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Digital Humanities Database Course

  • Posted on: 11 April 2017
  • By: nsumpter

A Digital Humanities Database Course will be offered by the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture beginning Monday, May 15, 2017 through Friday, May 19, 2017. This week-long course will introduce the inner workings of databases and demonstrate hands-on work with participants' own data-sets to learn more about concepts such as data normalization, relational table design, Structured Query Language (SQL), and effective long-term management.

Digital Mapping Workshop

  • Posted on: 31 March 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture is hosting a one-day Digital Mapping Workshop on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Humanities Visualization Space (HVS), 433 LAAH. Participants will learn about using digital mapping techniques to facilitate research and teaching.

See the flyer DigitalMappingWorkshop for more information including the schedule.

Registration closes Friday, April 14, 2017

Laura Mandell - Presidential Impact Fellow

  • Posted on: 30 March 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Dr. Mandell is one of twenty-four faculty members across Texas A&M University's 16 colleges and schools to be honored in the inaugural class of Presidental Impact Fellows. These fellows are considered candidates for continued or new national and international acclaim and will utilize this honor to participate in national dialogue, advance their scholarship and create new partnerships.

Dr. Mandell and the other fellows were honored at a March 7, 2017 ceremony by TAMU President Michael K. Young and Provost and Executive Vice President Karan L. Watson.

IDHMC Presents Henry Abelove

  • Posted on: 1 February 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture is presenting several events featuring Henry Abelove on March 7th and 8th.

Henry Abelove is the Willbur Fisk Osbourne Professor of English, Emeritus, Wesleyan University. He is the co-editor of The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader and the author of The Evangelist of Desire and Deep Gossip.

For details of Dr. Abelove's visit, please see the flyer.

IT Professional I Position Available

  • Posted on: 27 January 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The IT Professional I, under general supervision, meets the IT needs of a unit where multifaceted expertise is required. Performs in specialty areas of systems, services, applications, and/or database management. Performs unit-level support in multiple technical fields.

Experience with any of the following IT environments or tools: Puppet, Virtual Machines (VMs), WordPress, Drupal, Docker, LDAP, and Network Attached Storage (NAS).

To view the position details and to apply, go to: IT Professional I

Registration is Open for the Spring 2017 Programming for Humanists Course

  • Posted on: 2 January 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Registration is Open for the Spring 2017 Programming for Humanists continuing education course. The objectives of this course are to provide a familiarity with the Python programming language, to provide an introduction to procedural programming within the context of the Digital Humanities, and to equip students with the tools to perform typical, Digital Humanities related tasks using Python scripts.

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