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Digital Humanities Seminar open to faculty and grad students

Illuminations***Note changed location: seminars will meet in Hodges Library, Room 128.***

Interested in the digital humanities and digital scholarship? Illuminations: A Digital Humanities Seminar offers workshops, presentations by UT’s digital scholars, and conversations with guest researchers. The seminar will meet five times per semester during the 2015-16 academic year. Sessions are open to all interested faculty and graduate students.

Visiting speakers also will offer public presentations, which are open to the campus and general public. More information and speaker biographies can be found here.

The research seminar is sponsored by the Humanities Center of the UT College of Arts and Sciences with additional support from the UT Libraries and the Office of Research and Engagement’s Scholarly Projects Fund.

Fall Semester 2015
Meetings are held Fridays, 1:00-2:30 p.m., in Hodges Library, Room 128.

September 25 — Getting Started in the Digital Humanities: Common Approaches & Tools

October 16 — Skills Workshop: Using Omeka for Digital Scholarship Projects

October 23 — Skills Workshop: Using Timeline.js & StoryMap.js

November 20 — Doing Digital Humanities with guest Wayne Graham, head of the Scholars’ Lab Research and Development team, University of Virginia.

Wayne Graham also will offer a public presentation Friday, Nov. 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Hodges Library auditorium. Graham is head of the Scholars Lab Research and Development team. As a “full-stack” developer, Wayne’s technical expertise is in web application languages, systems design, and technical training for humanities-based research questions. His research interests include public humanities, augmented and virtual reality, photogrammetry, and scholarly interface design.

December 4 — Reading Colloquy/Works-in-Progress Presentations
(Email amaynor@nullutk.edu to sign up to present your work.)

Additional information and a schedule of all 2015-16 seminar meetings and public presentations is available on the Humanities Center website.

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