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.
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.
On March 13th, Dr. LaDale Winling will be presenting work on the Chicago Elections Project which examines the changing strength of racial coalitions in Chicago, and provides evidence for new narratives and models for understanding city politics. This exciting digital project is a collaboration in the process of scanning and digitizing a collection of 95,000 microfilm cards of elections results and ward maps with precinct-level data.
Congratulations to Dr. Florence Chee (CTSDH Steering Committee member and School of Communications faculty) and co-authors on the publication of their article in Digital Studies/Le champ Numerique. The paper looked at the ethics of handling “toxic data”, such as hate speech and sexual harassment, and how it affects not only those researched, but also the researchers. READ MORE
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Caughie, Director of the Man Into Woman Project, for being awarded the 2019 Peter Hans Kolvenbach Award for Engaged Teaching from the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy!
It's been a busy fall semester at the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities as we have celebrated our tenth anniversary year. From a new logo designed by Laura Berfield (above) to hosting the thirteenth gathering of the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, there have been many highlights. Click through to learn more!
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.
Learn more about how digital sources and tools are changing how we study the American Revolution (HIST 361) and Transwomen in Literature (ENGL/WSGS 283E) in two great undergraduate DH courses this spring semester!
Project Director Prof. Frank Fennell shared his experience developing the site followed by a panel discussion on the fate of poets and their reputation in the age of the internet and social media. Click here for images from the event!