Digital Humanities Lab News

February 18, 2016

The Digital Humanities Working Group and Digital Humanities Lab co-hosted a brown bag discussion with Professor Alan Galey on Thursday, February 18 at 2:30pm in Sterling Memorial Library, 315. The conversation focused on the incorporation of digital materials and digital humanities practices into pedagogy. For the reading that grounded the discussion, please email Andrew Brown. All were welcome to attend.

Alan Galey also gave a talk, "Seeing the Spider: the Visual Experience of Textual Variation in Early Modern Books," as part of the English Department's Renaissance Colloquium. The talk took place on Friday, February 19 at 5:30pm in Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC), 319.

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Alan Galey is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, where he also teaches in the collaborative program in Book History and Print Culture. His research focuses on intersections between textual scholarship and digital technologies, especially in the context of theories of the archive and the history of scholarly editing.

For more about Alan, visit his web page.

Post on February 12, 2016 - 11:16am |

February 9, 2016

"How to #DeColonize the Digital Humanities:

or A Practical Guide to Making #DH Less White"

Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00-7:30pm
William L. Harkness Hall (WLH), 309

Drawing from digital humanities (DH) subfields including postcolonial, queer, critical race, disability, radical librarianship, and digital pedagogy, Dorothy Kim argued for making space for broader perspectives in DH to bring otherwise marginalized voices to the fore. Her talk was based on the forthcoming volume Disrupting Digital Humanities (editors Dorothy Kim and Jesse Stommel).

This talk was Part One of the "Digital Non-Neutrality Series: Decolonizing and Queering DH Tools and Practices," co-organized by T.L. Cowan (MacMillan, DHLab & WGSS) and Marijeta Bozovic (Slavic Languages and Literatures).

Sponsored by the Yale DH Lab, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Mellon-funded Re-imagining Digital Humanities at Yale program with Laura Wexler and Inderpal Grewal, and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, and the Canadian Studies Committee.

To download a copy of the talk's poster, click here.

Photo from the event:

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Dorothy Kim is a Digital Humanist and Assistant Professor of English at Vassar College.

 

Post on February 5, 2016 - 12:06pm |