Wednesday, January 5, 2011

UCLA Digital Humanities Reading Group - Winter/Spring Line-up

I'm pleased to announce that we have a very full schedule for upcoming Digital Humanities Reading Group meetings. The schedule is below; all meetings will take place in Humanities Building 250.

Jan 18 (please note the date change), 1-3pm: Willeke Wendrich and Jacco Dieleman (UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures) -- The UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology

Feb 8, 1-3pm: Chris Johanson (UCLA Department of Classics) and Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant -- A Walk with the Dead

April 12, 1-3pm: Johanna Drucker (UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies) -- Designing the Museum of Writing

May 10, 1-3pm: Two projects funded by Google Digital Humanities Awards
This session will involve presentations by Timothy R. Tangherlini (UCLA Scandinavian Section) and Peter Leonard (University of Washington Department of Scandinavian Studies) on their project "Northern Insights: Tools & Techniques for Automated Literary Analysis, Based on the Scandinavian Corpus in Google Books." and Todd Presner (UCLA Department of Germanic Languages and Comparative Literature), Chris Johanson (UCLA Department of Classics), and David Shepard (UCLA Department of English), on HyperCities Geoscribe, their tool for geo-temporal reading.

David Shepard
Project Manager, Hypercities (
PhD Candidate, Department of English