Associate Professor, American University of Beirut

Mapping for the Digital Humanities DHIB 2017

Mapping for the Digital Humanities Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut in March 2017 (5 hours). @DJWrisley Description: This is a five-hour course that introduces basic elements of modeling spatial data for the humanities, data creation with gazetteers and making simple interactive maps with a symbology appropriate to the data. Outcomes:  Participants who complete this workshop […]

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MAA 2016 Toponymic Strata in a Large Corpus of Medieval French

David Joseph Wrisley @DJWrisley “Place in Corpora” panel Medieval Academy of America Boston, 26 February 2016 Computational models are “however finely perfected, they are temporary states in a process of coming to know, rather than fixed structures of knowledge.” (McCarty, 26)                   Visualization 1:  Peripleo.  A geographic […]

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Call – Faculty Learning Committee “Digital Humanities at AUB”

  AMERICAN UNIVERISTY OF BEIRUT Center for Teaching and Learning NEW Faculty Learning Community (FLC) Dear Colleagues, The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) would like to announce a new Faculty Learning Community (FLC) entitled DIGITAL HUMANITIES AT AUB. Registration is now open for motivated faculty members, graduate students and professional staff (librarians & IT). […]

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Beirut publishes… / وبيروت تطبع

Beirut publishes… / وبيروت تطبع : Digital Spatio-Temporal Narratives of the Lebanese Publishing Industry (1920-present) David Joseph Wrisley American University of Beirut Abstract : Books in Motion Conference (Beirut, May 2016) Initial project site: http://litmap.djwrisley.com/?page_id=2 As the old adage goes, “Cairo writes, Beirut publishes, Baghdad reads.” This paper grows out of a project-based research spatial […]

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CFP Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut 2016

Call for Papers/Proposals for Mini-courses DHI-B 2016 Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut Beirut, Lebanon 18-22 January 2016 Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at a half-day colloquium and for 2-hour/4-hour mini-courses.  Both the half-day colloquium and the mini-courses will take place during the 2nd Digital Humanities Institute Beirut at the American University of Beirut […]

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