Introduction to the Digital Humanities

WhenNovember 27, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WhereBiological Sciences Learning Center, Room 018
Event Websitehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-the-digital-humanities-tickets-49992619270
Contact InformationResearch Computing Center
DescriptionAbstract: Digital Humanities is a growing, interdisciplinary endeavor aimed at uniting technology and humanistic inquiry. This workshop is a basic theoretical and methodological introduction to using and developing digital toolkits, digital texts, and digital media; we will cover corpus-building, basic text-analysis strategies, digital cartography, web-based development, high-performance computing, and creating custom algorithms and data visualizations.

Objectives:

A basic theoretical and methodological introduction to using and developing digital toolkits, digital texts, and digital media

A basic understanding of corpus-building, text-analysis strategies, digital cartography, web-based development and high-performance computing

A basic understanding of how to create custom algorithms and data visualizations


Duration: 2 hours

Level: Introductory

Prerequisites: None. Attendees should bring a laptop if they would like to participate in the hands-on exercises.

Data Repository: https://github.com/rcc-uchicago/DH_intro_workshop or http://tharsen.net/DH_sources.zip
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Workshops
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance.