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Novelties: New Directions in Long 18th Century Fiction Studies and DH

  • Posted on: 13 November 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The Novelties: New Directions in Long 18th Century Fiction Studies and DH Symposium will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017, 4:00-5:00 pm in the Humanities Visualization Space, 433 LAAH (Liberal Arts and Arts & Humanities Building). The roundtable symposium briefly presents three new exciting DH projects on the long 18th century focusing on fiction, followed by a general discussion. Symposium presenters are: Dr. Marta Kvande (Texas Tech University) "Restoration Printed Fiction: A Comprehensive & Searchable Database of Fiction printed 1660-1700," Dr.

Attention GATs - BigDIVA Classroom Promotion and BigDIVA Pedagogy Competition

  • Posted on: 3 October 2017
  • By: nsumpter

To promote the use of BigDIVA in the classroom, the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) is offering two opportunities for TAMU Graduate Teaching Assistants (GATs) to introduce this research tool to their undergraduate students and receive an award.

The BigDIVA.org Classroom Promotion is to educate student researchers about the benefits and to encourage the integration of its use into undergraduate classrooms. To participate:

Laura Mandell Named Interim Director of the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research

  • Posted on: 25 August 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Laura Mandell, Professor of English and director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) will serve as Interim Director of the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research (GCHR) at Texas A&M University effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Mandell's academic specializations are digital humanities, eighteeth-century literature, and British Romantic literature. She joined Texas A&M University in 2011 and has been named a Presidential Impact Fellow for 2017-2018.

Registration Open - Programming4Humanists Fall 2017

  • Posted on: 18 August 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Registration is open for the Fall 2017 Programming4Humanists continuing education course and online webinar beginning Friday, September 1, 2017 through December 8, 2017. Pre-registration is required.

Course description, syllabus, and more information are available at P4H Website

To register go to P4H-Fall2017-Registration

Registration Open for August 2017 P4H "What is Digital Humanities?"

  • Posted on: 13 July 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Registration is open for the August 2017 P4H "What is Digital Humanities?" continuing course and webinar.

This course introduces the emerging field of Digital Humanities to participants with no background and covers:

• Introduction to some successful Digital Humanities Projects
• Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools and their Uses
• “How Did They Make That?” (inspired by Miriam Posner)
• Digital Humanities Institutions

August 2017 P4H: "What is Digital Humanities?" Continuing Education Course

  • Posted on: 14 June 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Announcing the August 2017 P4H: “What is Digital Humanities?” continuing education course and online webinar beginning Friday, August 4, 2017. This course introduces the emerging field of Digital Humanities to participants with no background and covers:

• Introduction to some successful Digital Humanities Projects
• Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools and their Uses
• “How Did They Make That?” (inspired by Miriam Posner)
• Digital Humanities Institutions

KIAS Around the World Conference: "Digital Media in a Post-Truth Era?"

  • Posted on: 5 June 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The unfolding of recent political events in the United States sparked much debate around 'fake news,' disinformation and trustworthiness on the web. We hope to use these developments as a starting point for a broader discussion of how digital media has challenged and/or unsettled our notion of truth. The conference theme of ‘post-truth’ is loosely-defined and we welcome considerations of this topic from a wide range of perspectives: from the algorithmic to the philosophical.

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