• Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: Quantifying Kissinger

    Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: Quantifying Kissinger Wednesday, November 18 3:00 – 4:00 pm 90 Snell Library Micki Kaufman, Modern Language Association Scarcity of information is a common frustration for historians. For students of twentieth- and twenty-first century history, however, the opposite problem is also increasingly common — overwhelmed by a deluge of information and confronted by ...

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  • Lauren Klein on “Feminist Data Visualization: Rethinking the Archive, Reshaping the Field”

    “Feminist Data Visualization: Rethinking the Archive, Reshaping the Field” Lauren Klein, Georgia Tech November 4, 3:00-4:00 pm 90 Snell Library Join NULab in welcoming Dr. Lauren Klein to Northeastern on Wednesday, November 4 at 3:00 pm. She will give a talk entitled “Feminist Data Visualization: Rethinking the Archive, Reshaping the Field.” Light refreshments will be served. Data visualization is not ...

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  • Literature Together: participatory digital editions, social annotation, and the public humanities

    Literature Together: Participatory Digital Editions, Social Annotation, and the Public Humanities October 21, 3:00 pm 90 Snell Library Join NULab for a talk by Dr. Amanda Visconti. Light refreshments will be served. An early promise of digital humanities—radically increased public access to human culture past and present—has largely been kept, but making projects publicly accessible doesn’t in itself realize ...

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  • Open Access Month

    This year at Snell Library, the DSG is expanding our traditional Open Access Week celebration to the entire month of October! Many members of the library staff, as well as our friends in Academic Technology Services, have generously agreed to offer programming with a focus on “open” this month, giving us a fantastic schedule of events. ...

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  • Critical Engagements with Race, Memory, and the Built Environment: A Primer for Digital Humanities

    Critical Engagements with Race, Memory, and the Built Environment: A Primer for the Digital Humanities   October 14, 2015 3:00-4:00 pm 90 Snell Library Reception to follow at the Digital Scholarship Commons Angel David Nieves, Ph.D. Associate Professor & Co-Director, Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) Hamilton College, Clinton, NY   Despite the narrative that has long been associated with the Mandela House at 8115 Vilakazi Street, in Soweto, ...

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  • Event Alert – Data-ism: Where it Shines, Where it Stumbles

    Steve Lohr, New York Times Sponsored by NULab and the Network Science Institute Network Science Institute 177 Huntington Ave. – 11th Floor    (mention at the entrance that you are there for the Lohr talk at the Netsci Institute) Boston MA 02115 12-1pm, pizza will be served TITLE: Data-ism: Where it Shines, Where it Stumbles Steve Lohr has covered technology, business and economics ...

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  • Boston DH Meet Up

    Anna Kijas will host a Boston DH meet-up Friday, May 1 from 2-4 pm at Boston College. Registration is required.

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  • New Ecologies of Scholarship: Evaluating Academic Production in the Digital Age

    The NULab is organizing a one day symposium on Monday, May 18 in the Cabral Center at the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute to discuss changing standards for evaluating digital scholarship in the humanities. Institutional mechanisms of appraisal are struggling to make sense of new mediums for scholarly work such as digital publishing, collaborative projects, and ...

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  • Stephen Ramsay Talk on “Code, Games, Puppets, and Kleist”

      Code, Games, Puppets, and Kleist Stephen Ramsay, The University of Nebraska—Lincoln “Code, Games, Puppets, and Kleist” uses Heinrich von Kleist’s 1810 essay, “On the Marionette Theater” as an analogy for understanding the discourses around modern video game development. Ramsay suggests that innovations in game technology follow an arc that is unlike that of almost any other artistic ...

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  • New OCR Methods for Early Printings

    Join NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks core faculty member Dr. David Smith and Digital Classicist New England for:   New OCR Methods for Early Printings Uwe Springmann Digital Humanist Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich Access to texts in the form of machine actionable data is a prerequisite for research in Digital Humanities. If one’s goal is to take a large volume of data ...

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  • From Texts, to Data, and to Visuals: Computational Methods and the Study of the Chinese Political Elite

    Join the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks core faculty member Dr. David Smith and Digital Classicist New England for: From Texts, to Data, and to Visuals: Computational Methods and the Study of the Chinese Political Elite Song Chen Harvard University This paper reflects on the methodology and preliminary findings of an evolving project that seeks to understand how ...

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  • NULab Works-in-Progress Series: Spring 2015

    “Fugitive Texts: Searching for Attributions in the Viral Texts Data” by Abby Mullen (History Department) When: Thursday, April 2nd from 2-3pm Where: 422 Snell Description: The Viral Texts project is all about the reuse of text in nineteenth-century publications. Surrounding those texts are paratexts that can help us to understand a great deal more about these shared texts, and about the people who transmitted them. These ...

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  • Speed Data-ing

      Speed Data-ing is a NULab centric data-exchange that aims to bring people seeking data together with people who have data but limited time to explore it. Each of a dozen or so datasets will have 3 minutes to share its secrets. We’re focusing on data from the Northeastern community so it will also be a fun ...

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  • #transform(ing)dh Writing and Research

    Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Scholar in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Digital Humanities, Dr. Moya Bailey, will give a talk entitled “#transform(ing)dh Writing and Research: An Autoethnography of Digital Humanities Feminist Ethics” on Thursday, February 12 at 3:00 pm in 270 Holmes Hall.    Through interviews and evaluation of social media posts, Professor Moya Bailey examines ...

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