[Open Hours 2019] What Could Digital Humanities Be (Redux)

Join us this Friday 1st February between 12 and 1pm at the Digital Humanities Hub for our first Open Hours for 2019!

Topic – Possibilities for the digital with/in Humanities

We are starting the year by reposing our guiding question: What could Digital Humanities be?

Reading – What DH Could Be | Stewart Varner

Our first reading, and the inspiration for this approach, is a 2016 blogpost by Stewart Varner, Librarian and Managing Director of the Price Lab for Digital Humanities, entitled What DH Could Be. His musings were inspired by Élika Ortega, scholar at NULab for Texts, Maps and Networks at Northeastern University in Massachussetts, USA. She was in turn inspired by the twitter hashtag #WhatifDH2016 – an digital intervention to suggest improvements for the annual Digital Humanities conference.

Projects – Bomb Sight, William Blake Archive & Invisible Australians

To accompany the questions and possibilities that Varner traverses, we propose three projects to explore:

Join us in the Hub to explore, enquire and discuss!

WHEN: 12pm – 1pm, Friday 1st February 2019

WHERE: Digital Humanities Hub, Room 1W3, First Floor, Arts Building

WHO: Anyone in the University community – there’s no advance registration required, but we always appreciate knowing in advance if you are planning to come along!

LIBRARIANS: Judy Fisher judy.fisher@otago.ac.nz & Lisa Chisholm lisa.chisholm@otago.ac.nz

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