Seminar series within Digital Humanities

September 12th, 2017 by Diana Unander Nordle

Digital Humanities Initiative at Linnaeus University with the support of Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities is happy to present a seminar series in the Digital Humanities (DH) field.

The DH Seminar series is aimed at providing a forum for relevant DH discussions in the region and beyond, inspiring collaboration with wider audiences about the emerging field of DH field and LNU’s DH Initiative, thus both strengthening the DH Initiative’s established network, as well as creating a space for collaboration between universities and cross-sectoral partners at national and international levels.

Seminars planned for the autumn of 2017 are

  • 25 September 13.00-14.30 (M1051), What’s in a name? – Metadata and the curation of access to digital audiovisual collections: Dagmar Brunow, Senior Lecturer, Department of Film and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Linnaeus University
  • 17 October 13.00-14.30 (K2084), Too much information? – Negotiating the archives of the web: Jane Winters, Professor, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London
  • 28 November 13.00-14.30 (K2054), Some perspectives on digital and critical text editions: Elisabet Göransson, Associate Professor, Centre for Languages and Literature, Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University
  • 06 December 13.00-14.00 (K1040), Open Data in the Age of Big Data Capitalism: Arwid Lund, Senior Lecturer, Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Linnaeus University

The Seminars are open to everyone, but please register by sending an email to dh@lnu.se.

More information about the Digital Humanities Initiative at Linnaeus University

The DH Initiative at LNU received funding in March of 2016 as a part of the cross-faculty projects to address societal challenges and innovation. Major developments since its establishing include:

  • Becoming the first Swedish university to join the largest pan-European infrastructure in Digital Humanities (DARIAH-EU);
  • Organising the first international DH Symposium in Växjö;
  • Co-Organising the international workshop on Higher Education Programs in Digital Humanities at the 2nd Nordic conference in Digital Humanities;
  • Piloting the international distance course “Programming for Digital Humanities” as part of future plans for establishing the DH Master.

The Initiative is still growing with 115 members present as of today from 19 different countries and 6 continents.

Please find more information at https://lnu.se/en/research/searchresearch/digital-humanities/dh-seminars/.

 

Diana Unander Nordle

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