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23 Feb 2016

Maxim Romanov Digital Dialogue

By | 2016-03-08T20:56:51+00:00 Tue, Feb 23, 2016|Uncategorized|

In the course of 14 centuries, Muslim authors wrote, compiled and recompiled a great number of multivolume collections that often include tens of thousands of biographical, bibliographical and historical records. Over the past decade, many of these texts (predominantly in Arabic) have become available in full text format through a number of digital libraries. The

12 Nov 2015

Infinite Ulysses

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:30+00:00 Thu, Nov 12, 2015|

Infinite Ulysses was the 2014-15 Winnemore Digital Dissertation project of Amanda Visconti, who created a participatory digital edition of James Joyce's difficult but rewarding novel Ulysses. This project built on her master's thesis work at the University of Michigan School of Information, where she explored user testing for the digital humanities, and how digital archives and editions might be designed to include a public audience.

7 Oct 2015

Topic Modeling

By | 2016-02-02T21:17:31+00:00 Wed, Oct 7, 2015|

This 2012 workshop provided an opportunity for cross-fertilization, information exchange, and collaboration between and among humanities scholars and researchers in natural language processing on the subject of topic modeling applications and methods.

12 Sep 2012

Julia Flanders: “Small TEI Projects on a Large Scale: TAPAS”

By | 2016-07-13T10:26:04+00:00 Wed, Sep 12, 2012|Community, Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

The TEI Archiving, Publishing, and Access Service (TAPAS) is tackling one of the trickiest problems of scholarly text encoding. How can we provide robust, large-scale TEI publication services, while accommodating the detailed scholarly insight that makes TEI such a valuable tool for the digital humanities? What level of customization and variation can we support without

30 Mar 2012

Corpora Space

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:37+00:00 Fri, Mar 30, 2012|

On behalf of the Project Bamboo Consortium, twelve universities were invited by the Mellon Foundation to apply for an 18-month technology project to develop and design applications and shared infrastructure for humanities scholars and projects. MITH led Corpora Space, which allows scholars to work at the cutting edge of digital humanities and textual analysis research. In Corpora Space, scholars can discover, analyze and curate digital texts across the 450 years of print culture in English from 1473 until 1923, along with the texts from the Classical world upon which that print culture is based.

29 Feb 2012

Digital Humanities at Scale: the HathiTrust Research Center

By | 2016-07-13T10:57:31+00:00 Wed, Feb 29, 2012|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues, Events|

The recently formed HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) is dedicated to the provision of computational access to the HathiTrust repository.The center’s mission is to provide a persistent and sustainable structure to enable original and cutting edge research in tools to enable new discoveries on the text corpus of the HathiTrust repository.  In this talk, I will

5 Jan 2012

Project Bamboo

By | 2015-12-14T20:19:58+00:00 Thu, Jan 5, 2012|

Project Bamboo was a partnership of ten research universities building shared infrastructure for humanities research. The goal of the project was to design research environments where scholars may discover, analyze and curate digital texts across the 450 years of print culture in English from 1473 until 1923, along with the texts from the Classical world upon which that print culture is based.

14 Oct 2008

The Videogame Text

By | 2017-02-05T21:25:15+00:00 Tue, Oct 14, 2008|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

The word 'text' in this title does double duty. First, it identifies the videogame itself as a text in the general sense: the object of study, the type of artifact which is here subjected to analysis. Second, the specific textual phenomenon which will be the focus of this presentation is, literally, videogame text—that is, the

11 Sep 2007

Using Digital Tools to Not-Read Gertrude Stein’s “The Making of Americans”

By | 2016-08-29T12:37:09+00:00 Tue, Sep 11, 2007|Dialogue, Digital Dialogues|

The difficulties engendered by the complicated patterns of repetition in Gertrude Stein's 900-page novel _The Making of Americans_ make it almost impossible to read this modernist tome in a traditional, linear manner as any page (most are startlingly similar) will show. However, by visualizing certain of its patterns--by looking at the text "from a distance"--through