Conference Lessons: The Realities of DH and Librarianship

As part of winning the Atiyeh Prize, the week of November 12 I attended the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) and Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conferences. My work with Syriac Paleography is actually what introduced me to the digital humanities as an undergraduate at Mount Holyoke College. I began as a research assistant on … Continue reading “Conference Lessons: The Realities of DH and Librarianship”

TDHN Interest Meeting 12/10/18 **Cancelled**

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**This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather** The Triangle Digital Humanities Network is hosting an initial interest meeting at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park. There will be delicious snacks. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just a little DH-curious. We especially encourage graduate students, adjunct faculty, people from smaller … Continue reading “TDHN Interest Meeting 12/10/18 **Cancelled**”

“Intimate Fields” – an Interview with Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon

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Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon, both English professors at NC State, recently published their project Intimate Fields as part of the Kits for Cultural History series through The Maker Lab in the Humanities (MLab) at the University of Victoria. Check out the original publication here, and read about the project in their own words below: … Continue reading ““Intimate Fields” – an Interview with Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon”

Weekly Roundup – 11/13

Recent Posts Interview with John Wall of the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project by Kristina Bush November 7, 2018 Upcoming Events GIS Day Celebration Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 3:00 – 6:00pm 3-4pm Refreshments and Student Map Competition 4-6pm Humanitarian Mapathon UNC Davis Library Research Hub   Crafting With Circuits, A Co-Lab Roots + DukeCreate Workshop … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup – 11/13”

Ecological Data Visualization: Give your Feedback!

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Some of the most exciting digital projects in the Triangle are a result of student work. Many student digital projects have been created through Duke University’s Data+ summer program in collaboration with research teams on the campus, like the Bernhardt Lab, that helped create the Ecological Data Visualization project in 2017. The Ecological Data Visualization … Continue reading “Ecological Data Visualization: Give your Feedback!”

Interview with John Wall of the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project

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The Virtual Paul’s Cross Project recreates the experience of being at Saint Paul’s Cathedral and hearing the preacher John Donne deliver the Gunpowder Day sermon of November 5, 1622 using historical documentation of the sermon. In 2014, the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project won the Award for Best DH Data Visualization in the 2014 DH Awards. … Continue reading “Interview with John Wall of the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project”

Make an Impact with Open Access

Last week was Open Access Week! Between October 22nd and October 28th, OA supporters across the Triangle celebrated with speaking events, workshops, and movie screenings. When I first heard about OA Week, a question came to mind. Maybe you’re wondering, too: What does Open Access have to do with the Digital Humanities? I’d seen enough … Continue reading “Make an Impact with Open Access”

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship at Duke (11/5)

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This week is Open Access Week, and libraries around the world are sharing information with our communities about the economics of scholarly publishing, and movements toward greater access to knowledge. As part of this effort, many are taking the opportunity to hold screenings of a new documentary called Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. We’re doing … Continue reading “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship at Duke (11/5)”

Weekly Roundup 10/23

Happy Open Access week! Here are some events hosted by UNC to get you in the open access spirit (also see attached flyer):WiderNet and the eGranary Project: Presentation and Discussion Wednesday, October 24 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. UNC Davis Library Research Hub  Cataloging for the eGranary: A Hands-on Workshop (please RSVP) Wednesday, October 24 | 3:30 … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup 10/23”