DH at Berkeley to host inaugural Summer Institute

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Digital Humanities at Berkeley, a partnership between he Dean of Arts and Humanities and Research IT, will be hosting its first Summer Institute on August 17 - 21. Registered participants will join one of four week-long intensive workshops in DH methods:

  • Computational Text Analysis
  • Data Workflows and Network Analysis
  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Database Development Using Drupal

Research IT staff members will also be contributing to Summer Institute instruction. DH Coordinator Quinn Dombrowski will be lead instruction for “Database Development Using Drupal”, and DH Assistant Camille Villa will support “Data Workflows and Network Analysis”.

The DH at Berkeley Summer Institute will also feature a variety of on- and off-campus speakers. Professors from the School of Information will cover topics such as stewardship of born-digital materials and natural language processing for “long tail” use cases in the humanities. A variety of speakers will discuss critical approaches in the digital humanities, highlighting the history of diversity in DH, documentation, and studying user-generated “fan” data.  Partners from Educational Technology Services (ETS) and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will join the Summer Institute to address the topic of DH Pedagogy and offer consulting to instructors.  All speaker events are open to the public.

RSVP and view event details here.

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