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Work in Progress – Catherine Nygren – Text Mining British Travel Literature

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In 1710, Joseph Addison wrote that “There are no books which I more delight in than in Travels.” He was not alone in his preference, as during the eighteenth century, travel literature proliferated and was second only to the novel

Work in Progress – Felix Racine “GIS, Ancient Geography and Poetry” and Andrew Dial “Using the British Prize Papers and CartoDB to chart the French Atlantic”

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This week we’re hosting a double header focus on GIS and History. We have two shorter papers, with open ended discussion and questions that will focus on different uses of GIS for Historical research. Felix Racine – GIS, Ancient Geography

Digital Scholarship Workshop – GIS and Spatial Data for Humanities Research

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How can Humanities Researchers use geographic information and spatial data in their work? This is the spatial turn with a twist – using GIS Data to contextualize traditional Humanities scholarly interest has become increasingly important over the past decade. Can