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;
Marin Dacos (Aix-Marseille): Can we reach Open Access in the Humanities and the Social Sciences?
All are welcome
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!
Alanna Thain will talk about her collaborative work with the Moving Image Research Laboratory (MIRL). All are welcome.
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
McGill Librarians Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau will discuss the methods and process of digitizing McGill’s large and growing early modern chapbooks. All are welcome
The first in our 2013-2014 Work in Progress series will feature Stefan Sinclair and the new development in his Voyant Tools suite, Voyant Notebooks.
All are welcome.
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
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS - DUE MAY 12 to Digital [dot] Humanities [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Montreal Digital Humanities Showcase 2013
Are you using digital research methodologies and resources in your humanities research and scholarship? Or are you making new tools or applications? We want to hear about it! The Showcase is an informal occasion to bring together Montreal’s faculty and student researchers to discuss current work-in-progress.
Speakers: 1. Stefan Sinclair (McGill), 2. Lindsay Eckert (University of Toronto), 3. Fiona Black (Dalhousie), 4.Leslie Howsam (Windsor / SHARP) 5. Julie Cumming (McGill)
Moderator: Dean Ellen Aitken (McGill)
A Digital Panel at
Meetings with Books: Raymond Klibansky, Special Collections and the Library in the 21st Century