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September 2014

Work in Progress – Summer Roundup: Houellebecq and Neatline, Digital Environmental Humanities & Early Modern Conversions

September 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
DH Seminar Room,
688 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QUEBEC H3A3R1 Canada
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Come join us for the first Work in Progress Meeting of 2014-15 academic year! As usual we’ll be meeting in rm 455, 688 Sherbrooke St West. We’ll have lightening talks from students, postdocs, and DH faculty about their summer work. Houellebecq and Neatline Stephanie Posthumus (LLC) Amy Goh Digital Environmental Humanities Veronica Poplawski Jonathan Armoza Early Modern Conversions Stephen Wittek (IPLAI)

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October 2014

Work in Progress – Grace Fong and Song Shi: Patterns of Selection and Distribution: Application of Digital Tools on Metadata in the Ming Qing Women’s Writings Database

October 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
DH Seminar Room,
688 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QUEBEC H3A3R1 Canada
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Our Work in Progress Series continues with Grace Fong and Song Shi (East Asian Studies) who will present ongoing development of the Ming-Qing Women’s Writing database, McGill’s premiere digital archive. “Patterns of Selection and Distribution: Application of Digital Tools on Metadata in the Ming Qing Women’s Writings Database”

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November 2014

Victoria Slonosky: Canada’s Climate History: Weather Observations from the St-Lawrence Valley, 1742-2010

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burnside 426,
805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Quebec H3A0B9 Canada
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In conjunctions with our colleagues in Geography, through the Geospectives Speaker Series, Victoria Slonosky will be at McGill to present her research on the St Lawrence. Systematic climatic and daily instrumental weather observations in Montreal and Québec City were kept from the mid-1700s until the end of the 19th century. These weather registers have been digitized by a crowd-source citizen science data rescue project. Daily temperature readings have been assessed for quality and regression models used to reconstruct minimum and…

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Work in Progress – Jason Hurley: Augmented reality with mobile technologies: Can it lead to learning and engagement with historical settings?

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
DH Seminar Room,
688 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QUEBEC H3A3R1 Canada
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Work in Progress continues with Jason Hurley (LEADS – Education) “Augmented reality with mobile technologies: Can it lead to learning and engagement with historical settings?”

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Text-Mining the Novel Workshop

November 20 - 21
DH Seminar Room,
688 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QUEBEC H3A3R1 Canada
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Text-Mining the Novel will host an in-project Workshop, Nov. 20-21 in the DH Space. For more information, please contact Andrew Piper or Alayne Moody.

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