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    • Against the Cultural Singularity: Toward a Critical Digital Humanities 

      Liu, Alan (2015-04-11)
      Following up on the question he asked in the title of his 2012 essay "Where is Cultural Criticism in the Digital Humanities?", Alan Liu will present early drafts from a book he is writing that imagines a mode of cultural ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
    • Texas Digital Humanities Conference 2015 

      Conference logo designed by Candy McCormic, Graphic Web Designer, Central Library, University of Texas Arlington.; Program Committee: Jody Bailey, Jeff Downing, John Garrigus, Ramona Holmes, Spencer D. C. Keralis, Rafia Mirza, Rod Sachs, Faedra Wills.; Laurel Stvan (chair), Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics and TESOL, University of Texas at Arlington (April 9, 2)