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DH Afternoons is a forum dedicated to supporting and celebrating Digital Humanities work being done by students, staff, and faculty on campus. Please join us to learn about the exciting advancements being made by the DH community here at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Each DH Afternoon is comprised of a 20 minute presentation from a student, staff member, or non-CDRH faculty member, followed by a 20 minute presentation by a CDRH faculty fellow or affiliate. There is time for discussion following the talks.

View past DH Afternoon events.

If you have suggestions for presenters, please email cdrh@unl.edu.

September 5, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Peterson Room, 221 Love Library South

2023 DH Summer Fellows

Please join us for our first DH Afternoon of the year, featuring presentations from the four DH Summer Fellows and moderated by Carrie Heitman.

Samantha Gilmore - “Building a Digital Edition of a Nineteenth-Century Periodical: Copway's American Indian”

MacKayla Kelsey - “Designing an Emerging Media Arts (EMA) Toolkit for Teachers” by Mackayla Kelsey

Hanna Varilek - “The BookTok Collective: Building an Interactive Digital Collection of BookTok Content”

Makena Nail - “Under Which Conditions Do Books Get Banned? Analyzing United States Book Banning Through Time”

November 14, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Witt Room, 224 Love Library South

Andrew Varsanyi

"Automating the Archive: Using Microsoft tools to Automate Archival Data Collection and Organization”

March 20, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Love Library South 102 Auditorium

Aaron Pattee

"CITADEL: Computational Investigation of the Topographical and Architectural Designs in an Evolving Landscape”

More 2023-2024 DH Afternoons will be announced here

2022-2023 DH Afternoons Events

Events from Previous Seasons: https://cdrh.unl.edu/dh-afternoons-previous.

November 17, 2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Peterson Room, 221 Love South

Ella Durham DH Practicum Student

We will be hearing from Ella Durham, a graphic designer and graduate student completing a practicum at the CDRH. Ella will offer brief highlights and reflections from the recent Petitioning for Freedom design studios and thoughts on incorporating Design Justice principles into DH projects.

March 21, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Witt Room, 224 Love South

Brianna Devalk & Tristan Curd

Please join us for our first DH Afternoon of 2023 on Tuesday, March 21, from 3:30 to 4:30pm in the Witt Room. Brianna DeValk and Tristan Curd will be discussing their work on the Orphan Train Project--specifically the data collection process, organization, and potential uses. They will also be soliciting feedback about the formation of a website that allows both descendants and researchers to easily access the names and data.