Category Archive: General

Sep 24

My Notes

Many thanks to the University of Kansas and all of the organizers of the Digital Humanities Forum! In the spirit of THATCamp, I wanted to share my notes from all of the sessions—Thursday-Saturday—that I was able to attend. Please feel free to do with these what you want: reuse, remix, add, etc. Apologies for any misspellings or inaccurate quotations; please leave any edits in the comments section and I’ll update accordingly. Notes after the break . . . Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Welcome Session

About THATCamp

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University”

THATCamp “groundrules”

KU Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities

THATCamp Kansas Blog


Google Docs

Schedule & locations
—THATCamp: Watson Library 8:30 – 4:00pm
—Keynote Talk: Geoffrey Rockwell, 4:30pm Watson Library 3 West

Saturday: Big Data and Uncertainty in the Humanities
—Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium, 9:00am – 3:00pm
—Keynote Talk: Kari Kraus, 11:15am

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–Kansas Union (Food court, Impromptu Cafe)
–Oread Hotel (BirdDog)

Aug 25

Topic for the unconference

Impact of DH on the study of race and ethnicity

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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