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Apply by 10/28: HASTAC Scholars 2018-2019

Oct. 15, 2018—$500 DIGITAL HUMANITIES STIPEND OPPORTUNITY FO­R GRADUATE STUDENTS: APPLY HERE The Vanderbilt HASTAC network is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 HASTAC Scholars Program. Graduate students interested in learning more about digital humanities and gaining hands-on experience are encouraged to apply. HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) is a global network of individuals...

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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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October 25: Opening Reception: Digital Futures, Archaeological Pasts

Oct. 4, 2018—Thursday, October 25, 5:00-7:00 pm, Cohen Memorial Hall Opening Reception for the new Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery exhibit, Digital Futures: Archaeological Pasts In spring 2018, nine students in the History of Art seminar, “Exhibiting Historical Art: Digital Approaches to Ancient Greek Ceramics,” studied a selection of ancient Mediterranean antiquities in the collection of the Vanderbilt University...

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October 22-28: Open Access Week Vanderbilt!

Oct. 1, 2018—Please join us to observe International Open Access Week 2018! Wednesday, October 24, 11:00 am-1:00 pm Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall A Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon is a concentrated block of time during which participants expand existing Wikipedia entries or create new ones, in a collaborative effort to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of important topics and ideas....

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October 16: A Conversation on Multimodal Assignments

Oct. 1, 2018—The Center for Teaching will host a lunchtime conversation on Multimodal Assignments on Tuesday, October 16, as part of a new Learning Community on Teaching Digital Literacies. Tuesday, October 16, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Center for Teaching A Conversation on Multimodal Assignments How can we design authentic, multimodal assignments that prepare students to communicate...

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October 11: Adventures in Digital Heritage with Dr. Bernie Frischer

Oct. 1, 2018—The Department of History of Art invites the wider Digital Humanities and Digital Heritage communities to an upcoming Goldberg Lecture with Dr. Bernard Frischer, Professor of Informatics at Indiana University. The Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History Thursday, October 11, 4:10 pm 203 Cohen Memorial Hall Bernie Frischer, “Adventures in Digital Heritage” The...

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October 11: Mellon Partners for Education Conference on Humanities Teaching for Underserved Populations

Oct. 1, 2018—Thursday October 11, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, 344 Buttrick Hall Mellon Partners for Education Conference on Humanities Teaching for Underserved Populations This event is for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the humanities considering academic jobs at institutions which serve a wide variety of diverse populations. It will address...

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October 10: Michael Hunter, “The Ten Thousand Rooms Project: A Collaborative Workspace for Pre-Modern Textual Studies”

Oct. 1, 2018—Wednesday, October 10, 12:10 pm Center for Digital Humanities Michael Hunter, “The Ten Thousand Rooms Project: A Collaborative Workspace for Pre-Modern Textual Studies” Supported by the Mellon Foundation and Yale University, the Ten Thousand Rooms Project is an online, open-access workspace that enables collaborative work (transcriptions, translations, annotations, etc.) on pre-modern texts and objects. In...

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