DHWG Meeting Agenda for September 2012


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DHWG Meeting Agenda for September 2012
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Digital Humanities Working Group Announcements and Agendas
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Acord, Sophia K.
Taylor, Laurie N.
George A. Smathers Libraries
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Gainesville, FL
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University of Florida
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Wednesday, 5 September 2012 Pugh Hall, 210 Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) Meeting DHWG Conveners Sophia K. Acord, Associate Director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, skacord@ufl.edu Laurie Taylor, Digital Humanities Librarian, UF Libraries, laurien@ufl.edu Summary To give a broad introduction to the kinds of scholarly activity included To begin a discussion to occur throughout Fall 2012, of archival curation as a scholarly activity, involving collaborations between academic researchers, information scientists, and IT experts. Agenda Welcome a nd Introductions Sign Up Sheet and Digital Humanities L@lists.ufl.edu listserv Upcoming Digital Humanities events (see over) UF Resources/Websites for the Digital Humanities o Humanities Center: http://www.humanities.ufl.edu/digitalhum.html o Lib Guide : http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/digitalhumanities Teaching resources and syllabi : http://ufdc.ufl.edu/digitalhumanities Discussion on reading by John Unsworth ( Humanities Researchers Have in Common, and ( http://people.lis.illinois .edu/~unsworth//Kings.5 00/primitives.html ) Discussion questions: o What new research opportunities are made available in the age of computing and digital texts in your discipline? o Are these extensions of core questions and themes in the humanities disciplines, or do they break with established traditions? o What limitations do you see in the available tools to complete important humanities research tasks? Other thoughts?


Upcoming Events in the Digital Humanities 13 September 2012 6:00 pm Smathers (Library East) 1A, reception follows Rehumanizing the University Series Biopolitics of the Posthumanities Cary Wolf e (Rice University) 10 October 2012 12:00 1:30 pm Pugh Hall 210 Digital Humanities Working Group Digital Scholarly Ed itions as Curated Archives 7 November 2012 12:00 1:30 pm Pugh Hall 210 Digital Humanities Working Group Locating the Real in the Virtual 12 December 2012 12:00 1:30 pm Pugh Hall 210 Digital Humanities Working Group Archival Work as Collaborative Activity: The Future of Humanities Curation 16 17 February, 2013 University of Central Florida, Orlando THATcamp Florida (The Humanities And Technology camp) 8 10 March, 2013 THATcamp Southeast (The Humanities And Technology camp) 25 April 2013 Smathers (Library East) 1A 2nd Annual UF Digital Humanities Day