What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up?
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.
When will it meet?
It will meet for approximately one hour during the day every few weeks throughout the Fall and Spring semester.
Who can attend?
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.
Have an idea for a future DH Meet Up? Let us know…
Fall 2018 schedule:
All meet ups are held in the NYU Abu Dhabi library, C2 329, unless noted below.
Wednesday, 19 September, 12-1pm Taylor Hixson (NYUAD Library, Geospatial Services), Workshop: “An Introduction to Story Maps”
Monday, 24 September, 1150-105pm David Wrisley (NYUAD, Digital Humanities), Workshop: “Web Hosting and Digital Identity”
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”
Tuesday, 4 December, 12-1pm –Taylor Hixson (NYUAD Library, Geospatial Services) “Archiving your Digital Spatial Objects in NYU’s Spatial Data Repository”
Spring 2018 schedule (forthcoming)
Topics for next term:
Social Networks and Entrepreneurship in the 19th century
Faculty Digital Archive and “green” repositories
Past DH Meet Ups :
Fall 2017 – Spring 2018