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    • Keynote Speakers 

      Adeline Koh is the Director of DH@Stockton and and associate professor of literature at Stockton University. She works on the intersections between postcolonial studies and the digital humanities, 19th-21st Century British and Anglophone Literature and Southeast Asian and African studies, and games in higher education.; Alan Liu is a Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an affiliated faculty member of UCSB’s Media Arts & Technology graduate program. Previously, he was on the faculty of Yale University’s English Department and British Studies Program.; George Siemens researches technology, networks, analytics, and openness in education. Dr. Siemens is the Executive Director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab at University of Texas, Arlington and cross-appointed with the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University. (2015)
    • Social Media and Revolutions: Imagined Communities and Social Justice Movements 

      Koh, Adeline (2015-04-09)
      This talk focuses on the concept of political communities created by social media tools and platforms. Drawing on Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, it argues that social media and the networked public sphere have ...
    • Automatic Transcription in Colonial Contexts: OCR for the Primeros Libros 

      Alpert-Abrams, Hannah; Garrette, Dan (2015-04-10)
      The PDF images in the Primeros Libros digital collection, an effort to produce digital facsimiles of all books printed before 1601 in the Americas, pose several challenges for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems. ...
    • Local History, Civic Visibility: GIS, the Humanities, and Public-Private Collaboration 

      Sewell, Jeanette Claire; Riedel, Brian Scott (2015-04-10)
      The history of Houston, Texas chronicles the growth of a city from settlement by native peoples and diverse colonists to its present status as the fourth largest and most diverse city in the United States. The collections ...
    • Virtual Art Galleries 

      Elko, Stacy (2015-04-10)
      It is the goal of the arts to engage a viewing public with intriguing works that communicate the vastness and uniqueness of cultures and thoughts, ideas and experiences of humanity.[1] I encountered the challenges of ...
    • Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments 

      Davis, Rebecca Frost (2015-04-10)
      Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments is an open, collaborative digital humanities project focused on the intersections of digital technologies with teaching and learning. The project ...
    • BigDIVA: Big Data, Big Visuals, Big Searches, and Big Results 

      Duguid, Timothy (2015-04-10)
      Big data and data visualization are very popular concepts today, as private corporations and public entities are all rushing to build visualizations, and the most common big datasets and visualizations are internet search ...
    • Enduring Women: Digital Humanities in the Classroom & Beyond 

      Brantl, Mary K. (2015-04-10)
      Google BULLOCK ENDURING WOMEN then check videos. Yet today you should find yourself confronting twelve videos, one dedicated to each of the twelve women who were the focus of the Bullock Texas State History Museum’s 2013 ...
    • TypeWright in the Classroom: Service Learning, Digital Edition Building, and Fostering Student Collaboration 

      Grumbach, Elizabeth (2015-04-10)
      Since the creation of 18thConnect in 2010, our team has striven to answer what we see as a prevailing research question in the study of 18th-Century materials online. Scholarship based on 18th-Century digital collections ...
    • Social Studies and Digital Humanities 

      Clement, Tanya E. (2015-04-10)
      In 2009, Christine Borgman asked “Where are the social studies of digital humanities?” More specifically, she inquired, “Why is no one following digital humanities scholars around to understand their practices, in the way ...
    • Design History Meets Digital History: A Classroom Experiment 

      Garza, Kimberly (2015-04-10)
      The study of design history supported by the methods of digital humanities scholarship provides an opportunity for designers to experience both history and research in a way that complements their strengths. My graphic ...
    • A Visual Argument: Embedded Omeka Support for Art History 

      Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Barham, Rebecca (2015-04-10)
      Making the seminar paper relevant to students' professional development is a challenge in humanities classrooms. Professors are increasingly encouraging alternative research projects that convey the same amount of information ...
    • Digital History and Undergraduates: Aligning Professor and Librarian Expectations 

      Cassidy, Erin Dorris (2015-04-10)
      As exciting new digital history projects continue to emerge and multiply, students are increasingly likely to discover or be directed to these resources in the course of history research. Unfortunately, this also presents ...
    • Working with In-Copyright Materials for Digital Humanities Research: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Issues 

      McLaughlin, Stephen Reid (2015-04-10)
      To date, a significant chunk of digital humanities research projects have focused on analysis of works in the public domain, virtually all of them published prior to 1923. Greater access to recent publications would be a ...
    • From Early Modern Printing to Post-Modern Indie Publishing: Using eMOP on AFP 

      Christy, Matthew; Hecker, Jennifer (2015-04-10)
      The Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) is a Mellon Foundation grant funded project whose goal is to improve optical character recognition (OCR) output for early modern printed English texts by utilizing and creating open-source ...
    • Considering Frameworks for the Ideal Digital Research Community: The Past and Present of 18thConnect 

      Grumbach, Liz; Christy, Matthew (2015-04-10)
      The humanities community has strived to develop tools and methods for conducting research and fostering learning in digital spaces, yet scholars are still asking questions about what these spaces should look like. How do ...
    • The Promise and Peril of RDF for Formalizing the Humanities 

      Creel, James Silas; Potvin, Sarah (2015-04-10)
      The Resource Description Framework (RDF) defines structures for describing entities identifiable by Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs). RDF exists at the top of the stack of technology standards proposed by the World Wide ...
    • The Cultural Impact of Content Management Systems: A Topic Modeling Approach 

      Carter, Daniel (2015-04-10)
      Website development and content creation has transitioned from, in the 1990s, a largely manual process controlled by webmasters or other technical staff to a process that is assisted by content management systems (CMSs) ...
    • Role of the Digital Humanities in Socio-Environmental Synthesis Research: A View from Environmental History 

      LaFevor, Matthew Cole (2015-04-10)
      This paper explores how digital humanities can positively impact large-scale, data-intensive, socio-environemntal synthesis research. Synthesis research focuses on integrating large data sets, ideas, theories, and methods ...
    • Prepare for a more human digital university 

      Siemens, Dr. George (2015-04-11)
      Like much of society, higher education is digitizing. While this brings new opportunities for increasing access to quality learning, it also raises concerns about what a digital university will look like. In a climate of ...