Graduate students Kate Johnson, Marie Pellissier, and Kelly Schmidt collaborated with PhD student Will Fenton's project "Digital Paxton: A Digital Archive and Critical Edition Edition about the Paxton Pamphlet War" to create pedagogical tools for the site.
We are excited to announce that Jim Mussell, Associate Professor of English, University of Leeds, will be giving a talk on Wednesday, March 29, at 5:30 pm in Mundelein Hall, Room 617 entitled "Books, History, and the History of Books". Dr. Mussell's research focuses on nineteenth-century media. We hope to see you there!
The 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science was held at UIC on November 12 and 13th. Each year the DHCS brings together researchers and scholars in the humanities and computer science to examine the current state of digital humanities as a field of intellectual inquiry and to identify and explore new directions and perspectives for future research.
Read a Storify recap by Maria Palacio of the September 24th Conference that detailed the emergence of humanities computing and its transformation into digital humanities in the time after World War II. Speakers included Laura Mandell (Texas A&M), Geoffrey Rockwell (University of Alberta, Canada), Ted Underwood (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) and Steve Jones (University of South Florida).
The Center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University Chicago held its 6th Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on November 4, 2016. The keynote speaker was Professor Lilie Chouliaraki from the London School of Economics.
This summer, a CTSDH grant enabled School of Communication undergraduate research assistant Alexandra Runnion to explore the growing field of biometric identity technologies and their broader implication on our modern lives.
"My training and research in the digital humanities has taught me to think differently, more expansively, more carefully about the possibilities of the digital in humanistic inquiry, the form and function of literary studies, and the role that it can play within and beyond the classroom," Elizabeth Hopwood writes in a recent article by four early-career scholars who work at the intersection of early American studies and the digital humanities.
The Women and Leadership Archives has launched a new digital exhibit, Women and Labor: The Story of Mollie West. The CTSDH is pleased to be one of the supporters of this digital resource exploring the contributions of women in the labor movement over the 20th century.
The Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities (CTSDH) at Loyola University
Chicago is pleased to announce the hiring of Elizabeth (Liz) Hopwood as a new
Instructor in Digital Humanities and Textual Studies. Hopwood is a rising scholar in
Digital Humanities, Textual Studies, and nineteenth-century American and Caribbean
Trevor Borg, graduate of the MA program in Digital Humanities, began working as a software engineer for the social media analytics and advertising firm 4C in the fall of 2012. A new paper based on Trevor’s MA project at Loyola, “Single Page Apps for Humanists: A Case Study using the Perseus Richmond Times Corpus,” co-authored with George Thiruvathukal, has been accepted for the program of the Digital Humanities 2014 conference in Lausanne, Switzerland this summer.