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Digital Humanities

2117 Hornbake, South Wing (Human Computer Interaction Lab)
Tue, 4/3/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
This talk will take an informal look at interactive visualization projects done at the University of Virginia's Virginia Center for Digital History (VCDH) and the Sciences, Arts, & Humanities Network of Technology Initiatives (SHANTI) digital humanities centers. The projects were built using an NEH-funded visualization authoring tool, VisualEyes, developed at UVa.

B0135 McKeldin Library, MITH Seminar Room
Tue, 3/27/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Digital Humanities research has found increased funding and job opportunities, and it has become a center piece of efforts to raise the rankings and profile of universities seeking the highest Carnegie Research status. It also has a blossoming industry that includes “text analytics” widely used in national security studies.
Is there a place for virtual reality in the digital humanities toolkit? For all of the early hype surrounding the use virtual reality for teaching and learning and the ubiquity of online options for exploring three-dimensional worlds, the challenges inherent in developing and sustaining large-scale academic reconstruction projects limit their viability and likelihood for success.
6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events
Tue, 3/6/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Lynn Cazabon is a visual artist whose work poses questions about human progress by focusing on what gets left behind in its wake.

3250 Tawes Hall
Wed, 2/29/12 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Professor Jason Rudy and doctoral candidate Jeremy Metz will present short introductions to software that can enhance scholarly research and both creative and scholarly writing

B0135 McKeldin Library (MITH Seminar Room)
Tue, 2/28/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
2115 Tawes Hall
Tue, 2/21/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Mike Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, presents "Shakespeare from the Waist Down."

Cafe Break Series

This talk analyzes the role of technology and the Internet as tools to promote social activism and policy change in Mexico.

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