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NULab and DSG Fall Welcome

Join the Library's Digital Scholarship Group and the NULab Center for Texts, Maps and Networks for our annual kickoff event! The Fall Welcome will feature a keynote speech by Dr. Roopika Risam, Assistant Professor of English at Salem State University. The keynote will be followed by lighting talks presenting on-campus research in the digital humanities by faculty, staff and students. 

Attendees will learn about projects and methods in digital scholarship such as text analysis, GIS and mapping, encoding, data mining and more. Attendees will meet others interested in or practicing digital scholarship from the Northeastern and Boston DH community. 


2:00 - 3:00pm: Keynote Address

Roopika Risam, Assistant Professor of English at Salem State University

“Reconstructing the Global Du Bois: Notes on an Investigation"

Session 1: 3:15 - 4:00pm

Sari Altschuler, Assistant Professor, English and Associate Director, Humanities Center

Accessible Print: Universal Design and Early Technology for the Blind

Laura Nelson, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Data Science with Meaning: Reproducibility and Replicability in the Interpretive Social Sciences

Michelle Borkin, Assistant Professor, College of Computer and Information Science

The Northeastern Visualization Consortium (NUVis)

Aleszu Bajak, Adjunct Professor, School of Journalism

A living syllabus for digital storytelling

Thanasis Kinias, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History

Marking Up the Dragon:  TEI for Teaching Palæography

Greg Palermo, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English
Mining Citation in Digital Humanities: A Central Bibliography of Digital Humanities Quarterly


Session 2: 4:15 - 5:00pm

Cameron Blevins, Assistant Professor, History Department

Mapping the 19th-Century American State

Ryan Cordell, Assistant Professor, English Department

Oceanic Exchanges

Sarah Connell, Assistant Director, NULab for Texts Maps and Networks, Women Writers Project

Vector Space Models for Early Women’s Writing

Rory Smead, Associate Professor, Philosophy & Religion

Conflict & Cooperation in Dynamic Networks

Matthew Harty, BS in Computer Science and Literature

Joycestick VR and Digitization of Thoreau

Nick Beauchamp, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Mapping Conceptual Networks

Jonathan D. Fitzgerald, PhD Candidate, English Department

Computationally Classifying Viral Texts




Tuesday, September 26, 2017
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Snell Library Room 90
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