Nebraska Digital Workshop Archive

Sixth Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the Sixth annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on October 14 & 15, 2011.  Through a competitive process, selected early career scholars were invited to present their work in digital humanities.

Presenters

  • Kirsten C. Uszkalo: The Witches in Early Modern England (WEME) Project
  • Jentery Sayers: How Text Lost Its Source: Magnetic Recording Cultures
  • Colin F. Wilder: Republics of Literature: Considerations on How to Construct a Database with People and Texts in the German Enlightenment and Beyond

The Workshop supplemented its roster by bringing nationally recognized senior scholars in digital humanities to Lincoln to participate and work with the scholars whose work is selected for presentation.

Senior Scholars

  • William G. Thomas, III teaches U.S. history and specializes in Civil War, the U.S. South, Slavery, and in Digital History. He is currently the Chair of the Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has served as the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities at Nebraska since 2005.
  • Susan Brown, Project Director of the Orlando Project, is Associate Professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph and a founding member of the Orlando Project.
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Fifth Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the fifth annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on October 1 & 2, 2010.  Through a competitive process, selected early career scholars were invited to present their work in digital humanities.

Presenters

  • Jean Ann Bauer: Republicans of Letters
  • Christopher Johanson: Spectacle in the Forum
  • Rama C. Hoetzlein: Alternatives for Author-Centric Knowledge Organization - Video

The Workshop supplemented its roster by bringing nationally recognized senior scholars in digital humanities to Lincoln to participate and work with the scholars whose work is selected for presentation.

Senior Scholars

  • Dr. Fotis Jannidis is professor of German literature and literary computing at the University of Wuerzburg, and is well known for his work on Goethe's Faust: A Genetic Edition.
  • Dr. Stefan Tanaka is professor of history, specializing in modern Japanese history. In particular, he is interested in the technologies of communication and the ways that pasts have been formulated through various media.
  • Dr. Amanda Gailey is Assistant Professor of English at UNL and a Fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. She specializes in digital editing and nineteenth-century American literature.
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Fourth Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

October 2 & 3, 2009

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the fourth annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on October 2 & 3, 2009.  Through a competitive process, selected early career scholars will be invited to present their work in digital humanities.

Presenters

  • Amy E. Earhart: 19th Century Concord Digital Archive
  • Angel David Nieves: Digital History and Virtual Heritage in the New South Africa: The Soweto ’76 Archive
  • Heather Raikes: Corpus Corvus: Exploring Contemporary Mythos Through Immersive Media Poetics
  • Matthew Wilkens: Revolutions and Large Literary Corpora, or What is a Period?

The Workshop supplements its roster by bringing two nationally recognized senior scholars in digital humanities to Lincoln to participate and work with the scholars whose work is selected for presentation.

Senior Scholars

  • Johanna Drucker, Martin and Bernard Breslauer Professor, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
  • Matt Kirschenbaum, Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, College Park.
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Third Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

October 10 & 11, 2008

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the third annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on October 10 & 11, 2008.  Through a competitive process, selected early-career scholars were invited to present their work in digital humanities.

Presenters

  • Tanya Clement: Textmining, Visualizations, and "Queer things like us": Using Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans to develop text mining procedures and visualizations in the MONK project - Abstract (Word)
  • Carlos Monroy: Good Wind and Good Sea: Navigating Beyond Text, Illustrations, and Physical Artifacts - Abstract (PDF)
  • Gregory J. Prickman: The Atlas of Early Printing and the Digital History of the Book - Abstract (Word)
  • Hijoo Son: Visualization of Diasporic Art: Re-presentation and Retrieval of a Digital Archive - Abstract (Word)

The Workshop supplemented its roster by bringing two nationally recognized senior scholars in digital humanities to Lincoln to participate and work with the scholars whose work is selected for presentation.

Senior Scholars

  • Greg Crane, Professor of Classics, Tufts University, and Editor, Perseus Project. Crane has published extensively on Greek and Latin literature as well as in digital humanities.
  • Katherine Hayles, Professor, Literature Program and ISIS (Information Science, Information Studies), Duke University. Hayles's publications include Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary (forthcoming, 2008), and My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts, 2005.
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Second Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

October 6, 2007

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the first annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on October 6, 2007.  Through a competitive process, three early-career scholars were invited to present their work in digital humanities.

Presenters

  • John Carlson: The Alliterative Morte Arthure (CD Rom) - Abstract
  • Cathy Moran Hajo: The Public Writings of Margaret Sanger, 1911-1959
  • Andrew Torget: Texas Slavery Project

The Workshop supplemented its roster by bringing two nationally recognized senior scholars in digital humanities to Lincoln to participate and work with the scholars whose work is selected for presentation.

Senior Scholars

  • Julia Flanders, Director, Women Writers Project and Associate Director for Textbase Development, STG, Brown University
  • Syd Bauman, Senior Programmer/Analyst, Women Writers Project, Brown University
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First Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop

September 23, 2006

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the first annual Nebraska Digital Workshop on September 23, 2006.  Through a competitive process, four early-career scholars were invited to present their work in digital humanities.

Presenters

The Workshop supplemented its roster by bringing two nationally recognized senior scholars in digital humanities to Lincoln to participate and work with the scholars whose work is selected for presentation.

Senior Scholars

  • Edward L. Ayers, Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Professor of History at University of Virginia. Ayers pioneered in digital media with "The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War."
  • Alan Liu, Professor in the English Department at University of California, Santa Barbara. Alan Liu is the weaver of Voice of the Shuttle.