Introduction to the Digital Humanities

WhenOctober 20, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WhereWebinar
Event Websitehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-the-digital-humanities-tickets-124322775769
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:

Participants will gain a basic theoretical and methodological introduction to identifying, accessing and developing digital toolkits, digital texts, and digital media
Participants will gain a basic understanding of corpus building, text analysis strategies, digital cartography, web-based development and high-performance computing
Participants will gain 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
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Seminars, Workshops
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