STARS. On Wednesday, April 13, the DHI will be included in the Institute and Center Forum (12:00-1:30), as part of the Scholars Transforming Academic Research Symposium (STARS) sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Interim chair Clayton McCarl will provide a brief description of the DHI and our activities, and will participate along with the leaders of other centers and institutes in a question and answer session.
SOARS. On Friday, April 15, Cameron Adelsperger will discuss his work with coloniaLab, a DHI affiliate project, at the Showcase of Osprey Advancements in Research & Scholarship (SOARS) sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research. Cameron is an English/Spanish double major and is a student representative to the DHI Advisory Committee.
Voces y caras. On Tuesday, April 19, students in Communication and Communities for Speakers of Spanish, an advanced course for native and heritage speakers, will present the interviews they have conducted this semester as part of Voces y caras: Hispanic Communities of Jacksonville, an affiliate project of the DHI. This event will take place 1:45-3:00 in the Special Collections Reading Room on the first floor of the Library.
Introduction to TEI-XML/Introduction to Story Maps. Please remember that faculty-led workshops on TEI-XML and Story Maps will offered on Wednesday, April 20 (reading day). Although these sessions are intended primarily for faculty and staff, students involved with the DHI and its affiliate projects are welcome. Please register now as space is limited (click here for Introduction to TEI-XML, click here for Introduction to Story Maps).
THATCamp. THATCamp Gainesville 2016, a Digital Humanities “unconference,” takes place on Saturday, April 23. The event begins at 8:30 and ends at around 5:15. Although the schedule for THATCamp is developed collaboratively the morning of the event, the organizers have generously reserved a session for those of us traveling from UNF. From 2:15 to 3:15, Laura Heffernan (English), Anne Pfister (Anthropology), Clayton McCarl (Spanish) and a group of seven of their students/alumni will discuss their work on a variety of recent and ongoing digital projects. For more information and to register, see http://gainesville2016.thatcamp.org. If you plan on taking any of your own students, please contact Clayton McCarl in advance for guidance regarding liability waivers and transportation matters.
DIG3990 Introduction to Electronic Textual Editing: Editing the Eartha M. M. White Archives. This experimental course, supported by the DHI, will be offered in Summer A. Participants will use TEI-XML to develop an online archive of the personal papers of Eartha M.M. White, held in Special Collections at UNF. Please encourage your students to register.