2016 - 2017 Schedule:
November 11th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pmThe Ten Thousand Rooms Project and Collaborative Digital Sinology
- Michael Hunter, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale University
December 2nd, JRL A-11, 12:00 - 2:00pm
- Elizabeth Hopwood, Instructor in Digital Humanities and Textual Studies, Loyola University Chicago
May 12th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pmImagining Humanities in the Machine Age
- Steve Jones, UIC Distinguished Professor of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago
June 2nd, A-11, 12:00 - 2:00pm
- Michael Weaver, Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper-Schmidt Fellow, University of Chicago
2015 - 2016 Schedule:
October 2th, Zar Room, Crerar Library, 12:00 - 2:00pmText Analysis with the HathiTrust Research Center: Tools and Datasets for Research and Teaching
November 20th, JRL 122, Regenstein Library, 12:00 - 2:00pm
Quantitative Historical Imagination: Late Ming and Early Qing Chinese Unofficial Histories, Novels, and Dramas
- Paul Vierthaler, Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston College.
February 12th, JRL 122, Regenstein Library, 12:00 - 2:00pm
Graduate Student Roundtable
- Paul Gauthier (NELC), Sarah Kunjummen (English), Tytus Mikolajczak (NELC), and Jonathan Schroeder (English)
March 10th, JRL 122, Regenstein Library, 12:00 - 2:00pm
Large-Scale Digital Collections as the Foundation for New Forms of Research
- Dan Cohen, Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America
April 8th, JRL 11-A, Regenstein Library, 12:00 - 2:00pm
On Data & Computation: An Artist's View
- Jason Salavon, Associate Professor, Department of Visual Arts
May 13th, JRL 11-A, Regenstein Library, 12:00 - 2:00pm
Ancient Magical Gems and a Computational Antidote
- Walter Shandruk (Ph.D., Classics)
2014 - 2015 Schedule:
October 27th, JRL-122, 12:00 - 2:00pmThe Venice Time Machine Project
- Michele Petochi, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. Abstract available here.
November 14th, JRL A-11, 12:00 - 2:00pmStrategies 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 - 2:00pmDistant 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 - 2:00pmAn Introduction to PhiloLogic 4
- Clovis Gladstone and Richard Whaling, ARTFL, University of Chicago
April 16th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pmElements of Style: Modeling Mannerism in Classical Arabic Poetry
- Elias Muhanna, Department of Comparative Literature, Brown University
May 29th, JRL 122, 12:00 - 2:00pmDigital Mapping with Historical Sources: Uncovering New Research Problems in German Architecture, from World War I through 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 - 2:00pmNostalgia: 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 - 2:00pmQuantitative Approaches to Literary Attention
May 16th, JRL-A-11 (Basement of Regenstein), 12:00 - 2:00pmBeyond 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