What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up?
It is an informal get together for anyone interested in, or just curious about, the digital humanities. It is co-sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship and the Division of the Arts and Humanities.
When will it meet?
It will meet during the lunchtime hour throughout the Fall and Spring semester every few weeks.
Who can attend?
Anyone in the NYUAD community or beyond. The meet up is designed to be a learning experience for all. No particular technical knowledge is required. No registration necessary.
Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 1150-105 C3 118 (Presentation): Mobile Data Collection for Documenting Historical Built Space Amel Chabbi (TCA Abu Dhabi, Historical Environment Department) will come to speak with AHC-AD 141 Spatial Humanities about a project in the implementation phase that aims to document historical buildings in Abu Dhabi using the tool known as Collector for ArcGIS that facilitates mobile data collection.
Thurs, 23 February 2017, 1150-105, Archives and Special Collections, NYUAD Library C2 3rd floor (Practicum): Digitizing Historical Maps This hands on session led by Rebecca Pittam, Nicholas Martin and David Wrisley will explore creating digital images of archival maps of different sizes and media for reuse in spatial humanities projects.
Tues, 28 February 2017, 1150-105, C3 118 (Hands-on): Exploring Digital Map Libraries This session led by Beth Russell and David Wrisley will discuss digital map libraries, what kinds of maps can be found in them, issues of metadata as well as how they can be used in digitized, “georeferenced” form.
Tues, 28 March 2017, 1150-105, Center for Digital Scholarship conference room, NYUAD library (discussion): What is Web Hosting?, and What is it Doing in the NYUAD Classroom? This presentation address the use of web hosting in the classroom for written coursework. It will be presented within the context of the domain of one’s own movement. We will discuss and the kinds of public, digital, multimedia composition that it enables as well as the questions of audience. NYUAD students building their own domains will attend and contribute to the discussion.
Mon-Wed, 10-12 April 2017, A6 (Hands-on Workshops) During our international conference Digital Humanities Abu Dhabi – DHAD there will be a number of digital humanities workshops. These are open to the public, but require registration. Check the schedule of workshops for updates.
Questions? Contact the CDS at firstname.lastname@example.org.