The two-year MA in Digital Humanities, housed under the CTSDH, is the perfect launchpad to augment your career, as you learn to tie traditional and digital scholarship in the humanities, together. Click to know about who we are, what we do and more.
Community technology projects underpin so much of the digital humanities and libraries, but building these communities and maintaining them over time is not easy. Various models for sustainability have been tried over the past 150 years, and there are some clear better practices to follow when planning projects. Margaret Heller, Digital Services Librarian at Loyola University Chicago Libraries will discuss the special challenges in making community digital academic and library projects sustainable, based on her 2019 book, Community Technology Projects: Making Them Work.
Join Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW, associate professor of social work, and founder and host of the award winning Social Work Podcast for his workshop, "Podcasting: Why, How and You," from 11:30 am 12:30 pm on Friday, October 11th at the Water Tower Campus.
In this session, attendees will hear about digital humanities research taking place on Zooniverse.org. Subjects will include the aims and outcomes of crowdsourcing projects being hosted on the platform; internal research being conducted involving the evaluation of newly-built tools for online crowdsourced transcription; and how Zooniverse makes tools for crowdsourcing available to the public free of charge.
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
Join us Saturday, October 12th, 2019 on the fourth floor of the Information Commons for "Editions and manuscripts of Middle English poetry," a conference that will feature five lectures on late medieval English poems and the manuscripts and editions that transmit them. DETAILS
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.
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 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.