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Keynote by Erez Lieberman Aiden (4/10, TX DH Conference at U of H)

On April 10, Rice’s own Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden (also affiliated with the Baylor College of Medicine) will give a public keynote lecture as part of the Inaugural Texas Digital Humanities Conference hosted by the University of Houston. In “Quantitative … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning in the Humanities and Social Sciences (4/15)

Project Based Learning in the Humanities and Social Sciences Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library (3rd Floor) Box lunches served at 11:30, session begins at noon By incorporating projects into classes, instructors can provide real-world contexts for … Continue reading

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Grant Writing in the (Digital) Humanities Workshop: 2/26

Grant Writing in the (Digital) Humanities Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12 p.m. Digital Media Commons, 129 Herring Hall How might humanities scholars secure funding for their projects, particularly in the digital humanities? This workshop will explore where to look for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events: Talks, Grant Funding Workshop and TX DH Conference

February features a few exciting digital humanities events in the Houston area: Monday, February 10, 2014, 4:30 PM  to 6:00 PM:  Peter Bol, Ephemera Lecture III – “Digital Humanities Projects for China Studies” (117  Humanities Building). Bol, the Charles H. … Continue reading

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Environmental Scan and Pecha Kucha

As each group prepares to do its pecha kucha in which you describe your project’s humanities innovation and offer a brief environmental scan, here are a few useful resources: Digital Humanities Questions and Answers, “Tips on performing an environmental scan?” … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Talks at Rice in November

Don’t miss these upcoming lectures by leading thinkers (and doers) in digital humanities: Friday, November 1, 2013: Joseph Viscomi, “Enlightened Graphics: Blake and New Technologies,” 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Founder’s Room Lovett Hall Friday, November 8, 2013: Jerome McGann, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events and Opportunities

I wanted to make you all aware of an exhibition, resource and event relevant to our class: Don’t miss Lina Dib’s “Murmurations” at the Lawndale Art Center, which is located at 4912 Main Street. Lina will be visiting our class … Continue reading

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Wordle does not work with Google Chrome/Digital Humanities wording issue

Wordle is great, thanks Carolyn! I just tried it with a paper I wrote and found the diagram that it produced fascinating. I also wanted to remind everyone that you’ll need to install Java and use Safari as browser, or … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities in the Chronicle of Higher Ed, 2.18.2013

I follow William Pannapacker on twitter, and I was incredibly intrigued when I saw the title of his latest story: “Stop Calling it ‘Digital Humanities’”. Pannapacker’s controversial title did its work and drew me in, yet as I read through … Continue reading

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Wordle power!

I had such fun making the Wordle for the blog header  — creating random word clouds is addictive!  Give it a try:  http://www.wordle.net/  – Carolyn Adams @ the HRC

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