Digital Humanities Network
Digital Humanities Network
The JHI Digital Humanities Network will design and support initiatives that raise awareness of, and build upon, the University of Toronto's existing strengths in the digital humanities. We take digital humanities to mean the communities and methods, tools, and platforms-based approaches often associated with the “digital humanities”; and a broader agenda that encompasses interpretative or theoretical work on digitality and a wide variety of computational approaches to humanities research.
Third Annual DHN Conference, 30 August 2018
Join our tri-campus and interdisciplinary community to celebrate digital humanities research, projects, and knowledge. The day will include research presentations by new Assistant Professors, lightning research talks and demonstrations, and end with an Arcades showcase of digital projects and posters by graduate and undergraduate students. Coffee, lunch, and snacks are included with registration. See the event page for schedule information. Use Eventbrite to register for the 3rd Annual DHN Conference.
Second Annual DHN Conference, 29-30 August 2017
Join the tri-campus DHN community to celebrate innovative DH research, learn new skills, and share knowledge of DH. This year's event will be held at UTSC from August 29-30th featuring lightning talks, conference papers, and unconference sessions. Please register by Aug. 22nd. A bus will be provided to and returning from UTSC, and on-campus parking is available at a discount. Registration is available via the registration page (click HERE). For event information including schedule, please see the event home page: https://sites.google.com/view/utsc-dhn-event-2017/home
Launch Event, 24-26 August 2016
The event will be structured loosely, around the principles of an “unconference.” In June, attendees will be invited to pitch and/or sign up for sessions on topics on which they have expertise, or which they want to hear discussed. Suggestions will then be arranged into 3-5 plenary sessions, which will punctuate multiple, parallel breakout sessions. These sessions will last two days, after which there will be a final half-day hackathon. We expect talks and discussions on such topics as machine translation, algorithmic reading, deep learning for humanities research, gaming and gamification, and augmented and virtual reality. If there is enough demand, the event may include some workshops on tools (e.g. Cytoscape, Scalar, Omeka), systems and platforms (e.g. Islandora, GIS), frameworks (e.g. IIIF, W3C), and programming and markup languages and data formats (e.g. relational databases and SQL, XML, XSLT, TEI). Click HERE for event registration details.
The Digital Humanities Census
In 2014-2015, the Jackman Humanities Institute surveyed faculty members in the humanities disciplines in order to learn about the kinds, scope, and size of technology-heavy research being performed at the University of Toronto. For more information about the Census, and to see the results, click HERE.
Digital Humanities Research Projects at the University of Toronto
The tricampus University of Toronto has tremendous strengths in the study of digitality and digital cultures and computational approaches to humanities research. Click HERE for a list of links to research projects.
Contact / Join the Digital Humanities Network
To receive information about upcoming digital humanities network events, and to get in touch with other scholars at the University of Toronto who are doing this work, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.