[Cross-posted from my personal site] I’m delighted to announce that our proposed roundtable on the Praxis Network has been accepted for the 2014 MLA Convention. Here are the details: Session Proposal How can humanities programs better equip students for a wider range of careers, without sacrificing the core values or approaches of the disciplines? While…. More.
After many months of brainstorming, debating, dreaming big, getting down to business, panicking, refocusing, programming, and fine tuning, Prism is here! It has been a great journey, and I think my fellow Praxers would agree when I say that we have learned a lot. Not only have we been introduced to the world of DH…. More.
* * * TRANSCRIPT * * * A new social media campaign is taking Facebook by storm! Staff of the Scholars’ Lab, a prominent University of Virginia-based academic technology center, have gone viral with an adorable picture and charming plea. This is not the first time the SLab has captured the collective imagination of the…. More.
UVa grad students! Apply by April 15th 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…. More.
The Scholars’ Lab is proud to host prestigious fellowship program for ABD graduate students doing significant and innovative work in the digital humanities at the University of Virginia. Supported by the Jeffrey C. Walker Library Fund for Technology in the Humanities, the Matthew & Nancy Walker Library Fund, and a challenge grant from the National…. More.
Our Spring 2013 newsletter (pdf) is available for download. In this issue, you’ll find information about Chris Gist and Kelly Johnston’s GIS Workshop series, an update on the Scholarly Communication Institute’s activities, and a round up of what the SLab staff have been up to as we get out and about, spreading the digital humanities…. More.
SLab folks get out and about! Here’s where we’ve been over the last few months: Bethany Nowviskie was invited to give the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities keynote address in Tokyo in September 2012 (“Too Small to Fail“) and to participate in one of Michael Bérubé’s MLA Presidential Forum events on Avenues of Access at…. More.
We are delighted to announce an exciting job opportunity here at the Scholars’ Lab as the Head of Graduate Programs, which includes both the Praxis Program and the Graduate Fellows in Digital Humanities program. Read on for more details! Head of Graduate Programs The University of Virginia Library seeks an experienced, versatile digital scholar and…. More.
How can humanities graduate programs better equip students for a wider range of careers, without sacrificing the core values or approaches of the discipline? We are delighted to announce the launch of the Praxis Network, a new partnership of innovative graduate and undergraduate programs that are making effective interventions in the traditional models of humanities…. More.
On Thursday, the Scholars’ Lab will have the pleasure of hosting Dr. Shawn Graham of Carleton University to talk about simulation and agent-based modeling in the humanities–and a bit about his life as a digital humanist. He has provided a preview of part one of his talk. Details: Thursday, March 21 2:00pm – 3:00pm Scholars’…. More.
- Digital Humanities
- Experimental Humanities
- Geospatial and Temporal
- Grad Student Research
- Research and Development
- Visualization and Data Mining
- Reflections on Project Management II: Know your Team
- Reflections on Project Management I
- MLA14 Roundtable on the Praxis Network: Rethinking Humanities Education, Together and In Public
- Announcing Neatline 2.0-alpha2!
- Neatline Time 1.1.3 Release
- Graduate Fellows Forum: Lydia Rodríguez
- Testing asynchronous background processes in Omeka
- Neatline 1.1.3 Maintenance Release
- Interactive CSS in Neatline 2.0
- Arduino Rainbow Hack