Providing resources and trai­ning in the practices and tools of the digital humanities

Registration is now open for the 2014 Digital Jumpstart Workshops

The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities is pleased to announce that registration for the Spring 2014 Digital Jumpstart Workshops, to be held on Thursday, March 6 & Friday, March 7, is now open.

These free workshops are intended to provide faculty, staff and graduate students with hands-on introductions to digital tools and practices in order to help you capture and digitize your data, discover and analyze patterns in your data, and present and disseminate your results. All skill levels, from beginner to seasoned digital humanist, are welcome.

Registration is free, but space is limited. For full descriptions of the workshops and to register, please see the Spring 2014 Digital Jumpstart Workshops page.

Thursday, March 6

Manipulating Your Videos for Research & Teaching

Instructors: Carolina Pardo & Wade Garrison
10:00 AM - noon
Clark Instruction Center, Watson Library

Creating online collections and exhibits

Instructors: Melissa Fisher Isaacs & Wade Garrison
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Watson 455

Friday, March 7

Creating a Digital Scholarly Edition

Instructor: Andrew Jewell, University of Nebraska
9:00 AM - noon
Watson 455

Introduction to Text Analysis with the Natural Language Toolkit

Instructor: Matt Menzenski
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Watson 503A

Working with Scalar

Instructors: Liam Lair, Trevor Grizzell, Ray Mizumura-Pence, Ashley Mog, and Kay Walker
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clark Instruction Center, Watson Library

We hope to see you there!

Registration is now open for the Fall 2013 Digital Humanities Forum: Return to the Material


The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our Fall 2013 Digital Humanities ForumSeptember 12-14, 2013 at Watson Library and the Kansas Union.


We are very excited about this year's schedule, which includes a number of established and emerging scholars who will be on hand for workshops, keynote talks, and presentations on the theme of "Return to the Material." The three-day Forum features the following events:

Thursday, September 12 & Friday, September 13

WORKSHOPS: A set of in-depth, hands on workshops on digital humanities tools and topics.

Friday, September 13

THATCamp Kansas: An “unconference” for technologists and humanists, with conversations about topics defined on-site by the participants.

Saturday, September 14

RETURN TO THE MATERIAL: A one-day program of panels and poster sessions showcasing digital humanities projects and research.


Colin Allen, Indiana University

Jentery Sayers, University of Victoria

Whitney Trettien, Duke University

Find more information about schedules, keynote speakers and registration at Digital Humanities Forum 2013: Return to the Material


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