Our symposium will be taking place on Friday, May 1, 2020, 11 AM–4 PM EDT on Zoom. Please click to see full schedule.
This symposium was originally scheduled for April 16–17, 2020, to be held on the University of Rochester River Campus in Rush Rhees Library, Humanities Center, Conference Room D. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 outbreak caused the cancellation of all in-person events at the University. The Mellon Fellows have changed the symposium to a virtual event, which will […]
A Digital Humanities Conference at the University of Rochester Thank you to everyone who made Hard Coded Humanities, our first conference, a success. Find out more about the proceedings at https://hardcodedhumanities.wordpress.com.
THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) “unconferences” are informal and participatory events in which most sessions are group discussions, hands-on workshops, productive working sessions, or pop-up collaborations among participants. By following the model of a THATCamp, we hope to foster an open and spontaneous environment to engage an interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners. THATCamp […]
The University of Rochester will host a featured speaker, Michael Phelps, in the Humanities Center Conference Room D on Thursday, March 22, at 5 p.m. Phelps directs a multi-spectral imaging project at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.
The Andrew D. Mellon Program is delighted to announce THATCamp Rochester 2018, a Digital Humanities “Unconference” created in partnership with The Digital Humanities and Social Sciences program at the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Memorial Art Gallery. THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) is an event that embraces an informal, spontaneous, inclusive and participatory style, […]
Lisa Nakamura addresses the ways in which the internet propagates, disseminates, and commodifies images of race and racism.
In 2014, Robert Emmons and Jim Brown launched the Rutgers-Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera (R-CADE), a collection of digital artifacts made available for research and creative activities.
After completing her PhD in the Department of English at the University of Rochester, Szabo took a position as an Instructional Multimedia Specialist at Grinnell College. Shortly thereafter, she was offered a position at Stanford University where she worked in Academic Technology in the Stanford University Libraries. While at Stanford University she helped to develop […]
To kick off Victoria Szabo’s visit, we actually left the Humanities side of campus and made our way to Carlson Library and its high-tech Vista Collaboratory, a visualization lab with a interactive, 24-screen tiled-display wall. With the help of support staff Jonathan Carroll-Nellenback and Carl Schmidtmann, Victoria had arranged a detailed, visually exciting guide through […]
Dr. Victoria Szabo, Associate Research Professor of Visual and Media Studies from Duke University delivered the keynote lecture, entitled “Cultural Approaches to Digital Heritage,” to a group of engaged audience in the Welles-Brown room on March 2, 2017. The word “cultural heritage” often invokes regressive politics and obsessive identification with one’s past, as historian David Lowenthal most […]
The Andrew W. Mellon Fellows in Digital Humanities are pleased to announce the February 19-20 visit of Dr. Laura Mandell, Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Dr. Mandell is our first-ever Visiting Scholar in Digital Humanities. Her research focuses on visualizing poetry, developing software that will allow all scholars to deep-code documents for data-mining, and […]
The term “psychasthenia” originated in turn-of-the-century psychology as a counterpart to hysteria, broadly recognizable in more contemporary discourse as introversion and extroversion, respectively. Where hysterics seemed overly sensitive to and affected by their experiences, magnifying their presence in the process, psychasthenics appeared to disappear into their surroundings, choosing to withdraw rather than react. Psychasthenia meant […]
On Friday, April 14th, Dorothy Kim will outline a set of practical steps to #decolonizeDH, or to make it less white, heteropatriarchal, male, and ableist.
Tweets and pics from events by our first “Visiting Scholar in Digital Humanities.” Excited to host @mandellc for a slew of digital humanities events this week @UofR! http://t.co/Cn4Iq23Hym pic.twitter.com/mSa3bjzNTe — Eric Loy (@eric_loy) February 16, 2015 Yesterday's Vista Collabotatory presentation on big data #URMellon @mandellc @eric_loy @c_patrello pic.twitter.com/AVleGUW0Ip — Serenity Sutherland (@serenitys37) February 20, 2015 .@mandellc […]