Rutgers Digital Humanities Showcase

January 29th, 2014, 2:00–6:30 p.m.
Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library
169 College Ave., New Brunswick, NJ (map)

Introduction

Meredith McGill

New Tools, New Disciplines? (2:10–2:55 p.m.)

Opening comments by Andrew Urban

Social Media Adoption by Medievalists
Kristen Mapes (Library and Information Science)

The American Historical Review and the Digital Turn
Belinda Davis (History)

The Online Certificate in Women’s Global Health
Nafisa Tanjeem (Women’s and Gender Studies)

The American Studies Media Culture Program
Christopher Rzigalinski (American Studies)

New Media, New Methods (3:00–3:55 p.m.)

Opening comments by Ann Fabian

Citation Patterns: Charting Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go
Octavio Gonzalez (English)

Figures Don’t Lie: Spatial Humanities and Technology as Critical Thinking Tools
Krista White (John Cotton Dana Library)

Coding Utopia
Henry Turner (English)

What Does a Novel Represent?
Martin Gliserman (English)

Tracking the Flows of Fifteenth-Century Florentine Elites
Paul McLean (Sociology)

Reimagining Humanities Scholarship (4:00–4:45 p.m.)

Opening comments by Andrew Parker

Roman Republican Coins in Their Cultural Context
Ronald Jantz (Rutgers University Libraries) and Rick Hale (Classics)

Topic-Modeling a Feminist Archive
Andrew Mazzaschi, Susana Galán, and Lindsey Whitmore (Women’s and Gender Studies)

Disciplinary History with Topic Models
Andrew Goldstone (English)

Creating Digital Exhibitions in RUcore
Anu Paul (Rutgers University Libraries)

New Archives (4:50–5:50 p.m.)

Opening comments by Paul Israel

eBethArkè: The Syriac Online Digital Portal
Isaiah Beard (Scholarly Communication Center, Alexander Library)

Legacies and Lifecycles: Digitizing Oral History Collections at Rutgers University Libraries
Caryn Radick (University Archives and Special Collections) & Krista White (John Cotton Dana Library)

How Do You Find Online Posts Trustworthy Enough to Act On Collectively?
Eunkyung Song (Sociology)

“I Never Will Forget It”: Digitizing Narratives in the Krueger-Scott African American Oral History
Samantha Boardman (Rutgers Newark Oral History Project)

The President’s Committee for Hungarian Refugee Relief
Jim Niessen (Rutgers University Libraries)

Closing and Reception (5:50–6:30 p.m)

Refreshments served. All welcome!

Edited 1/19/14 by AG: Schedule added. The original call for proposals on this page has been archived at dh.rutgers.edu/showcase-cfp2014. This page will be updated again soon with links to participants’ projects and presentation materials.

Edited 1/23/14 by VK: Schedule Edits