11/27 Introduction to Digital Humanities

Title: Introduction to Digital Humanities

Instructor: Jeffrey Tharsen

Time and Date: 2-4 PM, Nov 27th

Location: BSLC 018

 

Description:

Digital Humanities is a growing, interdisciplinary endeavor aimed at uniting technology and humanistic inquiry. This workshop is a basic theoretical and methodological introduction to using and developing digital toolkits, digital texts, and digital media; we will cover corpus-building, basic text-analysis strategies, digital cartography, web-based development, high-performance computing, and creating custom algorithms and data visualizations.

 

Objectives:

A basic theoretical and methodological introduction to using and developing digital toolkits, digital texts, and digital media

A basic understanding of corpus-building, text-analysis strategies, digital cartography, web-based development, and high-performance computing

A basic understanding of how to create custom algorithms and data visualizations

 

Duration: 2 hours

 

Level: Introductory

 

Prerequisites: None. Attendees should bring a laptop if they would like to participate in the hands-on exercises.

 

Data Repository: https://github.com/rcc-uchicago/DH_intro_workshop or http://tharsen.net/DH_sources.zip

 

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