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There are laptops in my archive!

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After attending “Track Changes”, the 2013 McGill Digital Humanities Lecture delivered by Matthew Kirschenbaum of MITH (The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities), I sat down to write my usual event coverage post for the DH Blog. Instead, I

A Call to Arms for the Humanities: Dr. Gregory Crane Speaks to McGill Scholars and Students

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What is the future of humanities in the digital age? This and other questions formed the basis of a lecture given Dr. Gregory Crane, recently elected Humbolt Professor of Digital Humanities at Leipzig University and professor of Classics at Tufts

Mapping Canadian Cinematographic Territories: Sébastien Caquard

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In a lecture jointly sponsored by the Digital Humanities, IPLAI and the Geography Department’s “Geospectives” series; Dr.  Sébastien Caquard of Concordia University presented his current SSHRC funded project “Mapping Canadian Cinematographic Territories” on 2 November, 2012. Dr. Caquard’s work considers

Big Data: Text Mining in the Digital Humanities

Posted in Conferences, Lectures, Talks

McGill University played host to a symposium and workshop on literary text mining May 10th and 11th, 2012. The event, organized by Stéfan Sinclair and Matthew Milner, welcomed a diverse group of recognized scholars including Tanya Clement (University of Texas

President of SSHRC gives 2012 McGill Digital Humanites Lecture

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Dr. Chad Gaffield, historian and president of SSHRC, visited McGill this week to give the 2012 McGill Digital Humanities Lecture.  Dr. Gaffield’s work on the Canadian Century Research Infrastructure project and his digital scholarship earned him the inaugural Zampolli Prize