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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NYU Abu Dhabi Digital Humanities Meetups 2016-17

What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up?   It is an informal get together for anyone 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.   When will it meet?   It will meet during the […]

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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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Linguistic Landscapes at Scale

Linguistic Landscapes at Scale: Affordances and Limitations of a Mobile Data Collection Approach David Joseph Wrisley Abstract – 2016 LAUD Conference Institut für Fremdsprachliche Philologien, Fach Anglistik Universität Koblenz-Landau April 2016 A pilot study of the linguistic landscape of Beirut began in the Fall of 2015. The data has been collected by mobile crowdsourcing: a […]

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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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