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Data Science and Digital Humanities Symposium

February 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Please join us for a one-day symposium where leading scholars from Universities across the west coast will present and discuss hands-on digital humanities projects both in terms of their conceptual research design and of their infrastructure.

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This event is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Data Science Initiative and the Digital Humanities Working Group at the Humanities Commons.
An agenda and a list of speakers is included below.


10:00 a.m.
Peter Krapp
Professor, Film & Media Studies School of Humanities, UCI
Welcome and Introductions

10:30 a.m.
Katherine D. Harris
Associate Professor Department of English & Comparative Literature, San Jose State University
Using Bootstrap Digital Humanities to Explore Topic Modeling: Ghosts, Haunted Houses, and Heroines in 19th-Century Literature

11:00 a.m.
Scott Kleinman
Professor of English & Director, Center for the Digital Humanities, California State University Northridge
Digital Humanities Projects with Small and Unusual Data: Some Experiences from the Trenches

11:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
Kathi Berens
Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities and Publishing, Portland State University
Literary/Ludic Reading: Is there a Feminist Poetics of Interface?

1:30 p.m.
Maria Pantelia
Professor of Classics & Director of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, UC Irvine
The Future of the Past: The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Project

2:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

3:00 p.m.
Jeremy Douglass
Assistant Professor of English, UC Santa Barbara
Graphs in the clouds: DH infrastructure for structured narrative

3:30 p.m.
David Bamman
Assistant Professor, School of Information, UC Berkeley
Natural Language Processing for the Long Tail

4:00 p.m.
Miriam Posner
Coordinator and Core Faculty, Digital Humanities Program, UCLA
Money and Time: Some Hard Truths about Institutional Support for Digital Humanities

4:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.


February 5, 2016
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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