October 23rd Training: 3D Modeling of Objects and Spaces

3D modeling offers digital humanists new ways to engage with material culture, restore context to decayed or destroyed spaces, and share resources with both members of the public and researchers around the world. These upcoming workshops will explore two different tools 3D modeling and how they have been applied to digital humanities projects.

Read about how DH Fellows are applying these methods to their research and teaching on the DH blog.

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Crowdfunding The Doctor: 3D Modeling for Researchers and the Public at the Hearst Museum

Isis detail from the Doctor

The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology is raising funds through October 15th to bring The Doctor, a gargantuan Egyptian coffin lid, to the public for the Museum’s grand re-opening in 2016. The 2,500 year-old stone coffin lid weighs three tons and is a particularly rare item in the Heart’s collections.

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DH Consultant Stephanie Moore on Learning Drupal and Design Thinking

Stephanie Moore photo

Stephanie Moore has joined the Digital Humanities at Berkeley staff as a consultant. Stephanie is a seventh-year Ph.D. student in the English department writing her dissertation on allegory and mnemotechnics in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. She will primarily be consulting with the numerous Drupal-based digital humanities projects on campus, as well as running Drupal workshops and supporting the Drupal Developers' Circle working group.

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Seeking Student D3 Developer for Harris Matrix Project

Harris section example

Ted Pena, Professor of Classics, seeks a developer, either experienced in or interested in learning D3.js, a Javascript library for data visualization. The developer will work to create an open source tool for visualizing a Harris matrix, a common archaeological diagram used for used for representing the stratigraphic sequence on archaeological sites around the world.

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