[GeoHumanities SIG] University of Kansas (Geo) DH Forum - Places, Spaces, Sites

Kathy Weimer kathy.weimer at rice.edu
Sat Aug 13 17:04:52 CEST 2016

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         Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:06:32 -0500
         From: Brian Rosenblum <brianrosenblum at gmail.com>
         Subject: DH Forum, Sep 29 - Oct 1, Registration now open

Dear all,

"Places, Spaces, Sites: Mapping Critical Intersections in Digital

The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of
Kansas is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our Fall
2016 Digital Humanities Forum, September 29-October 1, 2016 at Watson
Library and the Commons, Spooner Hall. This year's Forum includes three
keynote talks, several hands-on workshops, and a day of presentations and
poster sessions on the theme of "Places, Spaces, Sites: Mapping Critical
Intersections in Digital Humanities."

The Forum features the following events:

Workshops on Thursday, September 29 and Friday September 30

Thursday, September 29

9 a.m. to noon Data Yoga: The Practice and Discipline of File Management
(20 seats)
Instructor: Jamene Brooks-Kieffer, University of Kansas

9 a.m. to noon Using XSL to Transform and Extract Information from XML
Documents (20 seats)
Instructor: Jeff Rydberg-Cox, University of Missouri-Kansas City

1-3 p.m. Building Map Stories (20 seats)
Instructor: Rhonda Houser, University of Kansas

1-2:30 p.m. Creating A Digital Edition of A Text: From Transcription to
Publication (15 seats)
Instructors: Martha Baldwin and Laura Mielke, University of Kansas

Friday, September 30

9 a.m. to noon  Data for Humanists: An Introduction to Digital Humanities
Data (20 seats)
Instructor: Pam Lach, San Diego State University

9 a.m. to noon  Social Media and Place (20 seats)
Instructor: Germaine Halegoua, University of Kansas

1-3 p.m. Long Lasting Documents: An Introduction to Markdown (20 seats)
Instructor: ?lika Ortega, Northeastern University

  Saturday, October 1

Places, Spaces, Sites: Mapping Critical Intersections in Digital Humanities
A one-day program of panels and poster sessions showcasing digital
humanities projects and research.

Keynote Speakers

Friday, September 30

Opening Keynote: Mapping Indigenous LA:  Place-Making through Digital
Maylei Blackwell, Associate Professor in Chicana and Chicano Studies and
Gender Studies and affiliated faculty in LGBT Studies and American Indian
Studies, UCLA

Saturday, October 1

Morning Keynote:  The Network Map Under Water
Nicole Starosielski,  Assistant Professor in the Department of Media,
Culture, and Communication, NYU

Closing Keynote
Roopika Risam, Salem State University

Please forward widely. The Forum is free to attend and open to participants
at KU and beyond. However, space is limited, especially for the workshops.
Please register early but we ask that you register only when you are sure
you will attend.

Please see  http://idrh.ku.edu/dhforum2016  for more details, including the
full schedule and the registration form.

Please direct questions to the Institute for Digital Research in the
Humanities, idrh at ku.edu

Tami Albin (Interim) & Arienne Dwyer
Co-Directors, IDRH

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