The Surtz Lecture Committee is delighted to announce that the 44th annual Edward L. Surtz, S.J. Lecture in the Humanities will be delivered by Robert Alter, Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. The lecture will take this Wednesday, February 26th, and will start at 4 PM on the 4th floor of the Information Commons. DETAILS
Congratulations to Dr. Marta Werner, Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies, for receiving a Research Support Grant from Loyola's Office of Research Services.The grant will fund her digital project, "Dickinson's Birds: A Public Listening Project."
Join the Digital Humanities Student Association for DH 101, where we'll survey digital editions, timelines, mapping, and more. Students, staff, faculty, and community members from any discipline are welcome; no experience necessary. It will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm at Loyola Hall 318. Please RSVP to email@example.com
As the need and purpose of humanities education raises questions in academia and outside, there is one sector looking at its usefulness; technology. See why two seemingly different branches of education are made for each other.
DHCS 2019 is fast approaching! As last year's hosts, we are excited to see how University of Chicago extends the conversation about the current state of DH. The conference will be held in the David and Reva Logan Center, November 9-10. Make sure to RSVP and we will see you there! DETAILS
Founded in 1973, the Edward Surtz Memorial Lecture year after year has featured innovative trans-historical and cross-disciplinary work in the humanities. Save the date, February 26th, 2020, to participate in the continuation of this tradition. LEARN MORE
The Center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University Chicago (digitalethics.org) will be holding its 9th annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on November 7th & 8th, 2019. Abstracts for papers related to digital ethics should be submitted by May 20th, 2019.
Lunchtime Lectures provide talented scholars with the opportunity to share their Digital Humanities work with interested students, faculty, staff, and members of the community over lunch throughout the academic year.
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Caughie, Director of the Man Into Woman Project, and her co-author Dr. Sabine Meyer on the publication of their article based on the scholarly edition of Man Into woman. The article is titled "From Work to Tech: Digital Archives and Queer Narratives." Click to read the article.
"Digital Paxton: Collaborative Construction with Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Collections" by Loyola doctoral student Kelly Schmidt, recent graduate Kate Johnson, and scholar Will Fenton reveals the pedagogical possibilities of digital archives.
The Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Public History Program, and the University Libraries are the recipients of a three-year grant to help prepare for the university’s 150th anniversary celebration which takes place in 2020.
The Omohundro Institute for Early American Studies has awarded Kyle Roberts, PhD, Loyola University Chicago, and Benjamin Bankhurst, PhD, Shepherd University, with a Lapidus Digital Collections Fellowship for 2019 to provide undergraduate students a chance to develop in-demand skills in the Digital Humanities and create a website that will give online access to rare manuscript records.
The American Association of University Women has awarded Elizabeth Hopwood, PhD, Loyola University Chicago with a Community Action Grant for 2019-20 to provide sixth to twelfth-grade girls with free classes in coding and computer skills through its Girls Who Code chapter.
Karen Sieber MA '18 (History) reflects on the work that went into creating Visualizing the Red Summer digital archive, a comprehensive digital archive, map, and timeline of riots and lynchings across the United States in 1919.