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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Introducing the Literature and Digital Humanities Working Group

As of Fall 2015, we are pleased to introduce the Literature and Digital Humanities working group, which we warmly invite you all to join. The group assumes absolutely no prior knowledge of, or experience with, the digital humanities, and is aimed at an introductory level — we will be offering a combination of faculty project presentations and hands-on DH trainings.

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Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Deadlines Extended to Friday, September 11th

The application deadline for the Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) program have been extended to Friday, September 11th. The URAP program helps match UC Berkeley faculty, visiting lecturers, visiting scholars, and staff curators with undergraduate research assistants. In exchange for academic credit, apprentices can work with  URAP to develop and hone their skills with digital tools, databases, and archives.

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Prof. Lisa Trever and DH Interns Apply 3D Modeling and Photogrammetry to Art History

Ashley Jerbic, Isabella Warren, Lynn Cunningham, and Lisa Trever

On August 24th, the Visual Resources Center (VRC) hosted a workshop and several presentations on photogrammetric and 3D modeling tools and techniques. DH Fellow Lisa Trever, Assistant Professor in History of Art, presented her ongoing work on excavated murals at Pañamarca, Peru. This summer, she was joined by DH Interns Isabella Warren, a M.Arch student at the College of Environmental Design and Ashley Jerbic, a senior undergraduate in History of Art and Art Practice.

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DH at Berkeley Hosts Inaugural Summer Institute

Students looking at laptops intently

Digital Humanities at Berkeley hosted its inaugural Summer Institute (DHBSI) from August 17th - 21st. Instructors came from a variety of campus partner organizations, such as the D-Lab, the Library, and Research IT. The Summer Institute’s sixty students comprised undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff from departments and units such as Linguistics, Education, Art History, Music, Geography, History, the Library, and the Center for New Music & Audio Technologies.

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