King’s College London Digital Humanities is hosting Giovanni Colavizza for a lecture, “Using AI to broaden access to historical archives”. Professor Colavizza will discuss recent developments and challenges at the intersection of archives and AI, and suggest future research directions in AI for historical archives. The virtual lecture is scheduled for November 21, 2023 at 3:00 PM GMT.
The Center of Digital Humanities Research is hosting Dr. Jentery Sayers as part of its Digital Humanities Speaker Series 2023-24 to present his lecture “Degrowing Digital Projects”. This talk draws from recent research in activity theory and minimal computing as well as allied fields, such as game studies, to address the “degrowth” of digital projects from the labor perspective. All interested faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. This event is scheduled for November 15, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM at the Liberal Arts & Humanities Building, Room 453.
The Center of Digital Humanities Research is hosting Dr. Jentery Sayers as part of its Digital Humanities Speaker Series 2023-24. This event is a casual coffee and chat with Dr. Sayers for members of the Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) as well as any interested faculty, staff, and students. This event is scheduled for November 15, 2023 from 9:45 to 10:45 AM at the Liberal Arts & Humanities Building, Room 326.
Texas A&M University is hosting TxGIS Day 2023, a five-day conference of GIS workshops, presentations, and panels! TxGIS Day events are free to attend for all faculty, staff, students, and members of the public, however registration is required. The event is scheduled for November 13-17, 2023 with a majority of the sessions taking place in a hybrid format.
The Center for the Study of Dictatorships and Democracies (CEDID) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is hosting a virtual conference, “Towards a Spanish Civil War and Francoist Repression Digital Research Infrastructure”. The event seeks to showcase the variety of online resources and establish a working group to explore possible frameworks for promoting the discoverability, interoperability, and shared management of digital heritage related to the Spanish Civil War and Francoist repression. The virtual conference is scheduled for November 20-21, 2023. The event is free to attend, however registration is required.
The ORCID US Community is hosting a free ORCID Workshop for Researchers to discuss the benefits of ORCID, how it can save time in the research landscape, and how to keep an ORCID record up to date. The free workshop is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET.
The Massachusetts Historical Society is hosting a virtual seminar, “Linked Data Models for Digital Scholarly Editions of Historical Accounting Records”. This paper by Kathryn Tomasek focuses on creating taxonomies for goods and services grounded in Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS), a bicentennial edition published by the Census Bureau in 1975 and a millennial edition published by Cambridge University Press in 2006. Taxonomies of goods and services with origins in HSUS will enable creation of metadata based on decades of historical scholarship either as an alternative to or in addition to such contemporary non-scholarly examples as Wikidata. The seminar is scheduled for November 9, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET.
The University of Victoria Libraries are hosting Dr. Amanda Madden for a guest lecture, “Can a University Education Be Open Source? Wikiversity, Open Educational Resources, and the Future of the University”. Dr. Madden’s lecture will encourage attendees to think more broadly not only about Open Educational Resources, but envisioning a future in which we create open and free courses. The virtual lecture is scheduled for November 9, 2023 at 10:30 AM PT.
The Digital Scholarship Group and NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University are hosting a virtual event to feature lightning talks that highlight the diverse array of digital projects and research being carried out at Northeastern. The virtual event is scheduled for November 1, 2023 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM EDT.
Join us to learn from Dr. Amy Earhart on how to present digital humanities work from graduate school to your future career, including how to discuss your digital humanities work with your dissertation committee, colleagues, and more. This event is scheduled for November 1, 2023 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the Glasscock Center Library (Glasscock Building 311).
The next regular meeting of the Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) will be a discussion, led by Dr. Katayoun Torabi, on Johanna Drucker’s “Digital Humanities Overview” from The Digital Humanities Coursebook (2021). This reading is available digitally via the TAMU Libraries’ website. This event is scheduled for October 27, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at the Glasscock Center Library (Glasscock Building 311).
Dr. Chornik’s lecture will focus on the digital platform Cantos Cautivos (Captive Songs) which compiles over 160 testimonies of music activities and music pieces composed, performed, and listened to in thirty-seven political detention centers that existed in Chile during the dictatorship led by General Augusto Pinochet (1973–1990). The virtual event is scheduled for November 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM CT.
Texas Christian University (TCU) is hosting Computers & Writing 2024 and invites proposals for full conference sessions, partial sessions, and posters. The conference theme “Seriously Digital: Work, Play, and Digital Storytelling for ‘Post’ Pandemic People” is designed to explore the boundaries of work, play, and digital storytelling in a moment where digital tools have been heralded as solutions to pandemic-related problems. Proposals are due by November 13, 2023.
The European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS) is organizing an online symposium on “Legal Issues in Textual Scholarship” to address legal restrictions to scholarly endeavors, including both copyright and non-copyright restrictions such as the privacy and moral rights of authors, and to reflect on the legal restrictions that may affect textual scholarship in the analog and digital paradigms. The virtual symposium is free to attend and is scheduled for October 27, 2023. Registration closes on October 22, 2023.
Artificial Intelligence for Libraries, Archives, and Museums (AI4LAM) is hosting a virtual event, “Celebrating Failure / Reframing Failure” to openly discuss the following questions: Have you ever had a really fantastic idea that just didn’t play out the way you were expecting it to? What have you learned from past “failures”? The virtual event is scheduled for October 17, 2023 at 15:00 UTC.