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Apr
19
Thu
Tool Time: Voyant Tools @ Digital Scholarship Lab, Main Library
Apr 19 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Tool Time: Voyant Tools @ Digital Scholarship Lab, Main Library | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

This is a time to get a quick demo of a digital scholarship tool; today’s tool is Voyant (http://voyant-tools.org/), for textual analysis and visualization. Come get a walk-through of what this tool is useful for.

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Sep
6
Thu
Getting Started with Digital Humanities @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Sep 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Getting Started with Digital Humanities @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

This introductory workshop provides Digital Humanities beginners with an overview of Digital Humanities values, project examples, and a chance to try some beginner tools and techniques. Presented by Devin Higgins, Megan Kudzia, Kristen Mapes, and Brandon Locke.

Sep
25
Tue
Tool Time: Chronicling America @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tool Time: Chronicling America @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

The Library of Congress’s Chronicling America project has digitized and published 13.5 million pages of US newspapers from 1789 to 1963. Many people use their interface to search and browse images of the pages, but did you know that you can download the text from those pages in just a few steps using their API? This Tool Time session will show you how you can turn your Chronicling America search results into a folder full of text files in just a few minutes. Led by Brandon Locke.

Oct
5
Fri
Playing and Breaking Games @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Oct 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Playing and Breaking Games @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

At this workshop, we will carry out rubric-guided test playing with a set of browser-based games. This will, in turn, help us gain an experiential understanding of game design, which we will then discuss through the lens of game theory and game development. Led by Catherine Ryu.

Oct
23
Tue
Tool Time: TAGS – Twitter Archiving @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tool Time: TAGS - Twitter Archiving @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Stop by for a short workshop that will introduce you to a simple tool that you can get started using during the workshop. This Tool Time’s focus is on TAGS: The Twitter Archiving google Sheet. Using Google Sheets and a Twitter account, you can start archiving lists of users, hashtags, and search terms. This tool can help facilitate faculty research as well as undergraduate class projects. Led by Kristen Mapes.

Oct
25
Thu
Renée Mussai Visiting Scholar Lecture @ 107 South Kedzie
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Renée Mussai Visiting Scholar Lecture @ 107 South Kedzie | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

RENEE MUSSAI / OCTOBER 25 / 107 S KEDZIE / 6PM

London-based curator, writer, and art historian, Renée Mussai is Curator and head of Archive at Autograph ABP, an arts charity that works internationally in photography and film, addressing themes of cultural identity, race, representation and human rights.

 

Nov
7
Wed
Regular Expressions for Digital Humanities @ REAL Classroom, 3 West Instruction Room (Main Library)
Nov 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Expressions for Digital Humanities @ REAL Classroom, 3 West Instruction Room (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

This workshop explores Regular Expressions, a programming tool for batch editing text and code. Participants will get an overview and an opportunity to experiment with Regular Expressions techniques. Led by Megan Kudzia and Tianyi Kou.

Nov
13
Tue
Tool Time: Snappy Summaries @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library)
Nov 13 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tool Time: Snappy Summaries @ Digital Scholarship Lab (Main Library) | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

This is a time to get a quick demo of a digital scholarship tool; today we’re turning Tool Time over to the group for a rapid fire roundup of tools. Facilitated by Megan Kudzia.

Jan
15
Tue
Faculty + Student Workshop: On Environment @ 126A Kresge Art Center
Jan 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Faculty + Student Workshop: On Environment @ 126A Kresge Art Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Grab some coffee and cake and join the discussion as we hear from faculty in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design and a special guest in our new series of Faculty and Student Workshops. Each workshop features a different theme, inviting the audience to peek behind the scenes into the research practice of our faculty. The second slice, titled On Environment, looks at how artists, designers, and scholars research the challenges that human society poses to environment.

In this workshop we will hear from Edgar Cardenas, Zach Kaiser Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Experience Architecture, Kelly Salchow MacArthur Associate Professor of Graphic Design, and Lily Woodruff Associate Professor of Art History, and Visual Culture.

Special guest Edgar Cardenas is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow for the MSU Center for Interdisciplinarity (C4I), he holds a Ph.D. in Sustainability from Arizona State University and conducts research at the art-science interface. He recently completed an Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan with the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities where he focused on approaches for fostering productive artist-scientist collaborations. As a social scientist, he focuses on social creativity and small group dynamics, exploring which processes and mechanisms support creative collaborations. As an interdisciplinary artist, he investigates the ecological, cultural, and technological subtleties of human/environment relationships. He also is a member of the indigenous artist collective, Radio Healer. As a member of the C4I community, he will be leading research on various ways in which art can inform and enhance interdisciplinary research across campus.

For more information about the research backgrounds of AAHD Faculty, please click here.

Feb
25
Mon
Faculty + Student Workshop: On Place @ 126A Kresge Art Center
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Faculty + Student Workshop: On Place @ 126A Kresge Art Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Grab some coffee and cake and join the discussion as we hear from faculty in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design with our series of Faculty and Student Workshops. Each workshop features a different theme, inviting the audience to peek behind the scenes of the research practice of our faculty. The third slice, titled On Place, will introduce artists, designers, and scholars whose research addresses the diverse ways we make communities.

In this workshop we will hear from Qais Assali Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies, Laura Cloud, Associate Professor of Studio Art, Jon Frey Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, and  Therèsa Winge, Associate Professor of Apparel & Textile Design.

Qais Assali, Visiting Assistant Professor and Artist-in-Residence, Department of Art, Art History, and Design, is a visual artist and educator. His work has been internationally exhibited including at Jeune création, Paris (2016); Tiradentes, Brazil (2016); The Overlook Place, Chicago (2018); and solo exhibitions at Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2015) and Khan Al Wakala, Nablus (2016). He has worked as a Lecturer, Research and Teaching Assistant, and Graphic Designer at a number of academic institutions in Palestine. He holds two master’s degrees – an M.F.A. from Bard College and an M.A. in Art Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

For more information about the research backgrounds of AAHD Faculty, please click here.