Unlocking the Digital Humanities
An Open Research Series organized by the Tufts Department of Classics and by the Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig.
Talks will take place in Eaton Hall on the Medford Campus of Tufts University and in Paulinum 402 at the University of Leipzig. All talks will be broadcast as Google Hangouts and published on Youtube.
The URLs for the Google Hangouts and for the Youtube recordings will be posted at http://tiny.cc/k8ad9x.
Part 1. Introducing Digital Humanities
What is digital humanities? Why does it matter to you? All humanities disciplines welcome.
29 Feb, 12–1:00pm, Eaton 202
Language, Digital Philology and the Humanities in a Global Society.
Gregory Crane, Winnick Family Chair and Professor of Classics, Tufts University; Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig
2 Mar, 12–1:00pm, Eaton 202
Digital Humanities: Everything you wanted to know but haven’t yet asked.
Thomas Koentges, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig
7 Mar, 12–1:00pm, Eaton 202
Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods.
Thomas Koentges, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig.
Melinda Johnston, prev. Cartoon Specialist, National Library of New Zealand
Part 2. Digital Humanities Showcase
Ask the experts! Hear and discuss use-cases of recent DH research and teaching.
10 Mar, 4:00-5:00pm, Eaton 123
Valid and Verified Undergraduate Research.
Christopher Blackwell, Forgione University Professor, Furman University
Marie-Claire Beaulieu, Assistant Professor, Tufts University
14 Mar, 12:00-1:00pm, Eaton 202
eLearning and Computational Language Research.
Thomas Koentges, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, Leipzig
4 Apr, 12:00-1:00pm, Eaton 202
Rediscovery of Postclassical Latin and European Culture.
Neven Jovanovic, Associate Professor of Latin, University of Zagreb
Petra Sostaric, Lecturer, University of Zagreb
11 Apr, 12:00-1:00pm, Eaton 202
Visualizing Literary and Historical Social Networks.
Ryan Cordell, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University
11 Apr, 5:00-6:00pm, Eaton 123
From Archive to Corpus: Bottom-Up Bibliography for Millions of Books.
David A Smith, Assistant Professor College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
25 Apr, 12:00-1:00pm, Eaton 202
Spatial and Chronological Patterns in Historical Texts.
Maxim Romanov, Postdoctoral Researcher, Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig
27 Apr, 12:00-1:00pm, Eaton 202
Digital Art History.
Chiara Pidatella, Lecturer in Art History, Tufts
2 May, 12:00-1:00pm, Eaton 202
Representing Influence: writing about text reuse when everything is online.
Ioannis Evrigenis, Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
Monica Berti, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig