DH Fellow Eduardo Escobar on Analyzing Social Networks and Semantic Networks in Assyriology

DH Fellow Eduardo Escobar, a PhD candidate in Near Eastern Studies, has turned to network analysis to study semantic and social networks in the history of science. In network analysis, a graph’s nodes (e.g. people, places, words) and their connecting edges (kinship, trade routes, synonyms) are visualized, with the goal of providing scholars with new insights.

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Join the Bancroft Library to Map the 1915 San Francisco World’s Fair, Nov. 19

On Thursday, November 19, the Bancroft Library will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1915 San Francisco Panama-Pacific International exhibition by inviting students and members of the public into the archives. Using the Historypin platform, students will attach rarely seen photographs of the world’s fair to a  historic map of the PPIE fairgrounds. 

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Prof. David Bamman to Offer Interdisciplinary Critical Data Science Course Spring 2016

This fall, David Bamman joined the School of Information faculty as an Assistant Professor. His research in natural language processing and machine learning has direct applications for digital humanities scholarship. Bamman himself has a background in the humanities, including undergraduate studies in classics and English literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Boston University.

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Dr. Elaine Sullivan (UCSC) Visits Campus to Discuss 3D Site Models in Research and Teaching

On October 23, Dr. Elaine Sullivan, Assistant Professor in the History Department at UC Santa Cruz, visited the Digital Humanities at Berkeley program and the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Her visit was one of several workshops in DH at Berkeley’s series on 3D modeling.

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