Digital Humanities Lab Events

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This spring, the UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab will host a speaker series, “Directions in the Digital Humanities,” as well as talks, workshops and meetups related to recent initiatives and projects.  New events will be listed on this page as they are scheduled and shared with the campus community.

We welcome partnering with existing interest groups and initiatives on campus.  If you would like to ask us to host a speaker, workshop or other digital humanities related event, please contact Matt Russell (russelmr@uwm.edu) for more information.

Events Spring 2015

January 21, 2015 | 12PM – Digging into Data: Open Refine Workshop presented by Kristin Briney, Eliza Bettinger, Ann Hanlon, Brad Houston (UWM Libraries)

February 11, 2015 | 12PM – Digging into Data: Regular Expressions Workshop presented by Kristin Briney (UWM Libraries)

February 13, 2015 | 12PM – “Creating Service-Learning Assignments,” presented by the Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research (CCBLLR)

February 19, 2015 | 11AM – Methods in Digital Humanities: Scalar, presented by Matt Russell (DH Lab)

February 21, 2015 | TBD- Sessions for the 2015 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

February 27, 2015 | 9AM – 1PM – Directions in Digital Humanities: “Using Copyright to Your Advantage in the Digital Humanities,” presented by Tomas Lipinski (School of Information Studies), Click for Registration

March 4, 2015 | 12PM – Directions in Digital Humanities: “Stitching History from the Holocaust: A Digital Humanities Lab Project,” presented by Rachel Baum (Jewish Studies)

March 11, 2015 | 12PM – Digging into Data: GIS Workshop presented by Eliza Bettinger (UWM Libraries)

March 24, 2015 | 11AM – Methods in Digital Humanities: Imageplot, presented by Matt Russell (DH Lab)

March 27, 2015 | 10:30AM - “StopFake.org: Fact-checking in the Ukraine,” presented by Olga Yurkova and Tatiana Matychak (Stopfake.org), sponsored by the Social Studies of Information Research Group

March 30, 2015 | 4PM – Invited talk/workshop, Ben Grosser (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), sponsored by the Digital Arts and Culture certificate program

April 3, 2015 |  9 – 11AM – Data Day in the UWM DH Lab, presentations by Scott Graham (English), Rebecca Klaper (Freshwater Science), Michael Zimmer (School of Information Studies)

April 3, 2015 | 1:30 – 4PM – (Data Day Workshop), “Workshop on R,” (Library Classroom A), presented by Dave Armstrong (Political Science).  Click for information on and description of R (statistical computing software)

April 9, 2015 | 10AM – Directions in the Digital Humanities: “HiPSTAS: High Performance Sound Technologies for Access and Scholarship” roundtable, presented by Tanya Clement (University of Texas at Austin), co-sponsored by the Social Studies of Information Research Group

April 16, 2015 | 4PM – Directions in Digital Humanities, Talk/discussion presented by Matthew Kirschenbaum (University of Maryland/MITH), co-sponsored by the Center for 21st Century Studies and the Social Studies of Information Research Group

April 17, 2015 | 12PM – Directions in Digital Humanities, “War; What is it Good For? Playing with Conflict Simulation (A Hands-On Game Design Workshop), presented by Matthew Kirschenbaum (University of Maryland/MITH), co-sponsored by the Center for 21st Century Studies and the Social Studies of Information Research Group

All events are taking place in the Digital Humanities Lab except where noted.