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Nov
20
2019

Digital Humanities Drop-in

Digital Humanities image of book with pixels cut out

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, #2350 (Kaplan Institute), 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - 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 John Ladd (Digital Humanities Postdoc) for a Digital Humanities (DH) drop-in:

Wed., November 20, 2019
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Kaplan Humanities Institute, Kresge 2350

Faculty, postdocs, and students welcome! Bring your own lunch.
RSVP encouraged but not required (RSVP to mtaylor@northwestern.edu).

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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