Jul 17

Announcing the Fall 2012 Digital Humanities Forum and THATCamp

IDRH is pleased to announce our Fall 2012 Digital Humanities Forum, September 20-22, 2012 at the University of Kansas. The Forum consists of three separate but related programs held over three days:

Update: full schedule now online

  • Day One (Thursday, September 20) / WORKSHOPS
    A set of in-depth, hands on workshops on digital humanities tools and topics such as GIS, data visualization, text markup and annotation, and creating online digital exhibits.


  • Day Two (Friday, September 21) / THATCamp KANSAS
    An “unconference” for technologists and humanists, with conversations about topics defined on-site by the participants.


  • Day Three (Saturday, September 22) / BIG DATA AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE HUMANITIES
    A one-day program of panels and poster sessions showcasing digital humanities projects and research.

Plenary speakers at the Forum include:

  • Gregory Crane, Editor-in-Chief, Perseus Digital Library
    “The Humanities in a Digital Age”
    Thursday, September 21, 4:30 PM, Watson Library
  • Geoffrey Rockwell, Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta, Canada
    “False Positives: Opportunities and Dangers in Big Text Analysis”
    Friday, September 21, 4:30 PM, Watson Library
  • Kari Kraus, Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies and the Department of English at the University of Maryland
    “Phylogenetic Futures: Big Data and Design Fiction”
    Saturday, September 22, 11:15 AM, Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union

Watch this space for more information as schedules, lodging arrangements, and other details are finalized.

Register here.

There is no registration fee to participate, but space is limited, especially for the BootCamp Workshops and THATCamp.

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