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Maxime Durand, From Dreams to Realities; Performing History in the Assassin’s Creed® video game series"

December 9: Maxime Durand, “From Dreams to Realities; Performing History in the Assassin’s Creed® video game series”

101 Buttrick Hall. Friday, December 9, noon From Dreams to Realities; Performing History in the Assassin’s Creed® video game series The past is a scattered jigsaw puzzle we feel driven to reconstruct, despite the challenges of lost models and many missing pieces.  The teams working on Assassin’s Creed have mastered a unique method to interpret…

Posted by on February 7, 2017 in Event Archives


Handelman Final

November 17-18: Matthew Handelman

Events with Professor Matthew Handelman, Assistant Professor of German, Michigan State University. “Who’s afraid of Mathematics? Gershom Scholem and the Digital Humanities” Thursday, November 17, 6:15 pm, Furman 132 Graduate workshop on digital humanities tools and collaborative digital projects Friday, November 18, 3:00 pm, Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick Hall) As part of…

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Event Archives,


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November 16: GIS DAY @ Vanderbilt

Wednesday, November 16 is GIS DAY 2016, and, along with the Library, we’re hosting a number of events to celebrate Geographic Information Systems and their innovative use in humanities research.  Introduction to GIS 10:30 am, 418 A Central Library Basic introduction to geospatial data visualization and mapping using QGIS, an open source Geographic Information Systems platform. …

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Event Archives


David Bodenhamer, "Developing the Spatial Humanities: More than GIS"

November 16: David Bodenhamer, “Developing the Spatial Humanities: More than GIS”

Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick Hall), Wednesday, November 16, 4:10 p.m. Developing the Spatial Humanities: More than GIS What contributions have spatial technologies such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) made to the humanities—and what problems have they raised for humanists and social scientists? This presentation explores how scholars are reaching beyond GIS to…

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Event Archives,


Amanda Visconti, "Public + Participatory: Infinite Ulysses and a more open humanities"

October 29: Amanda Visconti, “Public + Participatory: Infinite Ulysses and a more open humanities”

Curb Center, Saturday, October 29, 10:00 am Keynote Address for Vanderbilt THATCamp Public + Participatory: Infinite Ulysses and a more open humanities We need more digital humanities projects that aren’t just hypothetically accessible to the public (“we put it on the web: everyone can now use it”), but are designed for supporting, valuing, and growing…

Posted by on February 5, 2017 in Event Archives,


A Decade of Digital Humanities at Vanderbilt: Roundtable Discussion of the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Archive"

October 27: A Decade of Digital Humanities at Vanderbilt: Roundtable Discussion of the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Digital Archive

Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities (344 Buttrick Hall), Thursday, October 27, 4:10 pm A Decade of Digital Humanities at Vanderbilt: Roundtable Discussion of the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Digital Archive This panel will discuss some of the trials and triumphs of our international team who for more than a decade have worked…

Posted by on February 4, 2017 in Event Archives,