Past Events

Events related to digital humanities research are happening all around campus. Below are past events that have been self identified as dh. Be sure to keep an eye on the events happening at Forum for Scholars and Publics and the Franklin Humanities Institute, as many dh-related events often take place in those spaces.

Event Speaker(s):
David Rambo, Doctoral Candidate, Duke
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

David's project considers "blood and gore" in video games as non-mimetic marks of action and expressions of exuberance. Whereas past studies of video game graphics tend to focus on representations of violence, often with an unfounded moral concern, David argues that apparently gratuitous...

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Event Speaker(s):
Cosimo Monteleone and Andrea Giordano
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:30pm

Cosimo Monteleone and Andrea Giordano (University of Padua) will discuss Historic Building Information Modeling (HBIM) at this week's CMAC Rendez-Vous in room A266 Bay 10 on the second floor of Smith Warehouse.

Event Speaker(s):
Matthew Kenney
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 4:30pm

Matthew writes, "My work uses algorithmic and data driven sound rendering and visualizations as an opportunity to explore perception, chance, and information. I create systems to explore data and algorithms physically and sonically through 3D printing, data sonification and physical computing....

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Event Speaker(s):
Tim Senior
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:30pm

Tim writes, "I first came to Duke, quite by chance, in 2008. Looking for a different direction after a PhD in Neuroscience, my new colleagues equipped me with no less than three. As part of this semester-long return visit to Duke, I'll be presenting the current state of this work, once again in...

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Event Speaker(s):
Ashleigh Swingler · Duke Engineering
LSRC D106
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 12:00pm

Traditional approaches to visualizing financial markets are unable to fully capture the intraday dynamics of said markets. I will be presenting a novel visualization technique for the limit order books of NASDAQ stock symbols. Compared with classical graphical approaches, this limit order book...

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Event Speaker(s):
Pamela L. Jennings, Director, Earl and Brenda Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration, at the at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 4:15pm

Pamela L. Jennings is a unique individual- engineer, researcher and artist. She has held a number of interesting positions including teaching positions in the arts where she has sought to develop multiple research projects in human-centered computing. As Director of the Earl and Brenda Shapiro...

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Event Speaker(s):
Ryan Shaw
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:15pm

Ryan Shaw is the guest speaker. "In our current healthcare system, health care is organized primarily around episodic interactions with patients. The challenge with episodic care in many illnesses is that patients to do not receive interventions when and where they need them most - at the time...

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Event Speaker(s):
Carson Martinez
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:15pm

Carson Martinez, Master's candidate in the Bioethics and Science Policy program at the Duke Initiative for Science and Society, to speak on her recent work as a research assistant for the Data-Pop Alliance.

Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Saturday, November 12, 2016 (All day)

This digital humanities workshop brings together historians, librarians, literary scholars, and IT experts from the Middle East, Europe, and the US in order to discuss the 2.0 update and redesign of Jara'id - Chronology of Nineteenth-Century Arabic Periodicals.Supported by Duke History...

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Event Speaker(s):
Maxim Romanov, University of Leipzig
LSRC D106
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm

Maxim Romanov, University of Leipzig

In the course of 14 centuries, Muslim authors wrote, compiled and recompiled a great number of multivolume collections that often include tens of thousands of biographical, bibliographical and historical records. Over the past decade,...

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