Year: 2013

Patrik Svensson: Big Digital Humanities

Transcriptions will be hosting Patrik Svensson, director of HUMlab at Umeå University, Sweden. He’ll be speaking on “Big Humanities Data” at 2:30 p.m. on November 26th in SH 2509. Patrik Svensson is a professor in the Humanities and information technology and director

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LCI Courses – Winter 2014

The following courses count as LCI Specialization electives: ENGL 192: “Science Fiction” taught by Carl Gutiérrez-Jones ENGL 197: “Upper-Division Seminar: Close Reading and ‘Distant Reading’ in Literary Studies” taught by Alan Liu  

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Books: Issues in Collecting and Scanning

Transcriptions presents a conversation with Special Collections and the Scanner Praxis Research Group about the process of collecting, archiving and digitizing large collections of books, centered around Special Collections’ recent acquisition of the Demian Katz Gamebook Collection. This event took

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Julia Pennlert: PoetryProcesses on the Web

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm | University of California, Santa Barbara Department of English | South Hall 2509 Transcriptions is pleased to present a seminar by our graduate scholar-in-residence, Julia Pennlert, on the subject of the sociality of

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LCI Courses – Fall 2013

The following courses count as LCI Specialization electives: ENGL 147AI: “Literature of Technology: Artificial Intelligences and Other Nonhumans – The Literature and Film of AI” taught by James Pulizzi ENGL 149: “Media and Information Culture: Literature+” taught by Alan Liu

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2012-2013: Spring Quarter

ENGL 148AV Society, Culture, and Information : Literature, Art, and Automated Violence (Instructor: James Pulizzi) This course will look at how violence in the 20th and 21st centuries has moved from human hands to media technologies, or rather the pressing

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CFP: Mediating the Nonhuman Conference and The 6th Annual UCSB Research Slam

Mediating the Nonhuman and The 6th Annual UCSB Research Slam (March 15th) UC Santa Barbara Transcriptions Center and Department of English South Hall 2635, March 15th and 16th This year, UCSB’s Transcriptions Center for Digital Humanities and New Media is

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Scanner Praxis

Overview Scanner Praxis is a project to engage digital humanities scanning and digitization through building a low cost book scanner from parts, considering the hardware, software, and uses of such devices in DH projects, and investigating the cultural context of

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Digital Humanities Workstation

The Digital Humanities Workstation is a custom built workstation containing a collection of tools curated by the Transcriptions Lab.  We already have (most of) the hardware, and will be physically building the computer as well as collaboratively discussing the usage

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The Digital Humanities Workstation: Build Session

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm | University of California, Santa Barbara Department of English | South Hall 2509 The Digital Humanities Workstation is a custom built workstation containing a collection of tools curated by the

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