2015 Berkeley DH Faire is April 7th and 8th

On April 7th and 8th, please join the Berkeley DH community for a special two-day Berkeley DH Faire 2015. Over the past few years, the digital humanities community at Berkeley has grown exponentially across disciplines. This event will serve to connect established digital humanities scholars, interested graduate students, the libraries and support staff in discussions about methods, resources, and current projects. The poster session will be on April 8, 2015  Social Science Matrix, 8th Floor Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley and will be the culminating event of the two day faire. Please join us in conversation regarding the landscape and opportunities of digital humanities at UC Berkeley.

Tuesday April 7, 2015 9:30-11AM | 180 Doe Library

A Panel Discussion on Digitally Supported Research and Pedagogy with Edmund Campion (CNMAT and Music) , Andrew Garrett (Linguistics), Mila Oiva (ISEEES), Alex Tarr (Geography), and moderated by Mary Elings. This event is hosted by the Library.

Wednesday April 8, 2015 3:10-6:00PM | Social Science Matrix, 8th Floor Barrows Hall

  • Keynote address by Professor Zephyr Frank, Department of History, Spatial History Project at Stanford University
  • A panel discussion on Landscape of Berkeley DH with Elizabeth Honig, Laurie Pearce, Francesco Spagnolo, and moderated by Cathryn Carson.
  • Poster presentation of current digital humanities projects. Please RSVP for the poster session and reception.

For more information see http://berkeley-dhwg.org/dh-faire/

Keynote Bio:

Zephyr Frank is Professor of Latin American history at Stanford University.  His research and teaching focuses on the economic and social history of Brazil, with extensions into cultural and literary history and the digital humanities.  He founded and directs Stanford?s Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), an alliance of DH labs backed by dedicated professional staff and geared toward faculty-student interaction around DH research.  His publications have appeared in a range of journals including the Hispanic American Historical Review, Latin American Research Review, Journal of Economic History, and Comparative Studies in Society and History.  His next book, on the literature of nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro, is due for publication in late 2015.

This event is co-sponsored by Computing and the Practice of History, the History Department, Digital Humanities at Berkeley (a collaboration between Research IT and the Dean of Arts and Humanities), Digital Humanities Fellows, the D-Lab, Social Science Matrix, the Townsend Center for the Humanities, and the Library.