Music 158: Sound, Gesture, and Computing with the Center for New Music and Audio Technology

Researchers and instructors at the Center for New Music and Audio Technology (CNMAT) are expanding their undergraduate course offerings in computer music, building upon decades of interdisciplinary research, performance, tool development, and teaching. DH Fellow Edmund Campion, Professor of Composition in the Music Department and Co-Director of CNMAT, and other instructors at CNMAT have designed curriculum around computer music and digital sound.

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DH Fellows Rochelle Terman and Laura Stoker Develop New Computational Tools and Techniques Course

Cory Merill presenting

In Fall 2015, DH Fellows Rochelle Terman, PhD Candidate in Political Science, and Laura Stoker, Associate Professor in Political Science, introduced a new interdisciplinary course, “Political Science 239T: Introduction to Computational Tools and Techniques for Social Research,” with support from a Digital Humanities at Berkeley new course component grant.

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Spring 2016 DH Projects Seeking Undergraduate Research Apprentices

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) brings together undergraduate students, faculty, visiting scholars, curators, and graduate students to pursue research for the semester. Below, we have selected several URAP projects where students will engage with digital humanities tools, methods, and critical perspectives. Apprentices have curated exhibits, built databases, traveled to archives abroad, learned web design, and later conducted their own research in the digital humanities.

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DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig and Team Launch Revamped

Brueghel team Christmas party group picture

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, 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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