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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

Navigating the Digital Humanities: An Evening with the Experts

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Presented on 8 November 2012 by the  ABQLA (Association des bibliothécaires du Québec/Québec Library Association) College and Research Libraries division and the Digital Humanities at McGill, the “evening with the experts” was held at McGill’s Islamic Studies library and featured

Podcast: Public Digital Humanities

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The podcast of our panel discussion April 30, 2012 “Public Digital Humanities”, sponsored by McGill Digital Humanities and McGill’s Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas ( is now available at, or via iTunes

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

Public Digital Humanities

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“What are the opportunities and challenges that exist for the Digital Humanities to reach a broader public and to confirm the relevance of the humanities in today’s society?” The roundtable “Public Digital Humanities” held on April 30, 2012, at McGill