THIS FRIDAY (Nov 15) New Directions in Digital Scholarship Event @ Yale

This is a reminder that  Yale University is hosting a New Directions for Digital Scholarship event THIS FRIDAY, November 15, 2013 from 3:00-7:00pm, and Fordham GSDH would like to send you to it!

Registration for the event is free, but you must register in advance.

We are happy to provide round-trip Metro-North tickets between Fordham and New Haven.

So, if you have registered and would like to take us up on the offer (or have questions), email kmapes@fordham.edu

The schedule is as follows:

3:00-3:10pm – Welcome, Susan Gibbons (University Librarian at Yale University)

3:10-4:00 – “Making Ourselves Indispensable: The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities at Three Years Old” – Claire Warwick (Prof. of Digital Humanities at University College London)

4:10-5:30 – “Showcasing Yale Projects”

Including: “EliScholar: A Platform for Open Access Scholarly Publishing”; “Teaching Across and With Yale’s Himalayan Collections: An Experiment in Crowd Cataloguing”; “Mining Magazine Archives”; New Image Analysis Tools for Manuscripts”; “Photogrammer: A Yale NEH DH Start-Up Grant Project”

5:30-7:00 – Reception

Joint NYCDH & NYC Museum Educators Meetup – Poll to Decide the Date

The NYC Digital Humanities Student Group is jointly organizing a meetup with the NYC Museum Educators Roundtable Technology Peer Group. All are welcome! We will discuss the possibilities and challenges of creating educational project sites for the public.

Please weigh in to decide the date (the poll will close on Wed, Nov. 13): http://doodle.com/d9piyxmyskipgmai

NYCDH Student Group Coffee Meetup, Nov. 16 @ 10am

Join the NYCDH Student Group for a meet up over coffee to discuss digital humanities-related topics!

The Details:
Saturday, November 16
NYCDH Student Group Coffee + Digital Humanities meet up
Think Coffee, 73 8th Avenue, NYC

10a-12p

For this first meet up, Grant Wythoff, Ph.D., will join us to talk about his position at Columbia University’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities and as lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature. Through his work in digital humanities, “Grant is interested in placing theoretical reflection in dynamic conversation with practical innovation.” Read more about Grant’s work on the CU Society of Fellows site and visit his Twitter page to hear from him firsthand.
All are welcome. See you there!
Photo of Kristen Mapes-Kristen