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Apr
8
2019

Digital Humanities Drop-in Office Hours

Digital Humanities image of book with pixels cut out

When: Monday, April 8, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, #2515 (MAD Studio conference room), 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free! Bring your own lunch.

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Academic

Description:

Are you considering a digital humanities project? Not quite sure how to begin? Or perhaps you’ve started a project on your own, and you’re at a good place to talk through it with someone knowledgeable?

Please join Matt Taylor (Media and Design Studio), Josh Honn (Digital Humanities Librarian), and Andrew Britt (Digital Humanities Postdoc) for two Digital Humanities (DH) drop-in hours this spring (note different locations per date):


Monday, April 8, 2019
12:00-1:30pm
Media and Design Studio conference room, Kresge 2515


Monday, June 3, 2019
12:00-1:30pm,
Kaplan Humanities Institute Seminar Room, Kresge 2351

Bring your own lunch, and no RSVP needed. Faculty and students welcome!

Possible discussion topics could include:
• What is/are Digital Humanities?
• Maps, mapping, storymaps
• Authoring and exhibit tools, e.g., WordPress, Omeka
• Data, metadata data modeling basics
• HTML, markup basics
• Copyright and fair use
• Intersectional digital humanities
• Syllabus and pedagogical design of DH courses

Digital Humanities image borrowed from https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/01/04/special-report-digital-humanities-libraries/

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