The DSG offers workshops and training sessions on a wide range of topics at both introductory and advanced levels. Topics covered include TEI, Omeka, the Digital Repository Serivce, copyright and fair use, data curation and creation, GIS, data visualization, and project management. We are also co-sponsoring Digital Humanities Open Office Hours with NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. If we do not have a workshop scheduled on the topic you need, please contact us to request one; we require at least two weeks’ notice.

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February 2017

DH Open Office Hours – Special Topic: Field and Focus Papers and Comprehensive Exams

February 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Dave DeCamp and Bill Quinn will share their experiences on doing Field and Focus papers and comprehensive exams on DH fields. Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and they are designed in…

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March 2017

DH Open Office Hours – Special Guest Greg Palermo

March 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Gregory Palermo will be sharing a work-in-progress talk about the work he hopes to do in circulation studies using the DHQ bibliography records. Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and they are…

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NULab Panel: Feminist Methods in Digital Spaces

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A panel and discussion featuring: Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University Carla Brodley, Professor and Dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University Gillian Smith, Assistant Professor of Game Design, Northeastern University Jacqueline Wernimont, founding co-Director of the HS Collab and Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University. This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of…

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NULab Talk: From One Drop to One Percent: The Impact of DNA Ancestry Tests on the Worldview of White Supremacists

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A talk by Joan Donovan, Postdoctoral Fellow at The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Title: From One Drop to One Percent: The Impact of DNA Ancestry Tests on the Worldview of White Supremacists About the Speaker: Advances in population genetics and the direct-to-consumer marketing of DNA ancestry tests are challenging how groups fashion and maintain their identities. Most commonly, researchers focus on how Native Americans and African Americans’…

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NULab Workshop: Building Digital Feminist Communities

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Jacqueline Wernimont, founding co-Director of the HS Collab and assistant professor of English at Arizona State University will host a workshop on “Building Digital Feminist Communities.” This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to register.

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NULab Conference: Keeping the Public Sphere Open

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the NULab spring conference: “Keeping the Public Sphere Open.” This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to sa.connellnortheasternedu by March 20, 2017.

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April 2017

Introduction to TEI Customization

April 7 @ 9:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm
422 Snell Library, Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Since the release in 2007 of the most recent version of TEI (P5), TEI users have had a very different relationship to the TEI Guidelines. Unlike previous versions, TEI P5 does not exist in a “default” or “vanilla” state: any TEI schema used in a text encoding project must be generated from the TEI source and involves some degree of choice and selection. When properly planned, the TEI customization process can make a huge difference to the efficiency of a…

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Introduction to RELAX NG and Schema Planning

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - June 24 @ 4:00 pm

This is an informal WWP workshop held on two dates (April 13 and 20); please email wwpnortheasternedu if you would like to attend. For more on RELAX NG, please see: http://relaxng.org/

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NULAb Workshop: Gephi

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
422 Snell Library, Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join Devin Gaffney for a workshop on Gephi hosted by the NULab Fellows. This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to register.

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Introduction to RELAX NG and Schema Planning

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
422 Snell Library, Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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This is an informal WWP workshop held on two dates (April 13 and 20); please email wwpnortheasternedu if you would like to attend. For more on RELAX NG, please see: http://relaxng.org/

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