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Where is the Human in the Data?

Where is the Human in the Data? Thursday, September 29, 3:30-5:00pm: IAS Thursdays Friday, September 30, 9am—12pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. This workshop is the launching point for a critical data science study project that is jointly sponsored by the University of […]

What is/was a book? Some answers from the Romantic period. December 10, 2015

What is/was a book? Some answers from the Romantic period Thursday, December 10, 2015, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 2nd Floor East Side, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. Nearly two decades ago William Paulson declared that “electronically stored and retrieved text, in comparison with its printed […]

Copyright, Digitization, and the 21st Century Library. Nancy Sims & Scott Spicer, November 7, 2014

Copyright, Digitization, and the 21st Century Library:  A Discussion of the Promises and Perils of Virtual Resources and Streaming Media Friday, November 7th, 2014, at 1:30pm Nicholson 135 A discussion with Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian, and Scott Spicer, Media Outreach and Learning Spaces Librarian Download: audio, small video, or original. As the University […]

A Network Grows in the Internet: Feminist Publishing in the Cracks of a Broken System. Carol Stabile, October 28, 2014

A Network Grows in the Internet: Feminist Publishing in the Cracks of a Broken System Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 3:00-4:30pm 125 Nolte Center A talk by Carol Stabile, Journalism/Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Oregon; Editor, The Fembot Collective This talk and Q&A may be viewed upon X500 login. The 2008 market collapse’s impact […]

Literary Analysis of World Bank Reports: Franco Moretti, Thursdays at Four, Oct. 2, 2014

The World According to the Bank: an Analysis of World Bank Reports, 1946-2010 October 2, 2014, at 4:00pm Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room Franco Moretti, English, Stanford, gives a semantic, stylistic study of World Bank reports. Download: audio, small video, or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video, or original. Like the post-world-war-II capitalism which it […]

The Freudian Robot: Lydia Liu and ITSU, April 25, 2014

The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious Friday, April 25, 11:30a.m.–1:30p.m. 125 Nolte Lydia H. Liu, Columbia University Please join the IAS Interpretation and Translation Studies at the University (ITSU) Research Collaborative for lunch and an informal discussion with critical translation theorist Lydia Liu of her latest book, The Freudian Robot: […]

Reconstructing Oratorical Performance Space in Ancient Greece: Richard Graff, April 22, 2014

Seeing and/the Speaking Spaces of Ancient Greece Richard Graff, Writing Studies & Literacy and Rhetorical Studies, U of M; 2013 IAS Residential Fellow Download as: audio, podcast video, or original. Q&A Download as: audio, podcast video, or original. Prof. Graff’s research constitutes a long-term collaborative and interdisciplinary study of the physical settings of ancient Greek […]

May 14-15, 2013: Spark Fest – The Twin Cities Digital Humanities Symposium

The Twin Cities Digital Humanities Symposium will kick off with an evening reception the evening of Tuesday, May 14 followed by a full-day symposium on Wednesday, May 15. Registration will open on March 25 and will be limited to 125 attendees. Spark Fest is organized by the University of Minnesota Libraries and Macalester College DeWitt […]

DH 2.0 May 3, 2013: Alexander Galloway

Friday, May 3, 2013 4:00 p.m. 140 Nolte Center for Continuing Education   Presentation by Alexander Galloway, associate professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University.  Sponsored by the Department of English Theory Reading Group and the 20-21st Century Subfield with support from the University of Minnesota Student Activities Grants Initiatives. Professor Galloway’s most recent book […]

April 22, 2013: Deep Maps, Emergent Realities: the Promise of Spatial Humanities

Deep Maps, Emergent Realities: the Promise of Spatial Humanities, a talk by David J. Bodenhamer, The Polis Center, Indiana University-Purdue University Organized by the IAS Digital Humanities 2.0 Collaborative Download: audio, small video, or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video, or original. New technologies such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have facilitated the (re)discovery of […]

April 3, 2013: Encoding Privacy Law. A DH 2.0 collaborative presentation by William McGeveran

William McGeveran, University of Minnesota Law School More policymakers and technologists are gravitating toward the notion of “privacy by design” as a response to concerns about collection and use of personal information. This model seeks to embed privacy in the interfaces we use – and can include a role for traditional regulators encouraging or requiring […]

February 26, 2013: Oratorical Performance Space in Ancient Greece: Digital Reconstruction and Interpretive Visualization

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:00 – 4:30 pm 125 Walter Library Richard Graff, Writing Studies & Literacy and Rhetorical Studies, University of Minnesota Daniel Keefe, Computer Science and Engineering & Interactive Visualization Lab, University of Minnesota This talk will present findings from a long-term collaborative and interdisciplinary study of the physical settings of ancient Greek […]

December 4, 2012: Crowdsourcing Ancient Texts

December 4, 2012Aaron Victorin-VangerudEvents, Video and Audio,  | Collaboratives | 2012-2013Comments Off on December 4, 2012: Crowdsourcing Ancient Texts

Nita Krevans and James Brusuelas (Classical and Near Eastern Studies) and Lucy Fortson (Physics and Astronomy) Krevans, Fortson, and Brusuelas report on the substantial progress that has been made so far in deciphering hundreds of thousands of unpublished Greek papyrus fragments, enlisting the help of more than a hundred thousand online volunteers, and refining the […]

November 1, 2012: What We’ve Learned about Dictionary Use Online – Presentation by Peter Sokolowski, editor-at-large, Merriam Webster

November 1, 2012 Looking up a word in the dictionary is an intimate act. Lexicographers of the past could have no knowledge about which of their entries were being consulted and which were ignored. Today, dictionaries are easier than ever to use and can be consulted from anywhere. Also, by watching trends of lookups on […]

October 16, 2012: Digital Humanities and the Libraries

A discussion with Jennie Burroughs October 16, 2012: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 235 Nolte Center for Continuing Education Digital Humanities 2.0, a collaborative of the Institute for Advanced Study, will sponsor four events during fall semester. The first was an informal discussion of DH projects and possibilities at Minnesota. Please bring your ideas to the table […]

Digital Humanities 2.0 Collaborative, 2011-2012

Digital Humanities 2.0 invites all interested parties at the University of Minnesota to join in advancing artistic creation and scholarly research in the humanities by exploring digitization and Web 2.0 technologies. This IAS collaborative builds on strengths across the University to envision the next generation of digital humanities tools, techniques, and approaches. Excerpts from the proposal […]

The Future of History – A presentation by Dan Cohen

Dan Cohen is Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. His research is in European and American intellectual history, the history of science (particularly mathematics), and the intersection of history and computing. Professor Cohen is co-author (with the late Dr. Roy Rosenzweig) of Digital History: A Guide […]

Collective Intelligence: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities

Digital Humanities 2.0 presentation by Loren Terveen Loren Terveen is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, where his research focuses on theory-based design of online communities: applying theories from the social sciences to create new interaction techniques and algorithms that elicit more positive participation from community members. Professor Terveen […]

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Book launch with Matthew K. Gold, editor, and Douglas Armato, director, University of Minnesota Press   Matthew K. Gold, editor of this path-breaking book, and Douglas Armato, his editor at the University of Minnesota Press, will discuss the many perspectives on the digital humanities that leaders in the field provide in 29 chapters, and also […]

Social Seeing: Images Online – A talk by George Oates, November 15, 2011

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George Oates is project lead for Open Library, an open-source project of the Internet Archive. It currently provides free bibliographic records for more than 20 million books and direct access to digitized copies for more than 1,700,000 of them. She also is a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution. Before joining the Internet Archive, Oates was […]

Voices from the Field: Practices, Challenges and Directions in Digital Humanities – presentation by Smiljana Antonijević, Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Smiljana Antonijević is Assistant Professor of Culture and Technology at Roskilde University, and a researcher at e-Humanities Group of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). She holds a PhD in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Antonijević’s research intersects the area of communication, culture, and technology focusing on issues such […]

Cerise Myers, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow, 2009-10

Cerise Myers (Art History, CLA): “The Visible Posthuman: Envisioning Agency for the Cybernetic Self in Digital Culture” The fellowship gave Myers the time she needed to focus on her dissertation project—reading, outlining, writing, and presenting a conference paper drawn from her research, as well as getting substantive feedback from a variety of scholars outside her […]

Digital Poetics: An interactive reading with John Cayley and comment by Rita Raley, March 5, 2009

John Cayley has practiced as a poet, translator, publisher, and bookdealer, and all these activities have often intersected with his training in Chinese culture and language. Rita Raley is a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She researches and teaches in the areas of the digital humanities and twentieth-century literature in […]

Rita Raley, March 5, 2009

The interview can also be downloaded as a video podcast (305.1 MB) or as an audio file (.mp3 – 53.9 MB). Rita Raley is a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She researches and teaches in the areas of the digital humanities and twentieth-century literature in an “international” or “global” context. Raley’s most recent […]

John Cayley, March 5, 2009

The interview can also be downloaded as a video podcast (301.2 MB) or as an audio file (.mp3 – 53.2 MB). John Cayley has practiced as a poet, translator, publisher, and bookdealer, and all these activities have often intersected with his training in Chinese culture and language. Cayley was the winner of the Electronic Literature Organization’s Award for […]

Sumanth Gopinath, Faculty Fellow, Spring 2008

Sumanth Gopinath (Music, College of Liberal Arts) worked on numerous projects connected to his research on “Ringtones, Or, the Auditory Logic of Globalization”: he completed three essays and began work on a fourth, made a conference presentation, secured contributors for the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music and Sound Studies, and wrote a successful application for a 2008-09 IAS research collaborative, The Music […]

Maria Damon, Faculty Fellow, Spring 2008

Maria Damon (English, College of Liberal Arts) worked on both writing and weaving as part of her project “Text, Textile, Exile.” During her fellowship she concentrated on intensive reading, revised an article, presented a paper at an NSF-sponsored conference at the Center for Literary Computing at West Virginia University, and applied successfully for a summer residency at e-text+textiles in Riga, Latvia. Professor […]

Dan Burk, Faculty Fellow, Fall 2007

Dan L. Burk (Law School) conducted work on his project “True Names: Ownership and Control of Knowledge Representation.” He has four related articles forthcoming or published in 2008 including Information Ethics and the Law of Data Representations, (10 Ethics & Info. Tech) and The Mereology of Digital Copyright (18 Fordham Intell. Prop. L.J.).