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April 25: Seb Franklin, “Forms of Disposal: Value and the Digital”

Apr. 12, 2018—Wednesday, April 25 4:10pm Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Seb Franklin, “Forms of Disposal: Value and the Digital”    Seb Franklin is a Lecturer in the Department of English at King’s College London, where he co-convenes the MA in Contemporary Literature, Culture, and Theory. He is the author of Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic (2015).  His...

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April 20: Talk & Play 04 — Dream Daddy

Apr. 12, 2018—Friday, April 20, 3:30 pm Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Talk and Play 04:  Dream Daddy Join us for social, critical play of 2017’s best Dad-dating video game! Snacks provided.

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April 18: Se Young Kim, “Player-Gamer-Soldier-Killer”

Apr. 12, 2018—Wednesday, April 18, 4:10 pm Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Se Young Kim, “Player-Gamer-Soldier-Killer: The War on Terror and Video Game Shooters as Military Training” Se Young Kim is a Mellon Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Arts at Vanderbilt University. His areas of teaching and research specialization include contemporary East Asian and...

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April 16: (Making a) Difference in Gaming

Apr. 12, 2018—Monday, April 16th, 3pm Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall “(Making a) Difference in Gaming” A digital colloquium about how games culture deals with difference and what kind of a difference games might be making in the world. Featuring Dante Douglas (journalist and critic for venues like Paste, ZAM, Polygon, and Waypoint), Adrienne Shaw (professor...

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August 15-17: Digital Humanities Bootcamp 2018

Mar. 19, 2018—We’re pleased to announce the second annual Digital Humanities Bootcamp 2018, to be held August 15-17 on the Vanderbilt University campus. This intensive three-day program is designed for faculty and graduate students who: Have an interest in incorporating digital methods into their scholarship but aren’t sure how to get started May have some experience with specific...

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Just Published: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene

Mar. 19, 2018—Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Fay of Cinema and Media Arts and CMAP on the publication of her new book, Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene!

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DH FELLOWSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3/21/2018

Mar. 19, 2018—The deadline for 2018-19 Mellon Digital Humanities Fellowships has been extended until Wednesday, March 21, 2018. One-year fellowships are available at the graduate, postdoctoral, and faculty levels. Find more information about the fellowships and application process here.  

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March 1-2: Mountains and Spatial History Workshop

Mar. 2, 2018—Thursday, March 1, 4:00-6:00 pm, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick Hall) Friday, March 2, 9:00 am -1:30 pm, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick Hall) “Mountain Spaces” will include environmental, mapping and cultural historical perspectives of mountains, with a central/east European focus. Participants from Vanderbilt include Helmut Smith, Ruth Rogaski, Emily Greble, Johnathon Speed, Matthew...

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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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