NYU Digital Humanities Showcase

Event Description:

This event provides a forum for faculty, students, and staff to learn about each other’s work, create connections, and start new conversations. Open to an audience from both inside and outside the university, this event will feature the work of NYU’s vibrant DH community.

Sponsored by NYU’s Center for the Humanities, Digital Scholarship Services, and NYU DH

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the NYU Digital Humanities Project Showcase to be held on Friday April 29th at NYU’s Center for the Humanities (5th floor: 20, Cooper Square). This event provides a forum for faculty, staff, and students to learn about each other’s work, create connections, and start new conversations. Open to an audience from both inside and outside the university, the event will feature the work of NYU’s vibrant DH community. Presentations will include 10-minute project presentations and shorter lightning talks. We look forward to seeing you on the 29th
-- Zach Coble, Kimon Keramidas, Marion Thain (the organizing committee)

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and Introduction (Marion Thain)

10:15 - 11:00 What is DH? (moderator: Marion Thain)
• Lorenzo Castellano (Institute for the Study of the Ancient World)- Archaeological Computing
• Kimon Keramidas (Draper Interdisciplinary Master's Program) - Object-oriented Pedagogy and Digital Storytelling: The CMS as Non-linear Narrative Platform
• Marina Hassapopoulou (Tisch Cinema Studies) - Social Media as New Analytical Tools in Cinema Studies

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:00 Art, Politics, Scholarship, and the Digital (moderator: Zach Coble)
• Andrew Battista (NYU Libraries - Data Services) and Florencia Malbran (Gallatin) - Art and Politics in the City: Documenting Public art in New York and Buenos Aires
• Marcial Godoy-Anativia and Diana Taylor (The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics) - The Hemispheric Institute and Digital Humanities: A Brief History
• Grace McLaughlin and Alexei Taylor (The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics) - Hemi Press and Online Scholarship

12:00 - 12:45 Mapping NYC (moderator: Kimon Keramidas)
• Marion R. Casey (Irish Studies) - Resurrecting the Ethnic Village
• Lightning Talks:
o Robert Davis (Tisch Drama) - Representing Actor/Theatre Networks in Antebellum New York City
o Amanda Watson (NYU Libraries - Humanities and Social Sciences) and Andrew Lee (NYU Libraries - History) - Mapping the "House of Genius"
o Nick Wolf (NYU Libraries - Data Services) - Script Workflow for Automating Historical Street Address Recognition in Python

12:45 - 1:30 Lunch (provided by NYU Libraries Digital Scholarship Services)

1:30 - 2:30 Algorithmic Ways of Reading (moderator: Marion Thain)
• Jonathan Armoza (English) - Topic Words in Context
• Moacir P. de Sá Pereira (English) - Mapping the Literature of New York City
• Aaron Plasek (Draper Interdisciplinary Master's Program) - An Experimental Inquiry into the Ethics of Machine Reading
• David Hoover (English) - Writing Methods and Writing Styles

2:30 - 2:45 Closing Remarks: Zach Coble, Kimon Keramidas, Marion Thain

Registration for this event is closed.