Digital Humanities Comes to Fordham and NYC!


DHWeekPosterEvents at Fordham

Those at Fordham interested in the digital humanities should join one or more of the many events planned for DHWeek Spring 2016, February 8 -12. Open to everyone, no matter their level of experience with the digital humanities, this is a week-long celebration of all things DH in New York City. At institutions throughout the city, there will be networking sessions, meetings of the DH community, open workshops, and social events.

The central event for the week takes place at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus, on Tuesday afternoon, February 9. Join colleagues from city-wide institutions for an afternoon of networking, lightning talks, panels, and a keynote speaker. The event will close with a social outing to a local watering hole.

Throughout the rest of the week workshops will be hosted at a wide range of institutions including:

  • Bard Graduate Center
  • Columbia University
  • CUNY Graduate Center
  • Fordham University
  • New York Public Library
  • NYU
  • Pratt Institute
  • Rhizome

Proposed Topics will include:

  • Advanced Omeka
  • Citizen Cartography
  • DH 101
  • Digital Art History
  • Gallery Interactive Design: Prototype to Product
  • Intro to the Command Line
  • Intro to Omeka
  • Intro to Networks
  • Intro to Python
  • Intro to Web Scraping: Social Media
  • Minimal Computing for Writers
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Understanding Numbers: Basics of Statistical Literacy
  • User Experience for Digital Humanists: A Primer

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