Upcoming Conferences & Lectures

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops, and Lectures

Upcoming Events at a Glance 


From mapping to MUDDLE-ing, from visualizing past mayoral elections to preparing for Loyola's 150th anniversary, the CTSDH has an exciting line-up of talks, lunchtime lectures, and workshops planned for this semester. All events are free and open to the public. We hope you will join us!




Talks showcase scholars undertaking cutting-edge methodological and interpretive work in the Digital Humanities.

* Sharon Leon (Michigan State), Through the Lens of Data: The Enslaved Community Owned and Sold by the Maryland Province Jesuits (Fri, Feb 22, 2 pm, location TBD) Cosponsored with the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage and the Ramonat Seminar.

* LaDale Winling (Virginia Tech), Mapping Chicago Politics and the Power of Data-Driven  Storytelling (Wed, Mar 13, 6 pm, IES 123/124) Cosponsored with the History Department and the Ramonat Seminar.


Lunchtime Lectures


Lunchtime Lectures provide scholars with the opportunity to share their Digital Humanities work with interested students, faculty, staff, and members of the community over lunch. All Lunchtime Lectures take place on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 pm.

* Christine DeLucia (Mt. Holyoke), Indigenous Collections and Digital Horizons: New Approaches for Connecting Communities, Archives, and Museums (Wed, Feb 6, 12:30-1:30 pm, CTSDH)

* Dan Johnson (Notre Dame) and Sarah Noonan (St Marys), Building a Midwest DH Community: The Digital Humanities Research Institute in South Bend (Wed, Feb 13, 12:30-1:30 pm, CTSDH)

* Susan Schulten (University of Denver), How Maps Reveal (and Conceal) History (Wed, Mar 20, 12:30-1:30 pm, CTSDH)

* Tina Figueroa, Hannah Overstreet, Zach Stella, Austin Sundstrom (Loyola), The Sesquicentennial Scholars: Preparing for 2020 (Wed, Apr 10, 12:30-1:30 pm, CTSDH)




Our workshops provide hands-on training and discussion for interested students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Workshops typically take place on Friday afternoons.

* Stephanie Kimmel, Olena Marshall, and Denise Du Vernay (CFR), Introduction to Foundation Relationships…Beyond Grantwriting (Fri, Jan 18, 12:30-2 pm, CTSDH)

* Jenna Drenten, Data Analysis Workshop: Interpretive Techniques for Social Media (Fri, Jan 25, 1:30-3:30 pm, CTSDH)

* Tina Figueroa and Hannah Overstreet on Archiving in the Modern World: Digitizing the Mundelein photo collection (Fri, Feb 8, 1:30-3:00 pm, CTSDH)

* Margaret Heller and Niamh McGuigan on Fair Use (Wed, Feb 27, 12:30-2 pm, CTSDH) Cosponsored with the University Libraries.

* Taylor Brown on MUDDLE with Me: Using a Digital-Periodical Framework to Facilitate Meaningful Connections (Fri, Mar 29, 1:30-3:00 pm, CTSDH)


Other Events

* History Fair Judging (Wed, April 17, 12:30-2:30 pm, CTSDH)

* End-of-the-Year Celebration (Fri, April 26, 4-7 pm, CTSDH)