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April 19, 2017: Lynn Ramey, “Learning Medieval Culture through 3D Immersion: Problems and Possibilities”

Apr. 19, 2017—Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities Wednesday, April 19, 4:10 pm Learning Medieval Culture through 3D Immersion: Problems and Possibilities 3D modeling has become commonplace in certain academic fields like archeology and art history because of the ability to safely explore and share fragile or inaccessible artifacts and environments. However, literary and language studies have not...

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April 5, 2017: Matthew Jockers, “Novel Analytics from James Joyce to The Bestseller Code”

Apr. 5, 2017—Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities Wednesday, April 5, 4:10 pm Novel Analytics from James Joyce to The Bestseller Code To better understand bestselling fiction, Matthew Jockers and research partner Jodie Archer took the advice of Google researchers who argue that we should “embrace complexity and make use of the best ally we have: the unreasonable...

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March 23, 2017: Jessica Marie Johnson, “Fugitives in the Machine: Teaching Black Resistance in a Digital Age”

Mar. 23, 2017—Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities Thursday, March 23, 4:10 pm Fugitives in the Machine: Teaching Black Resistance in a Digital Age Enslaved people of African descent imagined that another world was possible–and then sought to “make this world anew.” What does it mean to teach those histories of slavery in a moment where historicized narratives from...

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March 15, 2017: Steve Wernke, “Spatial Ethnohistory: Irreducible Landscapes in the Colonial Andes”

Mar. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities Wednesday, March 15, 4:10 pm Spatial Ethnohistory: Irreducible Landscapes in the Colonial Andes If, as Patricia Seed once observed, “Spanish colonialism produced the census, British colonialism the map,” there might seem to be little hope for resuscitating the spatial dimensions of Spanish colonialism in the Americas. But if the Spanish...

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March 17: Felix Kronenberg on Video Games and Second Language Pedagogy

Mar. 13, 2017—The Center for Second Language Studies is hosting Felix Kronenberg of Rhodes College for two discussions of interactive environments and second language pedagogy this Friday, March 17.

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March 14: Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Mar. 13, 2017—Recognizing Women Artists Edit a Thon at Vanderbilt Library Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 11:00am – 4:00pm, Vanderbilt University Library Special Collections (419 21st Avenue South, Nashville TN 37203) Why We Edit Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented; less than 10% of contributors to Wikipedia identify as female. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for...

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Digital Salon Series: New Projects in Digital Scholarship

Feb. 16, 2017—Digital Salon events begin with brief walkthroughs of current digital projects, led by experts in the relevant disciplines.  Open, informal discussions follow.  Refreshments will be served, and parking is available. Hosted at the Wond’ry and cosponsored by the Jean and Alexander Heard Library, the Wond’ry at the Innovation Pavilion, the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, the...

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February 27-28: Pier Gabrielle Foreman

Feb. 16, 2017—Invitational lecture and workshops with Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman, founder of ColoredConventions.org Monday, February 27, 11:15 am, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Lunch & Discussion, “Digital Humanities Pedagogy” Register in advance for this event.  Lunch will be provided.   Monday, February 27, 3:30 pm, Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Auditorium Invitational Lecture,...

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Zotero Workshop, 1pm February 14, 2017

Feb. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 14 Join us for an informal workshop on citation management using Zotero, the free open-source flexible citation tool created by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. All experience levels welcome.

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February 8, 2017: Tara McPerson, “Feminist in a Software Lab”

Feb. 8, 2017—Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities Wednesday, February 8, 4:10 pm Feminist in a Software Lab Many view the Digital Humanities as a scientific and quantitative endeavor, intent on blending computer science and humanities traditions.  What if we instead imagined the origin story for DH to emerge from the intersection of the arts and the interpretative...

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