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):
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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Event Speaker(s):
Professor Maurizio Forte
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 4:15pm

Maurizio Forte on Vulci 3000, the 3D Digital Recording of an Archaeological Excavation to illustrate the results achieved during 2016 summer fieldwork in Italy.

Event Speaker(s):
Liz Crisenbery,Divya Rajaram, Heather Suzanne Woods
127 Bostock Library, The Edge
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 11:45am
Insights from Managing a Humanities Project: A conversation with graduate students  (DH on the Edge Series)   Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:45am - 1:00pm (lunch provided) The Edge Workshop Room (127 Bostock Library, Duke West Campus) Register: ... Read More »
Event Speaker(s):
Jeffrey Ritter, Visiting Fellow, Kellogg College, University of Oxford
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:15pm

How will we govern humankind after the quantum computers are built? What are the balances between efficiency and ethics? How might new systems of regulation be advanced with visual innovations that improve governance? Joining us is Jeffrey Ritter, a new Durham resident and Visiting Fellow at...

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Event Speaker(s):
Madeline Snipes, Sarah Hendrix, Kelsey Graywill
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm

Undergraduates Sarah Hendrix, Kelsey Graywill and Madeline Snipes will present their final project from their Spring 2016 semester's course on text mining and meaning (ISS 290/VMS 290). The three students created an impressive comparative analysis centered on fan fiction using data exploration...

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Event Speaker(s):
Mike Thomas of SAS (Cary, NC)
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:15pm

IoT is about data, but that doesn't mean we have to be stuck with paper-based data visualization practices dating back to the late 1700's. Instead, we can see IoT in its natural state by utilizing AR and VR.

Event Speaker(s):
Marlene Daut
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 -- Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:00pm

How can we avoid replicating a colonialist mentality while using archives to tell the stories of colonized peoples?In the spirit of Papa Legba (a Haitian lwa who opens the crossroads between the human and non-human worlds), in this talk I examine the critical challenges and opportunities...

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Event Speaker(s):
Ja-Young Ku, Associate Professor, Contemporary Arts, Konkuk University
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:15pm

In <>, I created a stream socket based work to enable viewers to interact with their mobile app and thus allow them to draw on their phone's screen, which then instantly sends the drawings to a remote electronic board in a public space. Anyone who downloaded the app could participate in...

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