Digital Humanities Lab Events

Learn more about the DH Lab:
This fall, 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 ( for more information.

Upcoming Events Fall 2014

December 4, 2014 | 12PM – E-book Production with Adobe InDesign presented by Hal Hinderliter (Principal at Hal Hinderliter Consulting Services)


Past Events Fall 2014

September 19, 2014 | 12PM – Digital Pedagogy Brown Bag presented by Amanda Seligman (History).

September 29, 2014 | 2PM – Digital Humanities Methods: Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching presented by Trevor Berman (UWM Libraries) and Yuko Nakamura (PhD candidate in Architecture). Workshop Resources

October 1, 2014 | 12PM – Digging Data Workshop: Measuring Research Impact presented by Kristin Briney (UWM Libraries).

October 3, 2014 | 12:30PMInteractive Symposium: “What Can Information Schools Contribute to the Digital Humanities?” presented by Anabel Quan-Haase (University of Western Ontario).

October 3, 2014 | 3PM – Serious Gaming: Minecraft presented by Stuart Moulthrop (English) and Kris Purzycki (PhD candidate in English).

October 7, 2014 | 1PM – Digital Humanities Methods: StoryMapJS presented by EJ Basa (PhD candidate in English: Media, Cinema, Digital Studies).

October 16, 2014 | 12PM – “Best Practices in Service-Learning Pedagogy” (Presentation for the Community Engaged Scholars Network (CESN) of the Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership and Research); Presented by Cindy Clough (College of Health Sciences), Shelleen Green (Peck School of the Arts), Mark Keane (School of Architecture & Urban Planning).

October 17, 2014 | 9AM – Invited Talk “From Memory to Action: Discussing the Civic and Public Humanities”, presented by Sarah Pharaon (Program Director for North America, International Coalition of Sites of Conscience).

October 20, 2014 | 12PM and Afternoon Panel | 3:30PM – Century for 21st Century Studies/Social Studies of Information Research Group – DH Lab Panel on “What counts in DH?”  Cheryl Ball (Illinois State University), Jon McKenzie (UW Madison), T. Mills Kelly (George Mason University).

October 27, 2014 | 2PM – Digital Humanities Methods: Scalar presented by Matthew Russell (DH Lab, CETL, Comparative Literature).

October 31, 2014 | 1PM – Invited Talk on two digital history projects: “Letters of 1916” & “Contested Memories: the Battle of Mount Street Bridge” presented by Susan Schreibman (Professor of Digital Humanities at National University of Ireland Maynooth).

November 5, 2014 | 4PM – “Directions in the Digital Humanities” speaker series: Games in the Era of Digital Production presented by Thomas Malaby (Anthropology).

November 12, 2014 | 2PM – Digital Humanities Methods: Omeka and Neatlines presented by Will Tchakirides (PhD candidate in History).

November 19, 2014 | 12PM – Digging into Data: Text Encoding Initiative presented by Nathan Humpal (UWM Libraries)

November 21, 2014 | 3:30PM – Serious Gaming: Destiny presented by Nathan Humpal (UWM Libraries).

November 21, 2014 | 12PM – Doing Digital History Round Table presented by Joe Austin (History), Elana Levine (Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies), Mark Vareschi (History, UW Madison)

All events are taking place in the Digital Humanities Lab.