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Jennifer Scappettone Talk: “Copper Lyres and Pennies from Heaven: The Material Rain of the ‘Cloud'”

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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

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

   

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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

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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:

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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

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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,

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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?

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SyncDH 2016 Schedule

We are thrilled to present the schedule for SyncDH 2016 on Friday, May 27th from 12:30-5:30p. All presentations featured in South Hall 2623 (the “Sankey room”)

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The Architecture and Data of “Concepts”: a Conversation with Concept Lab

Thursday April 7, 2016 – 3:30-5:30 South Hall 2635 Members of the UCSB English Department and 4Humanities@UCSB hope invite you to join us on Thursday April 7th, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:30, in South Hall 2635 to welcome the Cambridge

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