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Hacking Culture Node

4Feb201314:30
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16:00
Sherbrooke 688 room 455, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

Convenor - Gabriella Coleman

Hacking Culture Node

4Feb201314:30
to
16:00
Sherbrooke 688 room 455, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

Convenor - Gabriella Coleman Hackers: They everywhere and yet everywhere misunderstood. What makes them tick? What makes them tock? Why are they relevant to Digital Humanities?

Track Changes: The Literary History of Word Processing - McGill 2013 Digital Humanities Lecture - Matt Kirschenbaum (Maryland)

21Mar201318:30
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20:00
Leacock Building room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Mark Twain famously prepared the manuscript for Life on the Mississippi (1883) with his new Remington typewriter, the first literary text ever submitted to a publisher in typewritten form.

Roger Easton “Imaging Technologies and an Impending New 'Golden Age' in Manuscript Studies"

20Feb201317:30
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19:00
Leacock Building room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

The imaging of the visual appearance of manuscripts for wide dissemination via the internet is now widely practiced and has dramatically changed the lives of manuscript scholars.

Dirk Wintergruen, Robert Casties, Jamil Ragep (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / McGill) "The Open Mind database of the Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative (ISMI)"

13Dec201213:00
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15:00
Arts Building room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Traditional databases work well with structured data that can be organized into tables. But humanist scholars often deal with very unstructured information that is fluid and in need of flexible structures.

Jon Voss (HistoryPin) "Q & A with Historypin, Crowdsourcing History on a Massive Collaborative Scale"

12Dec201210:00
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12:00
Ferrier Building room 456, 840 avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G2, CA

Jon Voss is the Strategic Partnerships Director of Historypin.

Sébastien Caquard - Mapping Contemporary Canadian Cinematographic Territories

2Nov201215:00
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16:30
Burnside Hall 426, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA

Co-­sponsored by the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment.

Contact: benjamin [dot] forest [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Andrew Stauffer – Nineteenth-century Mark-up Language and the Future of the Library

21Sep201217:00
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18:30
Leacock Building 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

This lecture draws on the wealth of marginalia – names, dates, marks, signatures, comments, and drawings – which nineteenth century readers marked in their books.

Andrew Stauffer – New Tools for Online Humanities Scholarship

21Sep201209:30
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11:00
Ferrier Building 456, 840 avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G2, CA

Andrew Stauffer will present tools developed by his team at NINES, including Typewright, Juxta, and Neatline. All are welcome!

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