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Global Currents: Cultures of Literary Networks - MA Fellowship in Digital Humanities

Mon, 2014-01-20 20:09

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at McGill University is offering a 2-year fellowship to an incoming master’s student to participate in the recently funded Digging into Data project, “Global Currents: Cultures of Literary Networks, 1050-1900,” directed by Prof. Andrew Piper.

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Andrew Piper – Novel Social Networks - DH Work In Progress Series

Wed, 2014-03-19 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : room 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Andrew Piper will discuss the mapping of social networks in German novels.

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Ichiro Fujinaga – Human History Project - DH Work In Progress Series

Wed, 2014-02-19 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : room 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Ichiro Fujinaga will talk about his new prosopography / social networking Human History Project.

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Stephane Couture, Gabriella Coleman & Stefan Sinclair – Mining IRC Conversations - DH Work In Progress Series

Wed, 2014-01-22 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : room 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Stephane Couture, Gabriella Coleman & Stefan Sinclair will outline their prototype for mining IRC conversations in the first Work in Progress series for Winter 2014.

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Montreal DH Showcase / Vitrine HN 2014

Fri, 2014-01-24 13:30 - 18:00

Montreal's Digital Humanities community is gathering this year at UQaM for the 2014 Showcase / Vitrine. The afternoon will see quick-paced presentations of current work in Digital Humanities from Montreal's research universities by faculty and student researchers. The Showcase is open to the public; if you're not into digital humanities (yet!) this is a great way to come and meet people in the field, and get a taste of what is going on across the city.

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Maurizio Ferraris - Kant's Cell-Phone: from Postmodernism to New Realism

Tue, 2013-10-29 13:30 - 14:30
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 325, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Prof. Ferraris will present his work on Postmodernism and Realism this tuesday

The talk will examine four theses:

The first (relativism) is a critique of post-modern assumption that reality as a whole is socially constructed, this thesis has given a distorted view of the media as omnipotent manufacturers of reality;

The second (new realism) is the thesis that a fundamental layer of reality exists independently of media, but also our minds; 

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Marin Dacos (Aix-Marseille): Can we reach Open Access in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?

Wed, 2013-10-16 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Marin Dacos (Aix-Marseille): Can we reach Open Access in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?

All are welcome

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Open House

Wed, 2013-09-25 15:00 - 16:30

We’re hosting an Open House or Meet and Greet for Digital Humanities Researchers and prospective Research Assistants from 3-430. McGill Faculty, Staff, and Students are welcome!

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Matthew Milner - Historical Timelines

Wed, 2013-10-23 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Matthew Milner will discuss an historical timeline application in a large history survey course this fall that crowdsources events, and teaches about historical methodology. All are welcome

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Montreal Digital Humanities Showcase 2013

Wed, 2013-05-22 13:00 - 16:00
Leacock Building : 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

who: Montreal Researchers

what: Projects using or considering digital technologies & Methods, resources, or tools in humanistic research

how: Prepare a 5 minute snappy short on your work for an interdisciplinary audience

when: May 22, 1-4

where: Leacock 232, McGill University

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