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Discussion Panel- Prospects for the Digital Humanities

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On March 13, a panel discussion was held in collaboration with EGSA (English Graduate Students Association). This event was organized to give graduate students in the humanities a glimpse of the potential prospects for the digital humanities in their academic

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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

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Tim Sherratt – Collections, Interfaces, Power and People

Posted in Events, Seminars, Talks

On Jan 10, Tim Sherratt (Canberra) started off our month of DH with a talk examining the White Australia policy and how digital technologies are revolutionizing how historians can access, interact with, and reconceive of this era in Australian history.

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Jan-Christoph Meister “The DH Paradox”

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Jan-Christoph Meister visited McGill November 3rd, 2011 and gave a talk entitled “The DH Paradox: A Modest Proposal Concerning the Relation Between Digital and Analogy Conceptualizations of Human Artefacts.” The audio for the talk is available below.

Susan Brown “The Orlando Project”

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Susan Brown (Alberta/ Guelph) of the Orlando Project (http://orlando.cambridge.org/) joined us today at the Defining Digital Humanities reading group to discuss the project, its inception, and on going work.  The informal discussion was wide-ranging involving how Orlando has grown over

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