Category: Digital Humanities at Berkeley

Cuneiform Name Authority - Ur III Period

A multidisciplinary conference was organized at Berkeley in April of 2017, and introduced the goal of building a socio-economic network from the 15,000 Neo-Sumerian texts from Drehem, Iraq, ancient Puzriš-Dagan (2100-2000 B.C.E.). The project brought together archaeologists, cuneiform specialists, experts in text analysis and natural language processing from around the world, country and campus. The workshop delineated a workflow for building a social network database from the digitized text archives, hosted and curated by Dr.

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Intro to Digital Humanities: From Analog to Digital Project Presentations

We invite you to 442 Stephens Hall for a Movie Screening of the exciting new student projects from our course this semester, 'Intro to Digital Humanities: from analog to digital'. 

We will be hosting with drinks and popcorn for your viewing pleasure, while we watch 8 short and engaging 5 minute movies, displaying the burgeoning research projects conducted by the newest digital humanities students on campus.

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Laura K. Nelson

I received my PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. I have an MA from UC Berkeley and a BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at Digital Humanities @ Berkeley, developing a course for undergraduates on computational text analysis in the humanities and social sciences. I use computational methods and open source tools, principally automated text analysis, to study social movements, culture, gender, institutions, and organizations.

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