Beyond Tools: The Shared Questions about Interpretation that Link Computer Science to the Humanities Thursday, March 6 at 10:00 am in Alderman Library, Room 421 The phrase “digital humanities” suggests an encounter with digital technology itself — which might seem to involve departments of computer science only insofar as they build tools for us to…. More.
UVa grad students! Apply by March 10th for a unique, funded opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary group of your peers, learning digital humanities skills from the experts, and collaboratively designing and executing an innovative digital project. Each year, the Scholars’ Lab Praxis Program provides six UVa graduate students with hands-on experience in digital humanities collaboration and project creation.…. More.
The Scholars’ Lab is proud to announce that applications for our prestigious Graduate Fellowship in the Digital Humanities are being accepted for the 2014-2015 academic year. The fellowship supports ABD graduate students doing innovative work in the digital humanities at the University of Virginia. The Scholars’ Lab offers Grad Fellows advice and assistance with the creation…. More.
The Scholars’ Lab is pleased to partner with Washington and Lee University on a grant from the Associated Colleges of the South. The ASC grant furthers the W&L Digital Humanities Working Group’s efforts to create an Introduction to Digital Humanities course and explore a future Digital Humanities (DH) certificate at Washington and Lee. The Working Group…. More.
We’re pleased to announce our Spring 2014 Tech Workshop series roster. All workshop sessions are free, open to the public, and require neither previous experience nor registration. February 12 Introduction to Neatline Join us for a hands-on introduction to Neatline, a set of plugins for Omeka developed by the Scholars’ Lab. With Neatline, anyone can…. More.
Theories and Practices of Postcolonial Digital Humanities Friday, January 31 at 10:00 am in Alderman Library, Room 421 Both postcolonial studies and the digital humanities have gained currency within the academy but are subject to strident critiques from interlocutors. Postcolonial studies has been criticized for being overly reliant on jargon and apolitical, whereas the digital…. More.
All sessions are one hour and assume attendees have no previous experience using GIS. Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials with expert assistance. All sessions will be taught on Wednesdays from 10AM to 11AM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free to attend and are open…. More.
Today we’re excited to announce the release of Neatline 2.2.0! This is a big update that ships out a cluster of features and fixes that address a couple of rough spots identified by users over the course of the last couple months. 2.2.0 focuses on improvements in two areas – first, we’ve overhauled the workflows…. More.
Are you an enthusiastic software developer with an interest in the humanities or cultural heritage? The internationally-recognized Scholars’ Lab is seeking a digital humanities software engineer to join its innovative Research and Development group. At the University of Virginia-based Scholars’ Lab, you’ll work on projects like Neatline and collaborations with UVa faculty and students, mentor graduate fellows, and help…. More.
In honor of GIS Day 2013, the Scholars’ Lab at UVa Library would like to invite you to participate in our celebration on November 20th. Starting at 1:30PM in the Scholars’ Lab, there will be a round of lightning talks followed by the cutting of the GIS Day cake. We encourage everyone, including students (UVa,…. More.
- Digital Humanities
- Experimental Humanities
- Geospatial and Temporal
- Grad Student Research
- Research and Development
- Visualization and Data Mining
- (Digest #4) On managing projects, not people
- On Community Listening: 4
- On Stemmatics
- DH Speaker Series: Ted Underwood
- On Community Listening: 3
- (Digest #3) Project mutability: shifting identities and changing roles
- Software Development for the MA Humanities Student
- Apply for Praxis 2014-2015!
- Call for Graduate Fellowship in the Digital Humanities
- Praxis Weekly Digest #2