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February 21: Marisa Parham, “Lost and Found in the Digital: Ephemeral Scholarship”

Feb. 19, 2018—Wednesday, February 21, 4:10 pm Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Marisa Parham, “Lost and Found in the Digital: Ephemeral Scholarship” Dr. Marisa Parham is Professor of English and Director of the Immersive Reality Lab for the Humanities at Amherst College, where she also serves as a faculty diversity and inclusion officer. Parham is the author of...

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February 22: Talk and Play 03 – Race and Visibility in Mafia III

Feb. 15, 2018—Thursday, February 22 6:30-8:00 pm, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Come to the third event in the Vanderbilt Talk and Play critical gaming series for group play and discussion about how the popular video game Mafia III deals with race visually, mechanically, and affectively.  Snacks will be served.

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March 22 Drop-In: Recording and Editing Audiovisual Media

Feb. 15, 2018—Recording and editing audiovisual media Drop by the DH center this Thursday 2:30-4:00 to explore software for editing media files, to learn about new media formats and ways to incorporate them into your scholarship and teaching, or just to troubleshoot an existing audio or video project.  Topics for consultation include: Video recording Sound recording Podcasts...

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March 15 Drop-In: Technology A-Team

Feb. 15, 2018—Talk to the Technology A-Team Drop by to pitch, plan, or troubleshoot your digital project with a panel of consultants representing a broad range of technological support and computing offices at Vanderbilt. Sign up in advance by emailing m.casad@vanderbilt.edu, or just stop in.

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March 1 Drop-In: Brightspace

Feb. 15, 2018—Brightspace Support Brightspace support at the CFT will take place at the Center for Digital Humanities on Thursday, March 1st .   Faculty, staff and TAs who have questions about Brightspace are welcome to drop in anytime between 2:30 and 3:45 pm where they will find Brightspace specialists ready to assist. We can get you up to speed with...

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February 15 Drop-In: Technology A-Team

Feb. 15, 2018—Talk to the Technology A-Team Drop by to pitch, plan, or troubleshoot your digital project with a panel of consultants representing a broad range of technological support and computing offices at Vanderbilt. Sign up in advance by emailing m.casad@vanderbilt.edu, or just stop in.

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Juliet Larkin-Gilmore: Frederick Douglass Day 2018

Feb. 15, 2018—Although Frederick Douglass was born into bondage, and never knew his birthdate, he chose to celebrate every year on February 14.  Members of the Vanderbilt community gathered to celebrate Douglass’ elected birthday and his legacy by transcribing documents from the Freedmen’s Bureau Papers, making these important records more accessible to researchers worldwide, in a multi-institutional event organized by the Colored...

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February 16: Discussion with Lisa Reilly

Feb. 15, 2018—Friday, February 16 2:00-3:30 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick Hall) Roundtable discussion, “Architecture and Environment Research in the Digital Age” Lisa Reilly, School of Architecture, University of Virginia Scholars and teachers who deal with the built and ‘natural’ environments now have at their disposal a variety of means for understanding how spaces are...

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February 14: Frederick Douglass Day Transcribe-a-thon

Feb. 13, 2018—Frederick Douglass’ 200th Birthday and Transcribe-a-thon Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Although Douglass was born into bondage, and never knew his birthdate, he chose to celebrate every year on February 14.  Celebrate his elected birthday and his legacy by joining together with others to transcribe documents from the Freedmen’s Bureau...

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February 8: Working with Data in Humanities Research

Feb. 8, 2018—2:30-4:00 pm Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities Troubleshoot an existing project or explore new methods for working with data in humanities scholarship. Topics for consultation include: Forms, methods, and software for data visualization Modeling and structuring humanities data Using spreadsheets and csv files Working with large and “tiny” data sets in your research materials

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