Associate Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi

DH Workshops

Digital Humanities Community Meetups

R Meetup Beirut (Fall 2015)

Faculty Learning Community in Digital Humanities (Spring 2016)  I co-facilitated along with Rayane Fayed a faculty learning community in Digital Humanities at the American University of Beirut.  The project we are working on involves creating a sound map of the city of Beirut.

NYU Abu Dhabi Digital Humanities Meetups (2016-2017)


Digital Humanities Major Institutes/Conferences

Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut (March 2015, March 2017)

Digital Humanities Abu Dhabi (April 2017) عربي


Digital Humanities Workshops, led or co-led

IEEE DataVis “2nd Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities,” (Organizing Committee member), Phoenix, AZ, 2 October 2017. site

Humanities Data in Mapping Environments workshop (36 hours), European Summer University in Digital Humanities, Leipzig, Germany, 18-28 July 2017. site.

Toolkit or Toychest?: The Digital in the Classroom, American University of Paris, 17 March 2017.  Post.

Digital Mapping, Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut (5 hours, 11 March 2017). Materials.

Exploring Cold War Maps of the UAE, GIS Day 2016, NYU Abu Dhabi, November 2016. Post

IEEE DataVis “Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities,” (Organizing Committee member), 24 October 2016  Baltimore, MD.

Co-Created Cultural Gazetteers for Digital Spatial Research: Models, Desiderata, Implications at “Creating Spatial Historical Knowledge,“ German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, 20-22 October 2016.  Doc

Spatial Humanities for Beginners, workshop at 3er Encuentro de Humanistas Digitales, Colegio de México, Mexico City, 12-14 September 2016. Doc

From Text to Map: Modeling Historical Humanities Data in Mapping Environments, (with Maxim Romanov) European Summer University in Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig, 19-29 July 2016. Site

Locative Devices and Web Mapping in the Humanities, community share at AMICAL annual conference “Libraries and Digital Initiatives,” American University of Rome, Rome, Italy, 12-14 May 2016.  Poster.

How Did You Make that (Digital) Literary Geography? Digital Humanities Brownbag, American University of Beirut, 24 November 2015. Post

Exploring Space-Time Representation in the Digital Humanities, keynote workshop at American University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, 30 September 2015.  Post

Representing Space and Time in Digital Environments, workshop at Dartmouth College Leslie Center for the Humanities, Hanover, New Hampshire, 4 May 2015.

Exploring Peer Review in the GeoHumanities, pre-conference workshop at DH2015 Sydney, July 2015. Abstract

Topics in Digital Mapping, four-part workshop (with Heather Hill and Toby Hrynick) Fordham University Graduate Student Digital Humanities Group, New York, Spring 2015. Reports from Parts Two, Three, Four.

Gephi workshop with examples for Medievalists – Fordham Center for Medieval Studies, New York, December 2014. pdf