Digital Humanities Lab Events

Learn more about the DH Lab:
The Digital Humanities Lab will host several talks and workshops on data, open data, and tools for data analysis, along with our regular talks and programming.  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 Ann Hanlon ( for more information.

Events Fall 2015

August 26, 2015 | 10AM-3PM – Oral History in the Digital Age: WorkshopDoug Boyd (U of Kentucky Libraries, Director of Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History) and Troy Reeves (U of Madison, Head of Oral History Program)

September 17, 2015 | 4PM – The Milwaukee Data Initiative (MDI), Matt Richardson, MDI Founder. MDI is “an advocacy workgroup to change the way Milwaukee uses and shares critical data.”

October 1, 2015 | 4PM – Open Refine Workshop, Kristin Briney, Eliza Bettinger, Ann Hanlon, Nathan Humpal (UWM Libraries)

October 22, 2015 | 4PM – Data Management for Researchers (book party), Kristin Briney (UWM Libraries)

October 23 | 1:30PM – 4PM – Digital Yiddish Theater Project
Debra Caplan, Baruch College, City University New York, “Social Networking the Interwar Yiddish Stage: Visualizing a Pre-Digital Viral Phenomenon
Amanda Seligman, UWM History, “The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee as DH Model: Concept, Logistics, Funding

October 28, 2015 | 4PM – Directions in Digital Humanities, Thomas Haigh (SOIS), “Working on ENIAC: The Lost Labors of the Information Age”

November 5, 2015 | 4PM – GIS Workshop: QGIS, Eliza Bettinger (UWM Libraries)

Technophiles Podcasts
With Krista-Lee Malone (Anthropology)*

September 23, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Apps & Startups
Guest: Jake Gill (Director of Skritter)

October 14, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Games & Society
Guest: Thomas Malaby (UWM Anthropology)

November 18, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Electronic Literature
Guest: Stuart Moulthrop (UWM English)


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