It is an informal get together featuring a wide array of topics for those interested in, or just curious about, the digital humanities. It is co-sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship and the Division of the Arts and Humanities.
It will meet for approximately one hour during the day every few weeks throughout the Fall and Spring semester.
Anyone in the NYU Abu Dhabi community or beyond. The meet up is designed to be a learning experience for all. No particular technical knowledge is required. No RSVP required.
All meet ups are held in the NYU Abu Dhabi library, C2 329, unless noted below.
Thursday, 4 October, 2-3pm – Abdullah Heyari, (NYUAD, Center for Cybersecurity), Workshop: “LaTeX for complete beginners”
Monday, 8 October, 1150-105pm – Kaki King (Musician), “Data Not Found” Different Location C3 116, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center
Sunday, 4 November, 12-1pm – Jeremy Farrell (Emory, Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies) – Research presentation and hands on: “Network Approaches to Historical Religious Movements: Early Sufism (9th-10th c. CE) as a Case Study”
Tuesday, 20 November, 12-1pm – David Wrisley (NYUAD, Digital Humanities) Presentation and hands on: “WikiMedia and the UAE : On Freedom of Panorama, de minimis, and Visual Data in the Creative Commons”
Topics for next term:
Social Networks and Entrepreneurship in the 19th century
Faculty Digital Archive and “green” repositories