Humanities: Network Analyses

vadala/ February 10, 2018/ 0 comments

Feb. 12, 2018 12:00 – 1:30 in CHI (Frost Library 2nd Floor at Amherst College)  Join us at Amherst College to learn about the cutting edge analytical method that is taking humanities, social sciences, and hard sciences by storm! For this semester’s first No-Tech Intro to Digital Humanities, Amanda Henrich will explore the power of network analysis as a digital…

HathiTrust UnCamp 2018: Records, Gaps, and Capsules

vadala/ January 31, 2018/ 0 comments

By Amanda Henrichs- Recently, the HathiTrust held its third semi-annual UnCamp at UC Berkeley: over 2 days, researchers and librarians from all over North America presented research, outreach efforts, and pedagogical strategies using the 16 million digitized volumes in its collection. Beginning in 2008 as a partnership between the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the UC library system, HathiTrust boasts…

Virtual Reality, the Ancient Maya, and Astronomy

vadala/ January 25, 2018/ 0 comments

The Five College Digital Humanities Program is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey R Vadala, one of our Postdoctoral Fellows in Blended Learning and Digital Humanities, will be continuing our Five College Digital Humanities speaker series. Dr. Jeffrey R. Vadala’s talk, “Virtual Reality, the Ancient Maya, and Astronomy” will be given on February 1, 5:30 PM at Hampshire College in Franklin Patterson Hall in…

Speaker Series Event: Are we in the Present, Past, or Future? 3D GIS Explorations of Vision, Sound, and Movement in Ancient Maya Cities

vadala/ December 4, 2017/ 0 comments

The Five College Digital Humanities Program is pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Richards-Rissetto from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be the first speaker to kick-off our Five College Digital Humanities speaker series this academic year. Her talk “Are we in the Present, Past, or Future? 3D GIS Explorations of Vision, Sound, and Movement in Ancient Maya Cities” will be given on:…

Five College Undergraduate Digital Humanities Fellowship CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:

vadala/ November 28, 2017/ 0 comments

Five College Undergraduate Digital Humanities Fellowship CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:  Submissions due 22 December 2017. Successful recipients will be notified by 2nd of January 2018. (Click here for downloadable flyer) or Click here to Apply (http://5colldh.org/student-fellows/apply/) The Five College Consortium is pleased to announce the return of our fellowship for undergraduate projects in the digital humanities. Junior and senior undergraduate students (though others…

Scholarly Primitives: what methods do humanities researchers have in common, and how might our tools reflect this?

vadala/ November 13, 2017/ 0 comments

Part of a symposium on “Humanities Computing: formal methods, experimental practice” sponsored by King’s College, London, May 13, 2000.   By John Unsworth According to Aristotle, scientific knowledge (episteme) must be expressed in statements that follow deductively from a finite list of self-evident statements (axioms) and only employ terms defined from a finite list of self-understood terms (primitives). [Stanford Encyclopedia…