Podcast: Micki Kaufman on Quantifying Kissinger

Digital Humanities Speaker Micki Kaufman “Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me”: Quantifying Kissinger Scarcity  of  information  is  a  common  frustration  for  many  historians.  However,  for  researchers  of  twentieth-­ and  twenty-­first  century  history  the  opposite  problem  is  also  increasingly  common.  In  contrast  to  scholars  of ancient  history,  who  base  much  of  their  analyses  on …. More.

DH Speaker Series: Ted Underwood on CS and the Humanities

March 10 update: Due to technical difficulties, we are not able to post the podcast of this event.  Apologies for any inconvenience! 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…. More.

Podcast: Adeline Koh & Roopika Risam

Digital Humanities Speakers: Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam Theories and Practices of Postcolonial Digital Humanities 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 humanities have been…. More.

Podcast: Meg Stewart

Scholars’ Lab Speaker: Meg Stewart A Fulbright Scholar Talks About Participatory GIS, the Caribbean, Google Earth and How a Fulbright Could Be in Your Future On December 3, 2013, Meg Stewart, Academic Technology Consultant and Fulbright Ambassador, spoke in the Scholars’ Lab about her experiences as a geospatial technologist in the Caribbean and about the…. More.

Podcast: Dot Porter

Scholars’ Lab Speaker: Dot Porter Ceci n’est pas un manuscript: How Digitization and Presentation Practices Ignore and Obscure the Physicality of the Object On October 30, 2013, Dot Porter, Curator of Digital Research Services at the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies in the Kislak Center for Special Collections at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke in…. More.

Podcast: Open Access Week Speaker – Gail McMillan

UVa Library Open Access Week Speaker: Gail McMillan Graduate Student Publishing and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access Publishing for Theses and Dissertations On October 29, 2013, Gail McMillan, Director of Digital Libraries and Archives at Virginia Tech, spoke in Alderman Library about her research on the effects of open access for…. More.

Podcast: Sukanta Chaudhuri

Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures Speaker: Sukanta Chaudhuri Many Tagores: Travels through a Variorum Website On September 12, 2013, Professor Sukanta Chaudhuri, Professor of English Literature at Jadavpur University and a Digital Humanities scholar, spoke in Alderman Library at the conclusion of his residence at UVa as an Institute of the Humanities &…. More.

Podcast: Introducing Our 2013-2014 Graduate Fellows

Graduate Fellows Forum Introducing Our 2013-2014 Graduate Fellows On September 10, 2013, the Scholars’ Lab hosted a lunch talk to welcome our new Digital Humanities Graduate Fellows, who gave an introduction to their research to be undertaken with the Scholars’ Lab during the next year. Eric DeLuca Composition and Computer Technologies Program McIntire Department of…. More.

Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series: James Smithies

Speaker Series Brown Bag: James Smithies The UC CEISMIC Digital Archive: Co-ordinating Libraries, Museums, Archives, Individuals and Government Agencies in a Disaster Management Context On July 22, Dr. James Smithies, Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, spoke in the Scholars’ Lab about his work designing and developing…. More.

Graduate Fellows Forum: Lydia Rodríguez

Graduate Fellows Forum: Lydia Rodríguez The Time Has Come: Ethnography, Gesture Research, and Digital Technology Lydia Rodríguez PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology Scholars’ Lab Fellow Respondent Dr. Eve Danziger Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology University of Virginia Summary: In Western societies, time is usually perceived as a linear progression of events, but not all cultures…. More.