Apple & Quill: Oral Communication Center Workshop with Jim Helmer

February 19, 2015
Kristin L. Strohmeyer
Alex Rihm

Jim Helmer delivers a workshop focused on presenting creative work to a live audience, with feedback by OCC tutors Dan Farina '17, Maggie McGuire '15, and Lauren Pyo '17. The readers are Andrew Rippeon of the English Dept. and Paula Weiman, class of 2018, who volunteered their creative works for group discussion.


DHi Speaker Series: Dorothy Kim: "Disrupting the Digital Archive"

February 5, 2015 to February 6, 2015

Disrupting the Digital Archive
Feb 5, 4:10pm • KRJH 127 Red Pit

This talk will consider the archive story of the Archive of Early Middle English and how Johanna Drucker’s recent book Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production, can help us reimagine the importance of interface in remediating medieval materiality to digital materiality. This talk will address digital labor and the (in)visibility of that labor and how that fashions the stakes of the digital archive.

DHi Speaker Series: Angela Bennett Segler: "Medieval Manuscripts and their (Dis)contents"

December 15, 2014
Janet Thomas Oppedisano (Simons)
Angel David Nieves, Ph.D.

On December 15th, DHi will host Angela Bennett Segler in her DHi Speaker Series presentation, "Medieval Manuscripts and their (Dis)contents: Digital Corpus Graphing and Analysis in Medieval Manuscript Networks."  Angela Bennett Segler is a Mellon Fellow at New York University working on issues of manuscript materiality and creating new digital and scientific means for incorporating that materiality into literary and textual studies.Data visualizations and code from her project on the Piers Plowman manuscripts can be seen online at

Digital Humanities as Restorative Social Justice: Virtual Heritage, 3D Reconstructions and South Africa’s Township Histories

October 29, 2014
Angel David Nieves, Ph.D.

In 2013 a group of scholars from across the US approached the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) with a proposal for a new special interest group (or SIG) with a focus on social justice and human rights. As a step forward, the group developed an “advisory document for building collaborative projects, conducting events, gathering sensitive data, and composing scholarly communications with social justice issues and human rights in mind.” This talk will argue for a more engaged form of digital scholarship that promotes social justice praxis.

DHi Speakers Series 2014-2015

September 19, 2014 to December 5, 2014

We're excited to announce our upcoming Fall 2014 Speaker Series.  This year's theme is titled "Critical DH: Methods, Pedagogies and Practice," and features guest speakers including Susan Brown (University of Guelph), Amy Earhart (Texas A&M), and Internet activist Suey Park.

Fall 2014 Schedule:

Beloved Witness Project: Agha Shahid Ali and Kashmir Symposium
19-20 September 2014