Category: Open Catalogue Raisonne Platform

DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig and Team Launch Revamped Janbrueghel.net

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2015 has been a busy year for DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig, Associate Professor in History of Art, and her team of research assistants and URAP apprentices. Over several years, the team has developed janbrueghel.net, an extensive, open source catalogue raisonné of Flemish painter, Jan Brueghel the Younger (1601 - 1678 AD). The enormous output of the Brueghel family’s workshop and their use of various templating technologies for duplicating painting elements (e.g. a windmill, background figures) poses interesting challenges for attribution.

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Art as Data: DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig on Art History in the Age of Big Data

What does the advent of big data have to offer art historians? What do art historians, well versed in the study of images, have to offer researchers in computational methods? What approaches are available to scholars studying large collections of images, and what types of research questions do these engender? How can we connect large image collections with rich metadata? Elizabeth Honig, DH Fellow and Associate Professor in History of Art, and Melissa Geisler Trafton, Senior Researcher, Fitz H.

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DH Consultant Stephanie Moore on Learning Drupal and Design Thinking

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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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