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February 27: Angel Nieves, “Intersectional Cartographies & Social Justice DH:

Jan. 30, 2019—3D Digital Scholarly Editions Documenting Human Rights Violations From Apartheid-Era South Africa” Wednesday, February 27, 4:10 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Angel Nieves, “Intersectional Cartographies & Social Justice DH: 3D Digital Scholarly Editions Documenting Human Rights Violations From Apartheid-Era South Africa” Over the past year, funded by a grant from both the National...

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February 8: Dorothy Kim, “The Embodied Database: Race, Gender, and Social Justice”

Jan. 30, 2019—Friday, February 8 12:30-2:00 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Dorothy Kim, “The Embodied Database: Race, Gender, and Social Justice” Dorothy Kim is an  Assistant Professor of English at Brandeis University.  She became the target of the alt-right a year or so ago when a fellow medievalist brought her writing on white nationalism and...

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February 6: Edward Baptist, “Digitizing Down To the Roots of Racist Policing:

Jan. 30, 2019—19th-Century Advertisements For ‘Runaway Slaves’/ Self-Liberating People” Wednesday, February 6, 4:10 pm, Fisk University Special Collections Edward Baptist, “Digitizing Down To the Roots of Racist Policing: 19th-Century Advertisements For ‘Runaway Slaves’/ Self-Liberating People”   While giving a sneak peek at the project Freedom On the Move, which will have its first public launch on 2/14,...

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Humanities Data Workshop Series and Working Group

Jan. 30, 2019—Humanities Data Workshop Series and Working Group Mondays, 1:00-2:00 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) This program of linked workshops is designed to help humanities scholars at any level gain experience with data in ways that are relevant to their own research work. Workshops will build on one another in sequence, but anyone may...

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Advanced R Workshop: Web Scraping and Text Mining

Jan. 30, 2019—Advanced R Workshop: Web Scraping and Text Mining Thursdays, 12:00-2:00 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Are you interested in learning how to use R to collect data on the Internet? Do you want to learn how to analyze text in R? If you answered yes to either question, then this workshop is for...

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Library Digital Scholarship Workshop: Tools for Creating Multimodal Works

Jan. 30, 2019—Library Digital Scholarship Workshop: Tools for creating multimodal works 11:10am-12:00 pm, 418a Central Library     Are you looking to create multimodal works? This workshop will look at how to leverage Adobe tools like Photoshop and Illustrator to enhance your digital scholarship. See the Scholarly Communications Digital Scholarship Workshops webpage for more information: https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/scholarly/workshops.php If...

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Data Visualization Workshop Series

Jan. 29, 2019—Data Visualization Workshop Series Wednesdays, 3:00 -4:30 pm, Wond’ry 302 The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL), the Data Science Institute (DSI) and the Vanderbilt Research IT Service present a series of Data Visualization Workshops for scholars at all levels. The workshops run in 60 minute sessions, with an additional optional 30 minutes for q&a, discussion,...

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January 29: Steve Wernke, “Colonizing Spaces in the Andes”

Jan. 29, 2019—Tuesday, January 29, 6:00 pm Cohen 203 Steve Wernke, “Colonizing Spaces in the Andes: Toward Embodied Archaeological Perspectives through Virtual Reality and Simulation” The Spanish invasion and colonization of the Andean region of South America proceeded in large measure through projects of mass resettlement and compulsory urbanism. The Spanish brought with them certain Mediterranean orientations...

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October 29: Sara Galetti, “Mapping Stereotomy: Vaulting in the Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean”

Oct. 4, 2018—Monday, October 29, 4:10 pm Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Sara Galletti, “Mapping Stereotomy: Vaulting in the Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean” Stereotomy—the art of cutting stones into particular shapes for the construction of vaulted structures—has been practiced over a wide chronological and geographical span, from Hellenistic Greece to contemporary Texas. Yet the history...

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October 26-27: THATCamp Vanderbilt 2018

Oct. 4, 2018—Friday, October 26, 4:00-6:00 pm and Saturday, October 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Curb Center and First Amendment Forum, 1801 Edgehill Ave. THATCamp Vanderbilt 2018: Digital Literacies, with keynote speakers  Cory Duclos and Zoe Leblanc Vanderbilt THATCamp (The Humanities And Technology Camp) is an annual unconference* co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, the Robert Penn Warren Center...

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