"Digital Humanities and Visual Resources: The Material and Digital Lives of Eastern European and Russian Artifacts," workshop and lecture series from Sept. 3-6

Posted: Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 3:20pm

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Digital Humanities and Visual Resources: The Material and Digital Lives of Eastern European and Russian Artifacts 

Princeton University, September 3-6, 2019

This four-day workshop will explore digital humanities theories and tools for Slavic Studies scholars working with visual resources. Hands-on instructional sessions will cover structured metadata design, platforms, and tools for digital exhibits (OmekaS, Wax, Tropy, IIIF), and computer vision, and will be led by Quinn Dombrowski from Stanford University and Andy Janco from Haverford College.  

Workshop keynote lectures will be:

  • “Speaking Figuratively: What Does Text Have To Do With Image?” by Glen Worthey, Digital Humanities Librarian in the Stanford University Libraries 
on Tuesday Sept. 3, 4:30pm, Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, 399
  • “Thinking Infrastructurally: What's In It for Humanities Scholars?” by Toma Tasovac,  Director of DARIAH-EU and Director of the Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities on Thursday Sept. 5, 4:30pm, Wallace Hall, 300

This workshop is co-organized by digital humanists at Princeton, the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Stanford University and Haverford College. 

For the full schedule and more information, see the Slavic Digital Humanities Working Group website.

Keynote lectures are free and open to the public. Workshop participation requires registration. Please contact Natalia Ermolaev (nataliae@princeton.edu) with questions or to register.