UC Berkeley at DHSI 2015

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria constitutes the largest annual gathering of North American digital humanists. 21 members of the UC Berkeley community, including students, faculty, and staff, will be attending DHSI this year. They come from departments around campus, such as New Media, History, Spanish & Portuguese, Research IT, and the Library. Attendees will be participating in classes that range from methodology to critical engagements, including:

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GeoHumanities at the Association of American Geographers, Chicago 2015

Last month over 7,000 geographers and geographically-minded scholars came to Chicago for the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). Among the scores of panels, posters, and demonstrations of digital tools coming from companies like Google and ESRI were several sessions centered on the GeoHumanities. As an historian who is using geospatial techniques in a dissertation on US-Indian relations, I went to present ongoing work. I’m glad I did.

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