Stories

  • Books, History, and the History of Books

    We are excited to announce that Jim Mussell, Associate Professor University of Leeds, will be giving a talk 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!
  • Fall 2017 Graduate Courses

    Interested in learning more about the Digital Humanities? Check out one of our courses for the Fall 2017 semester.
  • Patterns for Jazz Lunchtime Lecture Postponed to Fall 2017

    The Patterns for Jazz: A pedagogical and research project to reconstruct a classic text on learning jazz improvisation Lunchtime Lecture by George Thiruvathukal has been Postponed to Fall 2017
  • Video: "Old Media, Anthropology and the Digital Return"

    Did you miss Hannah Turner's talk about how objects collected during ethnographic or anthropological research became scientific tools and sources of evidence in museums? Watch it here.
  • Migrating the New: Text and Document in Ulysses

    Did you miss our lunchtime lecture "Migrating the New: Text and Document in Ulysses" with Ronan Crowley? Watch it here.
  • Happy Birthday Frederick Douglass! Celebration Recap

    On February 14, we celebrated Black History Month by honoring Frederick Douglass' work! Read more to see what we did.
  • "Old Media, Anthropology and the Digital Return" with Hannah Turner

    Please Join us on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 5pm in IES 123/124 to listen to Hannah Turners talk which details how objects collected during ethnographic or anthropological research (in particular from North American Indigenous communities) became scientific tools and sources of evidence in museums.
  • CTSDH Workshops: 3-D Printing

    This semester the CTSDH will offer some exciting workshops. Join us and learn some practical Digital Humanities skills.
  • The Art of Adaptation One-Day Conference

    Presented by the Martin J. Svaglic Endowed Chair in Textual Studies and the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities this one-day conference will explore several theoretic issues around adaptation theory and practice.
  • Faculty

    Machine Learning at Loyola

    CTSDH Graduate Fellow Aman Meghrajani recently caught up with Dmitriy Dligach, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, to learn more about his work on the topic of machine learning.
  • DH Undergraduate course for Spring, 2017: Technology, Text and Textuality (ENGL 310)

    How has writing and communication been shaped through past and present technological innovations, from the printing press to the iPhone? This course situates students to critical understandings of how texts are made and mediated through technology, editing, and interface. Students will study the material and historical conditions of text—from manuscript and print to the digitized to born-digital —in order to understand the many “lives” that texts have lived.
  • Program

    Extracting Oneself from TEI: The Charles Harpur Critical Archive Lunchtime Lecture

    Please join us on in the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities for the third of our Fall 2016 lunchtime series.
  • Courses

    Spring 2017 DH Courses

    Interested in learning more about the digital humanities? Check out these exciting graduate courses offered across the university during the Spring 2017 semester.
  • Eat, Post, and Fork History.

    An introduction to the course “Digital History: Foodways and the Forking of History”

    CTSDH Graduate Fellow Maria Palacio recently sat down with Elizabeth Hopwood to talk about her undergraduate seminar on food and the scholarship behind it.
  • CTSDH Seeks Freelance Web Developer for New Project

    The Center is soliciting proposals for the development of a website and accompanying social media feeds dedicated to the life and work of the English poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. (1844-1889). Read more.
  • 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities Coming Soon!

    The 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science is being held at UIC on November 12th and 13th. Loyola students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend. The Program will be posted here as soon as it is made public.
  • Your Place to Learn about the Digital Humanities and Textual Studies

    We are a broadly multidisciplinary research center that offers support for the development, peer review, hosting, and online publication of digital research projects of all kinds. We offer a professional Interdisciplinary MA in Digital Humanities and sponsor events throughout the academic year.
  • Undergraduate DH Courses, Fall 2016

    Interested in learning more about the digital humanities? Check out these exciting undergraduate courses offered across the university this coming fall semester.
  • Interview with Alexandra Runnion, undergraduate research fellow at SIMLab

    Alexandra Runnion talks about her summer project at SIMLab where she researches the uses of biometric data by public and private institutions
  • The Priest and the Punched Cards

    Dr. Steven Jones talks about his recently published book on Roberto Busa, S.J., and the Emergence of Humanities Computing: The Priest and the Punched Cards
  • Michelangelo Zaccarello to Speak on February 22nd

    Dr. Zaccarello, a specialist in Italian Medieval and Renaissance authors, will speak on "Visual Errors Old and New (the Unbearable Lightness of Seeing)" in Mundelein 508 at 5 pm.
  • Caughie and Chinitz Launch ModNets

    Drs. Pamela Caughie and David Chinitz are pleased to announce the launch of Modernist Networks, a federation of digital projects in the field of modernist literary and cultural studies.
  • Woolf Online

    Woolf Online Project

    The National Endowment for the Humanities Editions Program awarded a two-year, $175,000 grant to Loyola University for the Woolf Online Project to mount a knowledge site for Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse.
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  • Digital Humanities Across the University this Fall

    The unveiling of a new digital resource highlighting the Chicago neighborhood of Bronzeville and an exhibition on "Data Visualization in an Age of Information" are just two of the events happening across campus this fall semester.
  • Lecture

    Marie Hicks Lecture on Nov. 12

    The CTSDH will host a lecture by historian Marie Hicks (IIT), Thursday Nov. 12, 3:00-5:00 PM, 318 Loyola Hall, Lake Shore Campus: "Women Computer Operators' Effects on the British State: A History of Gender and Digital Labor." Co-sponsored by Loyola's Women Studies and Gender Studies program. Free and open to the public.
  • Day conference: Versions, Versioning, and Versionality

    This day-conference, Saturday, October 31, is about versions as things, versions as implemented editorially or in performance or for particular audiences (versioning), and leads on to theoretical reflection upon the condition of versionality. There will be four plenary papers, each followed by a round-table response reflecting on their possible extensions or implications. Presented by the Martin J. Svaglic Endowed Chair in Textual Studies and the CTSDH.
  • DH2015, Sydney, Australia

    DH 2015, the Global Digital Humanities conference was held June 30–July 4, in Sydney, Australia.
  • Alumni

    Recent DH graduate Hannah Gillow Kloster takes position at University of Bergen Library

    Recent graduate of the MA program in Digital Humanities Hannah Gillow Kloster has taken a position as archivist at the Queer Archive at the University of Bergen Library, Norway.
  • Recent DH graduate Caitlin Pollock takes position at IUPUI

    Recent graduate of the MA program in Digital Humanities, Caitlin Pollock, has taken a position as Humanities Librarian at IUPUI Library Center for Digital Scholarship.
  • Day of DH 2014

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014, is the annual Day of DH, an open community publication project that brings together scholars interested in the digital humanities from around the world to document what they do on one day, April 8, answering the question, "Just what do digital humanists really do?" Several members of the Loyola DH community will be participating in this year's event.
  • Day Conference: "Textual Conditions: Lawrence, Conrad, and Woolf"

    A day conference, "Textual Conditions: Lawrence, Conrad, and Woolf," will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m., on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus (Cuneo Room 2), sponsored by the CTSDH and the Martin J. Svaglic Chair of Textual Studies.
  • DH Graduate Trevor Borg

    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.
  • Modernist Networks Workshop

    Modernist Networks (ModNets), the federation of digital projects in modernist literary and cultural studies directed by Pamela Caughie and David Chinitz of Loyola’s English Department, held a workshop at the CTSDH on August 17, 2013, supported by an NEH Startup Grant, to discuss the metadata issues essential to aggregating digital modernist projects. Project managers, metadata analysts, and representatives of both ModNets and its umbrella organization, ARC, came from as far as Belgium, Nova Scotia, Texas, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and even Australia to attend.
  • Peter Shillingsburg retires

    The CTSDH bids farewell to Peter Shillingsburg, Professor of English and the first Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies 2008–2013, who retires this month.
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  • NEH Startup Grant for Modernist Networks

    The Modernist Networks project, directed by Pamela Caughie and David Chinitz, has been awarded an NEH Digital Humanities Startup Grant for over $27,000. The funding will sponsor a workshop in August 2013, hosted by the CTSDH, for the technical development of Modernist Networks.
  • MA in DH graduate Mandy Gagel

    Mandy Gagel, a 2012 graduate of the MA program in Digital Humanities, began work in March at the Mark Twain Project at University of California Berkeley, where she will serve as Associate Editor.
  • Digital Humanities 2014 conference

    The call for proposals is now online for the international Digital Humanities conference, to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 6-12, 2014: http://dh2014.org.
  • Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Seattle, March 2014

    The Society for Textual Scholarship's International Interdisciplinary Conference will be held March 20-22, 2014, at the University of Washington, Seattle. The theme is “Textual Scholarship Across the Disciplines.” The deadline for proposals is November 1, 2013.
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  • 2013 DHCS (CFP)

    The 8th Annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) will take place December 6-8, 2013, on the Lincoln Park Campus of DePaul University. The DHCS aims to bring together researchers and scholars in the humanities and computer science to examine the current state of digital humanities and to identify and explore new directions and perspectives for future research.
  • Amy Cavender at Loyola 2012-2013

    This year, the MA program in Digital Humanities has been privileged to have among us (as a non-degree candidate) Dr. Amy Cavender, a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross and Associate Professor of Political Science at Saint Mary's College. For her sabbatical year she came to Loyola to study the digital humanities.
  • Loyola’s Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities Makes New Hire

    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 literature.
  • Graduate or Advanced Undergraduate Job Opportunity

    Job opportunity for students: the Digital Services Librarian at Cudahy Library (LSC) is looking to hire an Assistant to help with the eCommons tasks.
  • Events

    Looking Back on Fall 2016 at CTSDH

    CTSDH sponsored a range of public programs this semester. Miss any? Read about them here.
  • Programs

    Looking Back on Fall 2016 at CTSDH

    Fall 2016 was a busy time for CTSDH. This is a recap of our fall programs and events.