2014 - 2015 Schedule:

October 27th, JRL-122, 12:00 - 2:00pm

The Venice Time Machine Project
  • Michele Petochi, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. Abstract available here.

November 14th, JRL A-11, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Strategies for Managing Digitized Texts using the Online Cultural and Historical Research Environment (OCHRE)
  • Sandra Schloen and Miller Prosser, University of Chicago. Abstract available here.

February 6th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Distant Reading of Closely-Read Texts: Case Studies in Computational
Research on Biblical Hebrew Poetry
  • Drayton Benner (Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations). Abstract available here.

March 6th, TBD, 12:00  - 2:00pm

An Introduction to PhiloLogic 4
  • Clovis Gladstone and Richard Whaling, ARTFL, University of Chicago

April 16th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Big Data in the Classical Islamic World: Encyclopedias, Anthologies, and Other Unruly Corpora
  • Elias Muhanna, Department of Comparative Literature, Brown University

May 29th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Digital Mapping and Research Problems in Interwar German Architecture and Politics: From World War I to Auschwitz
  • Paul Jaskot, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art (2014-2016), and Department of the History of Art & Architecture, DePaul University

2013 - 2014 Schedule:

February 7th, JRL-A-11 (Basement of Regenstein), 12:00 - 2:00pm

Nostalgia: A Digital History
  • Jonathan Schroeder (Ph.D., English) and Rebekah Baglini (Ph.D., Linguistics), University of Chicago. Abstract available here.

March 7th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Quantitative Approaches to Literary Attention
  • Matthew Wilkens, Assistant Professor of English, University of Notre Dame. Abstract available here.

May 16th, JRL-A-11 (Basement of Regenstein), 12:00 - 2:00pm

Beyond Tools: The Questions about Interpretation that Link Computer Science to the Humanities
  • Ted Underwood, Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Abstract available here.

June 6th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pm

  • Jon Goldsmith, Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science, University of Chicago