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New Voices on DH @ UM

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:30pm

M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing Education
Executive Board Room
5030 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables 33146
Free & Open to the Public

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Digital Humanities IRG Co-ConvenerDigital Refusals: Advocacy, Resistance, and Radical Epistemologies in the Digital Humanities

Allison Schifani is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Miami. Her research focuses on literature, culture, urban, and media studies across the 20th- and 21st-centuries in the Americas. Her work has appeared in Media Fields and The Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. Professor Schifani is also a co-founder of the research and design collaborative SPEC.

 

Paige Morgan, co-convener for the Center for the Humanities Digital Humanities Interdisciplinary Research GroupField Crystallization: How Digital Humanities is Evolving

Paige Morgan is the Digital Humanities Librarian at the University of Miami. Previously, she was a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship at McMaster University. Besides building infrastructure for digital scholarship, her research focuses on database creation and linked open data; as well as eighteenth-century English poetry and economics. She has published in Romanticism, Romantic Circles, and DH+Lib.



‌New Voices on DH @ UM

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm

Otto G. Richter Library
Third Floor Conference Room
1300 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables 33146
Free & Open to the Public

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Susanna Allés TorrentDigital Philology or When the Love for Words Becomes Computational

Susanna Allés Torrent is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Miami. She earned a BA in Classics (2003) and in Italian Philology, a MA in Digital Humanities at the École Nationale des Chartes, and a Ph.D. in Romance Studies (2012) from the University of Barcelona. She specializes in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia, translation studies, textual scholarship and philology, and she explores several aspects of digital humanities, especially scholarly digital editions, electronic text analysis, intertextuality and text reuse, and digital lexicography.

Lindsay ThomasWhat is a "Critical" Digital Humanities?

Lindsay Thomas is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Miami. Her research and teaching focus on the digital humanities, media studies, and contemporary American literature. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Surveillance & Society, American Literature, Contemporary Literature, and American Literature in Transition: 2000-2010. Her current book project, Training for Catastrophe: Preparedness and the Management of the Future, argues that the media of the national security state train us to accept catastrophe as part of everyday life. She is also co-director of WhatEvery1Says, a multi-institutional computational text analysis project that aims to explore the shape of contemporary public discourse on the value of the humanities.  



Cosponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Miami Libraries

FALL 2014

Alan Liu, Professor, Department of English, UC Santa Barbara 

Alan Liu

Professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara

Key Trends in Digital Humanities
(and How the Digital Humanities Register Changes in the Humanities)

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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Against the Cultural Singularity: Drafts for a Critical Digital Humanities

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

 

John Unsworth, Vice Provost, Chief Information Officer, University Librarian, Professor of English, Brandeis University

John Unsworth

Vice Provost for Libraries/IT, Brandeis University

History of Computational Methods in the Humanities
and Other Domains

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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Digital Humanities for Deans and Department Heads

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 11:00am
By Invitation Only

 

Raymond Siemens, Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing, University of Victoria

Raymond Siemens

Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing, University of Victoria

Curriculum, Community, and the Methodological Commons in the Context of the Digital Humanities

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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‌‌Lynne Siemens, Associate Professor, University of Victoria

Lynne Siemens

Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

Building and Supporting DH Community, Local and Beyond

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 2:00pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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SPRING 2015

 

‌‌Dan Cohen, Founding Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America

Dan Cohen

Founding Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America

Exploration and Discovery in the Digital Public Library of America

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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Tara McPherson, Associate Professor, University of South California

Tara McPherson

Associate Professor of Critical Studies, University of Southern California

Scholarship by Design: The Humanities + the Digital

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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The Digital Humanities for the Rest of Us

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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Julia Flanders, Northeastern University

Julia Flanders

Head of Digital Scholarship Group; Professor of the Practice of English,
Northeastern University

Skills, Tools, and Knowledge Work in the Digital Academy

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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Big Data, Small Data, Well-Shaped Data

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Cuban Heritage Collection

 

Ed Ayers, President, University of Richmond

Edward Ayers

President, University of Richmond

The University in the Digital World

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room

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Edward Ayers is a noted historian and the author of 11 books on American history. He is the recipient of the National Medal for the Humanities, awarded by President Obama at the White House in the summer of 2013. He has also won the Bancroft Prize for distinguished writing in American History and the Beveridge Prize for the best book in English on the history of the Americas since 1492. In addition, he has been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Dr. Ayers' digital archive project, The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War, has been used in thousands of classrooms around the world; he works closely with the Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond on a digital atlas of American history, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Dr. Ayers is also a co-host of BackStory, a nationally syndicated radio show that ties history to the present day. In 2003 he was awarded the National Professor of the Year from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.