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Mar. 2013 version

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DH Lab@MIT & MIT Libraries 2020-2021 Speaker Series:

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2021, April 15: Global DH Symposium. Presented by Mayurakshi Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Digital Humanities Coordinator, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur; Isabel Galina Russell, Researcher, Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM); Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang, Lecturer, Department of English, University of Ghana, Legon; Lik Hang Tsui, Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong.  Moderated by: Kanyinsola Obayan, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT Digital Humanities Lab

2021, April 8: Exploring the Homer Multitext. Presented by Natalie DiMattia, Luke Giuntoli, Augusta Holyfield, Sophia Sarro, and Anne-Catherine Schaaf, members of the Holy Cross College Manuscripts, Inscriptions and Documents Club

2021, March 18: Visualizing Misinformation: Digital Ethnography and Computational Methods in a Pandemic. Presented by: Crystal Lee, PhD candidate at MIT, Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center

2021, February 18: Stravinsky’s ‘tartar sauce’: Using digital text analysis to understand historical musical experiences. Presented by: Sarah Iker, Lecturer in Music Theory, MIT and Nina Goodman, Wellesley College

2020, December 10: Digital Humanities and Data Justice: Lessons from Intersectional Feminism. Presented by: Lauren Klein, Professor of English and Quantitative Theory and Methods, Director of Digital Humanities Lab, Emory University

2020, November 19: The Explainability Turn and Digital Humanities. Presented by: David Berry, University of Sussex

2020, October 14: Melville’s Computations. Presented by: Christopher Ohge, Lecturer in Digital Approaches to Literature, Institute of English Studies, University of London School of Advanced Study

Digital Teaching and Research Collaborative Sessions:

2021, April 22: “Technology in the Classroom: Sharing Strategies with Examples from Global Languages” by Min-Min Liang, Helena Belío Apaolaza, and Hee-Jeong Jeong

2021, April 1: Designing Digital Course Projects by Meghan Perdue (Digital Learning Fellow, SHASS) and Joseph Borkowski (Systems Admin and Instructional Technologist for Global Languages Program). Slides from the presentation are available.

2021, March 25: Cartographies of Extraction: Scholar-Activism and Mapping the Planetary Mine by Eric Robsky Huntley (DUSP)

2021, March 11: Introduction to GIS and Carto by Madeline Wrable (GIS Specialist at MIT Libraries) and Ece Turnator (Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian at MIT Libraries).

2021, March 4: Relata: Privileging Pluralism and Critique in Bibliographic Search by Rodrigo Ochigame (PhD. Candidate in the HASTS Program) and Heather Paxson (Anthropology).

2021, February 5: Archnet 3.0: Enhancing Archnet for Digital Humanities by Michael Toler (Archnet Content Manager, Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries); Jamie Folsom, Vice President for Development of Performant Solutions Software, which provides web development services for; and Nur Sobers-Khan (Program Head, AKDC).

2020, December 3: Digital Project Planning.

2020, November 5: PubPub by Catherine Ahern (Knowledge Futures Group), Lauren Klein (English, Emory U.), Catherine D'Ignazio (DUSP, Data + Feminism Lab), and Jeff Ravel (History).

2020, October 15: Annotation Studio and Idea Space by Wyn Kelley (Literature), Suzanne Lane (WRAP and CMS/W), and Kurt Fendt (CMS/W and Global Languages).

2020, October 8: Perusall and Kami by Catherine Clark (History/French Studies) and Sana Aiyar (History).


Enhancing Instruction at a Distance: Digital Tools for SHASS Teaching; Afternoon "Tasting Sessions" for Orientation Week

Monday, 8/24 (3:30-4:00 PM): “Annotation Tools” 

Tuesday, 8/25 (3:30-4:00 PM): “Extending Canvas: Whiteboard Tools and Other Integrations”

Thursday, 8/27 (4:30-5:00 PM): “Mapping and Timelines”

Friday, 8/28 (3:30-4:00 PM): “Textual Corpus Analysis”

  • Voyant and AntConc (Mary Erica Zimmer, Concourse and DH Lab)




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