Learn new skills and advance your career by joining bright and curious students from a range of disciplines interested in the practice and critical study of the intersection of the humanities and computational science.
The 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science will be held at UIC on November 12 and 13th. 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).
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.
CTSDH Graduate Fellow Maria Palacio recently sat down with Elizabeth Hopwood to talk about her undergraduate seminar on food and the scholarship behind it.
Next Introduction to the Digital Humanities: October 13
Are you curious about the intersection of text and technology? Culture and data? New ways of analyzing the classics? If so, come to Will Kent's workshop on Thursday, October 13th, from 3-4 pm in Information Commons 120 for an introduction to the digital humanities. Learn about some exciting projects, new applications of tools, and how to find more information that will interest you.
Check back here for a recap 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).
"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 Center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University Chicago will be holding its 6th Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on November 4, 2016. The keynote speaker will be Professor Lilie Chouliaraki from the London School of Economics.
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.