Camille Villa departing digital humanities program

Cindy Nguyen and Camille Villa at DH Faire 2016

At the end of April 2015, Camille Villa will be departing the Digital Humanities at Berkeley program to pursue new directions in her career.

Camille got involved with digital humanities as an undergraduate. One of her first major contributions to Berkeley’s digital humanities program was suggesting the Free Speech Movement as the topic for a spring 2014 hackathon. The resulting #HackFSM event is still talked about today.

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Praise continues to flow to DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig's Jan Brueghel catalogue raisonné.

The Art Libraries Society of North America recently reviewed the site, noting the “high level of scholarship” Honig displays throughout her entries, yielding, in combination with the site’s “exemplary” design, an “indispensable scholarly resource.” The review's final thoughts celebrate scholarly excellence and the potential of the digital:

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No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica Opening Symposium Revisited

Arzabal, Ortega, and Grigar

On March 11th, an interdisciplinary community gathered at Doe Library to celebrate the opening of No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica The exhibit, co-curated by DH Fellow Alex Saum-Pascual, Assistant Professor of Spanish, and Élika Ortega, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas, examines electronic literature’s roots in Spanish and Portuguese experimental fiction.

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Recap: A Visit from Brewster Kahle of the Internet Archive

Photo: Kahle and MacKie-Mason in conversation

Over the course of the last twenty years, research and cultural heritage institutions have engaged in a massive effort to digitize the world’s knowledge. Digital collections have expanded from the projects of individual scholars or libraries; materials are now linked together in increasingly large and complex digital repositories, such as the California Digital Library and the Digital Public Library of America.

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DH Fellows Lecture Series Begins March 18th

The Digital Humanities Fellows Lecture Series begins on Friday, March 18th. The DH Fellows Lecture Series brings together the campus DH community for the scholarly presentation and informal discussion of specific aspects of digital humanities practice. Each meeting a different Fellow presents their ongoing work before the conversation is opened to hands-on experimentation in addition to questions, and comments. Intended to further the critical understanding and practice of the digital humanities at Berkeley, these lectures are intended for both existing and prospective DH practitioners.

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