UWM’s Academic Adventurers: “Monitoring Downer Woods by People and Satellites”

American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Presented by Dr. Alison Donnelly, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Geography. Dr. Donnelly will discuss the importance of monitoring shrubs and trees in Downer Woods to understand how climate change will impact temperate deciduous forests in general. She monitors the... Read more

ARS Autopoetica: AI Poetry Workshop 

Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library / online

Sasha Stiles, Artists Now! Guest lecturer and AI PoetTuesday, February 21 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. What do advances in AI-powered natural language processing mean for creative writers and poetic thinkers? This generative poetry workshop with Stiles, author of Technelegy and a... Read more

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

Online

Marco Polo “The Court of Kublai Khan,” Book II, Chapters 1-12 of The Travels (1298/99) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected text. Any version of the text may be used to prepare for discussion,... Read more

ChatGPT in Context: A Discussion about Artificial Intelligence

Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library / online

Presented by Tom Haigh, History (co-author, A New History of Modern Computing, MIT Press, 2021) Susan McRoy, Computer Science (author, Principles of Natural Language Processing, 2021, https://uwm.pressbooks.pub/naturallanguage/, and Chair, Computer Science) Join us for a discussion about artificial intelligence and the technologies... Read more

The Race for Time: Saving Analog Video and Audio

Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library / online

Presented by Shiraz Bhathena, UWM Libraries. Bing Crosby Enterprises gave the first demonstration of videotape in November 1951. Since then, it has become a predominant recording format globally and has documented a massive amount of history. Unfortunately, while the technology... Read more

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

Online

Lynn Nottage Sweat (2015) Optional: See the UWM Theatre performance of Sweat in Kenilworth 508, April 19-23. No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected text. Any version of the text may be used to prepare for discussion,... Read more

Building Digital Essays Using Juncture

Presented by Ann Hanlon, UWM Libraries Juncture is an open-source framework to build multimedia exhibits that enables authors to build simple or complex narratives, building on other open tools. Tap into existing digital collections and incorporate high resolution images, zooming capabilities,... Read more

Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) Student Showcase

Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library

Presented by Digital Arts & Culture Certificate students. Students from the Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) program will showcase their work in person in the Digital Humanities Lab. No registration necessary.

Text Analysis for Digital Humanities: Pilot Workshop

Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library / online

Presented by Karl Holten, Chris Endemann, Jennifer Patino, Mariah Knowles, Ann Hanlon April 26, 27, 28 | 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Join us for this three-day introduction to text analysis methods, developed for humanities researchers. This is a pilot workshop... Read more