October 2015 News

October 19, 2015
The Beinecke Library is delighted to announce the first event of its speaker series for this year, a public lecture followed by a seminar with Joseph Dane (Professor of English, USC). On Wednesday, October 28, he will deliver a lecture, "How Many Chaucerians Does it Take to Count to Ten? Horrors of...
October 19, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 4:00 pm, SML Lecture Hall The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture celebrates American poet, novelist, and civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson, namesake of the collection of African American arts and letters at the Beinecke Library. Farah Jasmine Griffin (Ph.D.’92) is...
October 19, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 4:00 pm, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), 24 hour space, 219 Prospect. All are welcome to join us for a talk by Graeme Reid, Director of the LGBT Rights Program at Human Rights Watch and Adjunct Faculty in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at...
Manuscript
October 16, 2015
The Yale Working Group in Digital Manuscript Studies and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library are pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest in the Fall 2015 Digital Manuscript Studies Workshop. Participants will learn the fundamentals of digital editing while tackling the...
Trier Digital Humanities School
October 16, 2015
During Office Hours, Gideon Fink Shapiro will report on Trier Digital Humanities Autumn School 2015, a week-long international conference and workshop co-organized by Trier University and University of Luxembourg, which took place September 26–October 3. He will briefly discuss the format of the...
Julieanna Richardson, The HistoryMakers
October 16, 2015
Julieanna L. Richardson, the Founder and Executive Director of The HistoryMakers nonprofit, visited the DHLab with her team to discuss the need to link public humanities and digital humanities efforts. The HistoryMakers project contains the largest national collection of African American video oral...
October 16, 2015
As part of Open Access Week at Yale (10/19-10/24), Kress Fellow Alexandra Provo will be presenting "Open Access Images for Arts and Humanities" on Monday, 10/19 at 12 in Bass L06. The presentation will introduce ways to find open access images, particularly those cleared for publishing. Along the...

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