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Fall 2013 Calendar

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9/9     Introductions

9/16 DEFINING DH
What is DH/Defining the Digital Humanities

Reading:

 

9/23  DATA VISUALIZATION: LEV MANOVICH
Lev Manovich (CUNY Graduate Center) on Data Visualization

Reading

Playing:

9/30  TOPIC MODELING: DAVID MIMNO
David Mimno (Cornell University) on Topic Modeling

Reading

9/30   >>>> WORKSHOP: Topic Modeling with David Mimno, 7pm-9pm

10/7 THEORY AND THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES

Reading:

10/15  DIGITAL WRITING AND MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY: MATTHEW KIRSCHENBAUM
Matthew Kirschenbaum (University of Maryland) on “Track Changes: The Literary History of Word Processing.”

Readings:

10/15   >>>> WORKSHOP:  Matthew Kirschenbaum, 7:15pm-9pm

10/21  HUMANISTIC FABRICATION AND PHYSICAL COMPUTING: WILLIAM TURKEL
William Turkel (Western University Ontario) on humanistic fabrication and physical computing

Readings:

Preview what we will be doing in the workshop:

10/21   >>>> WORKSHOP: Physical computing workshop with William Turkel, 7:15pm-9pm

10/28  DIGITAL PEDAGOGY
Digital Pedagogy

Readings:

11/4  SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION: KATHLEEN FITZPATRICK
Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Modern Language Association) on scholarly communication.

Reading:

Playing

  • Take part in a public open peer review experiment.

11/4   >>>> WORKSHOP: Developing a Scholarly Online Presence with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

11/11  RAY SIEMENS ON THE DIGITAL SOCIAL EDITION
Ray Siemens on the Digital Social Edition

Readings:

 11/11   >>>> WORKSHOP: Social Knowledge Construction with Ray Siemens, 7:15pm-9pm

11/18  KATINA ROGERS ON ALT-ACADEMIC CAREERS
Katina Rogers (Modern Language Association) on Alt-Academic Careers

Readings

11/18   >>>> WORKSHOP:  “Pragmatic Career Search Strategies” (please bring whatever you have in terms of a CV or résumé, and try searching for a job or two before the session)

11/25  PROJECT MANAGEMENT: TOM SCHEINFELDT
Tom Scheinfeldt (University of Connecticut) on managing DH projects

Reading:

11/25   >>>> WORKSHOP:  “The Ph.D’s MBA: 10 Management Lessons from Digital Culture for the Academic Entrepreneur”

12/2  GEOSPATIAL HUMANITIES: STEVE ROMALEWSKI
Steve Romalewski (CUNY Graduate Center) on geospatial humanities

Readiings:

New tools for online cartography

Annotating online maps to provide context and narrative

Mapping tutorials

Critical cartography blogs

Some recent Center for Urban Research projects

12/9  RACE, SURVEILLANCE, AND TECHNOLOGY: SIMONE BROWNE
Simone Browne (University of Texas at Austin) on race, surveillance, and technology

Readings:

12/9   >>>> WORKSHOP:  Surveillance, Aesthetics and Resistance with Zach Blas and Simone Browne

12/16  Final presentations

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