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April 11: Lincoln Mullen, “Towards Quantitative Cultural Histories in America’s Public Bible.”

Mar. 10, 2019—Thursday, April 11, 4:10 pm, Center for Digital Humanities Lincoln Mullen, “Towards Quantitative Cultural Histories in America’s Public Bible” America’s Public Bible is a biblical commentary—not on the Bible itself, but on how Americans used the Bible. It charts how Americans used the Bible in public by using a computer program to find biblical quotations...

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April 5: Race, Gender, and Technology THATCamp

Mar. 4, 2019—Register now for Race, Gender, and Technology THATCamp, Nashville 2019! Sponsored by the Mellon Partners for Humanities Education consortium, the event will take place at TSU’s Avon Williams campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019. We’re thrilled to have two keynote events: a morning panel with Professors Ifeoma Nwankwo and Helen Shin on Race, Gender,...

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March 27: Patricia Fumerton, “Visualizing English Broadside Ballads:

Feb. 25, 2019—From Arch-V Image Matching to Data Mining Illustrated,” Wednesday, March 27, 4:10 pm, Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick) Patricia Fumerton, “Visualizing English Broadside Ballads: From Arch-V Image Matching to Data Mining Illustrated” Founding the English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA) in 2003 and subsequently directing it, Patricia Fumerton’s mission has been to archive online as...

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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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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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