Digital Humanities Summer Seminar 2018
DH Seed Grants
June 5, 6 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
June 7, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Locations: 6/5 and 6/6 – The Learning Studio, lower level of the Library;
6/7 – Space 154, lower level of the Library
Tuesday, June 5
Walsh Library – Learning Studio            
9:30-10 a.m.
Breakfast & Welcome
10-11 a.m.
DH Past Projects: Courtney Starrett and Bill Connell
University Advancement Corporation & Foundation Relations Office: Jennifer Kosakowski
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Digitized Newspapers in the Classroom and Research
12:30-1 p.m.
1-2 p.m.
Exploring ICPSR Data
2:15-3 p.m.
Blogging Platforms
Wednesday, June 6
Walsh Library – Learning Studio
9:30 – 10 a.m.
Breakfast & Welcome
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Clean Data makes a better story!
11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
Mapping for greater understanding – Open Source Tools
12:30 – 1 p.m.
1 – 2 p.m.
Mapping for greater understanding – Using PolicyMap at Seton Hall
Thursday, July 7
Walsh Library – Space154
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Consultations with Instructional Designers and Librarians – Sign up for a 20 minute consultation session.
The DH Summer Seminar is an opportunity to learn about the latest digital tools and techniques for teaching and research. The first two days will feature such topics as Preparing Your Data, Using R for Historical Newspaper Analysis, and Mapping With Free GIS Tools. The third day will be an opportunity to meet with a TLTC representative to discuss your project ideas.
DH Seed Grants
Seed grants of $500 will be available by application for faculty interested in exploring the use of digital tools in their teaching and/or research.
Details are available in the attached document (N.B. The deadline will be June 11).
In order to apply for a summer 2018 DH Seed Grant, applicants are expected to attend
one of the two presentation days (6/5, 6/6) and the consultation day (6/7).
Space is limited; registration is required.
Lunch will be provided each day.
For questions, contact Mary Balkun or Marta Deyrup