Workshops in Digital Humanities

These free workshops will be offered Saturday mornings, 10:30–12:00. They will be led by staff from the Humanities Digital
Workshop and Olin Library. Each topic will be independent of the others. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop.. The workshops are aimed especially at humanities graduate students. All are welcome; space is limited. The workshops will meet in the ARC on Level A of Olin Library. View the flyer (PDF).

Under the Hood: The Command Line for the Digital Humanist
Beneath your computer’s user interface is a tool that humanities
scholars should learn to use
September 21

Processing: A Visually Playful Introduction to Programming
First steps in programming, so that you can decide whether it’s worth it
to put in more hours in pursuit of greater proficiency
September 28

Databases for People Who Study Novels, Organizations, & Shards
A sense of the choices involved in data modeling can be useful to any
scholarship that concerns itself with aggregates.

October 5 (Part I)
October 12 (Part II)

Some Things to Know About the Web Before You Make a Website
DNS, IP addresses, URLs, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, APIs, and how to get

November 16 (Part I)
November 23 (Part II)

Geospatial Technologies for the Humanities and Social Sciences
An introduction to mapping tools: like the programming workshop, this
will help you decide whether to dig in further.

January 25 (Part I)
February 1 (Part II)

Beyond Your Word Processor: Text Technologies for Humanities

For some forms of inquiry, you need to circumvent your word processor.
February 22 (Part I)
March 1 (Part II)

The workshops are aimed especially at humanities graduate students; all are welcome,
but space is limited. To register, email Doug Knox in the Humanities Digital
Workshop, Questions? Email or call (314­)935­-3247.