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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
|"Sculpture of Paper-clad Wire Clothes Hangers (B/W)" by Royce Bair|
To register, please RSVP at: http://evite.me/UEBsEAYPUc
10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Opening remarks
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Working Toward New Models of Publication
- Molly Kleiman, deputy editor, Triple Canopy
- Susan Edwards, associate director for digital content, Hammer Museum
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.: Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 p.m.: Breakout sessions
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Contexts and Prospects for Digital Art History
- Robin Dowden, director of new media initiatives, Walker Art Center
- Max Marmor, president, Kress Foundation
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Please join the UCLA Digital Humanities program for a workshop on ChartEx: Tools for the Analysis of Medieval Charters with the distinguished medievalist Adam Kosto.
3:00 - 4:50 p.m.
Wednesday, February 4
ChartEx: Tools for the Analysis of Medieval Charters. ChartEx, or "Charter Excavator," is a collaborative digital humanities project developed as part of the second round of the Digging into Data Challenge. The core tools, still in development, are designed to "read" full text medieval documents (charters) using Natural Language Processing, identify persons and places in individual documents, and then propose relationships between the persons and places identified across a set of charters using data mining techniques. After an introduction to the project, students will have an opportunity to experiment with the annotation tool used to train the system, and with the virtual workbench used to analyze and manipulate the data.
Adam Kosto, Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies at Columbia University in the City of New York, specializes in the institutional history of medieval Europe, with a focus on Catalonia and the Mediterranean. He received his B.A. from Yale (1989), an M.Phil. from Cambridge (1990), and his Ph.D. from Harvard (1996). He is the author of Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, and the Written Word, 1000-1200 (Cambridge UP, 2001) and Hostages in the Middle Ages (Oxford UP, 2012), and co-editor of The Experience of Power in Medieval Europe, 950-1350 (Ashgate, 2005), Charters, Cartularies, and Archives: The Preservation and Transmission of Documents in the Medieval West (PIMS, 2002), and Documentary Practices and the Laity in the Early Middle Ages (Cambridge UP, 2012).
Sponsored by the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies