On Wednesday 19th November I attended the UK Web Archive (UKWA) mini-conference 2020, my first conference as a Graduate Trainee Digital Archivist. It was hosted by Jason Webber, Engagement Manager at the UKWA and, as normal in these COVID times, it was hosted on Zoom (my first ever Zoom experience!) Read full post here.
Over the past couple of years, the Digital Archive Research Collective (DARC) has created resources and fostered community among digital archivists and researchers at The Graduate Center. As part of our effort to build a community of practice around digital archival work, we created a Wiki with articles on various resources for archival research, led…
Welcome to the blog of the CUNY DHI, an effort to build momentum and community around Digital Humanities practitioners at CUNY. We hope you’ll join us at our upcoming events and that you’ll follow this blog to hear about the latest news in the field. Read full post here.
This report, published by the Software Sustainability Institute (SSI), lists a set of recommendations for SSI to further its activity in and engagement with the Digital Humanities community in the UK. Read full post here.
Hi everyone! If you missed the GC Digital Initiatives (GCDI) open house held a couple of weeks ago, have no fear! This post will provide you with a recap of what was covered and where and how you can access our resources. Read full post here.
This week my colleague Jenna Lemay and I presented “That’s My Auntie: Making Accessible Residential School History” as part of the Maskwacis Cultural College Microlearning Series. Our webinar focused on specific community digitization and access projects including the Remember the Children project and our recent work with the Shingwauk burial register. Read full post here.
Replaying Japan is an international conference dedicated to the study of Japanese video games. For the first time this year, the conference is held online and will combine various types of research contents (videos, texts, livestreams) on the theme of esport and competitive gaming in Japan. Read full post here.
A new white paper published today (Tuesday 4 August) explores the great potential for ground-breaking new research at the intersection between data science and humanities disciplines and offers key recommendations for funders, academic institutions, and researchers. Read full post here.
Now that I have a VR headset at home I’m both enjoying VR experiences and I’m exploring social interaction in VR spaces. I’ll write more about the pros and cons of VR meetings vs Zoom later, but right now I want to share this recording of a conference panel we organised in VR about VR…
On the 20th of June, The Digital Orientalist held its second twitter conference, the Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference 2020 (#DOsTC2020). There were a total of eleven presentations focusing on themes pertaining to the conducting of digital African, Asian, and Middle Eastern Studies, the digital humanities, and research in the time of pandemic.We would like to…