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Mellon Digital Humanities Summer 2019 Opportunities

Mellon Digital Humanities Opportunities Summer 2019 

This schedule will be updated frequently with more details as each event approaches.  Check back often, and contact us with any questions.

 

Digital Technology and Social Justice THATCamp: an “unconference”

April 5, 2019, TSU campus, Nashville TN

Organized by the Mellon Partners Working Group on Race, Gender, and Technology, this “unconference” will be a loosely structured gathering of people (faculty, students, and the general public) interested in the interactions of race, gender, technology, and social justice. Sessions will be pitched and scheduled spontaneously at the beginning of the day. Sessions may involve discussion of issues, presentation of projects, sharing of skills, or all of the above.

Find more information here.

 

Haiti Symposium: The Need to Know and Preserve the Past

April 17-19 2019, Vanderbilt Campus, Nashville TN

Find program schedule here.

Register for the Mellon Partners Haiti workshop here.

 

Field Digitization Workshop

April 19, 2019, 1:30-3:30 pm, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities  or April 19, 2019, 2:00-4:00 pm, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities

Learn how to digitize documents according to the digital preservation standards of the British Library, using inexpensive portable equipment.

Register for the Field Digitization workshop here.

 

Digital Humanities Bootcamp: Spring Session

April 25-26, 2019, Vanderbilt campus, Nashville, TN

This intensive two-day program is designed to familiarize scholars with a broad range of digital humanities tools, methods, project genres, and controversies. Each day includes hands-on workshops as well as discussion, with breakout sessions tailored to participants’ interests.

Find the full program schedule here.

Register for Digital Humanities Bootcamp here.

 

Cultural Heritage at Scale Conference: Encoding Cultural Heritage at Scale

May 2-3, 2019, Vanderbilt campus, Nashville TN

The program will include project discussions, keynote addresses, and workshops on innovative uses of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI).

Find more information and register for the conference here.

 

Creative Media Practice: CMAP Maymester

May 6-31, 2019, Vanderbilt campus, Nashville TN

A small number of seats are still available in this course, and faculty are invited to sign up. The Maymester Creative Media Practice is a requirement for graduate students in Vanderbilt’s Comparative Media Analysis and Practice program (CMAP). The course will help scholars expand their research practice by developing skills in various areas of creative digital media (image, audio, video, virtual reality, web and app development.  To inquire about enrollment, email ProfessorJonathan Rattner

 

Mellon Partners Digital Pedagogy Symposium

June 21-22, TSU campus, Nashville TN

This symposium on digital pedagogy for the undergraduate humanities classroom will include syllabus and lesson plan workshops, as well as ideas-and strategy-oriented breakout sessions for faculty from all five Mellon Partners campuses. Participants will leave this symposium having created an outline of a digital assignment and a game plan for implementing it in an undergraduate class.  The symposium also aims to foster a regional network of humanities faculty who are interested in continued discussion of ideas, experiments, and challenges of teaching with digital technologies.

Register for the Mellon Partners Digital Pedagogy Symposium here:

 

Omeka Training

August 8-9, 2019, Berea College campus, Berea KY

This multiday intensive program will teach faculty, archivists, and instruction librarians about using the digital exhibits platform Omeka for public humanities projects, teaching, and digital archives management.

Register for the Mellon Partners Intensive Omeka training program here.

 

Digital Humanities Bootcamp: Summer Session

August 12-13, 2019, Vanderbilt campus, Nashville, TN

This intensive two-day program is designed to familiarize scholars with a broad range of digital humanities tools, methods, project genres, and controversies. Each day includes hands-on workshops as well as discussion, with breakout sessions tailored to participants’ interests.

Find the full program schedule here.

Register for Digital Humanities Bootcamp here.