Author: Tyler Shoemaker

word2vec Workshop – May 30, 2017

  The “word embedding” approach to modeling semantic relations in language–especially large collections of texts–is one of the newest and most exciting applications of computational methods to the study of culture as represented in texts. Word embedding is a so-called

Zach Blas Talk: “bio-exempt” – April 21, 2017


Regina Schober Talk: “Networks and Numbers: New Models for the Humanities?”

Please join us for a Transcriptions event on Thursday, Feb. 16th at 1:00p, featuring a presentation by visiting scholar Regina Schober (U. Mannheim). The talk, titled “Networks and Numbers: New Models for the Humanities?”, will showcase Regina’s recent work on network

Sally Jane Norman Talk, “Tunings over Space and Time: Live Performance and Its Ghosts”

Our tools for exploring cultural resources of the past, like our dependence on digital prostheses, are steadily developing and accruing power. In the performing and so-called media arts, these developments are driving interest in our construals of immediacy and liveness:

Transcriptions Reading Group: John Guillory’s “Genesis of the Media Concept”

As a part of our programming this year Transcriptions will be hosting a series of readings centered around the question, “what is a medium?” Our first meeting is next Friday (10/21) at 11:00a in SH 2509, where we’ll be discussing John Guillory’s “Genesis of

The Digital Humanities Revolution: Supporting 21st Century Scholarship

A scholar (Jeremy Douglass), publisher (Eileen A. Joy) and administrator (Dean Majewski) share their work, and their views on DH, scholarly publishing, and strategies for ensuring the long term sustainability of 21st century publications that lie at the intersection scholarship,

Thomas Padilla Talk: “Collections as Data: Conditions of Possibility”

Thomas Padilla, UCSB’s Humanities Data Curator, opened our 2016-17 speaker series with his talk “Collections as Data: Conditions of Possibility.” What does it mean to think about the objects we traditionally interact with as data in our research and pedagogy?

Fourth Annual Transcriptions Research Slam

Third Annual Transcriptions Research Slam

Second Annual Transcriptions Research Slam