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April 2022

Graduate DH Career Paths Panel

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us Thursday, April 21 at 6:00pm to hear from DH Alumni! In this 1-hour panel, alumni will discuss their experiences in the program, how they identified their career path, landed current positions, as well as tips and advice for those currently in or contemplating the program.

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Critical Conversations: Social Media

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Carnesale Commons Hermosa, 251 Charles E Young Drive West
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Join Frances Haugan and Jeff Orlowski-Yang to discuss today's most pressing questions about social media platforms, design, data, analytics, and ethics. Register to attend this event in person! https://tinyurl.com/SocialMediaConvo22

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DH Minor Career Paths Panel

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Format TBD: Hybrid (in person in 236 Royce + Zoom option) or Zoom only, Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map

Back by popular demand, the Career Paths Panel returns! Join us Thursday, April 14 at 6:00pm to hear from DH Alumni. In this 1-hour panel, alumni will discuss their experiences in the program, how they identified their career path, landed current positions, tips and advice for those currently in or contemplating the program. Whether this event will be hybrid with an in-person option remains TBD, but you will be able to join via Zoom in either case.

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July 2021

Introduction to the Linux Shell: Using the Command Line

July 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom,

The most widely used way to interact with computers is through a graphical user interface, for example, the desktop interface of Microsoft Windows or Mac OS.  However, you can also use a text interface to interact with your computer (or with a computing system like Hoffman2).  This can variously be referred to as the command line, terminal, shell, console, or prompt, and while it may appear complex at first sight, it offers a lot of power and flexibility for telling…

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December 2020

TALK: Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19

December 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A lecture by Professor Kim Gallon (Purdue University) Registration Required (click here) Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:00pm-5:00pm (PST) Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of many articles and essays as well as the book, Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press (University of Illinois Press, 2020). She currently serves as the inaugural editor…

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December 2019

TARC: Recovering Women’s Stories in Ottoman Algeria Through Text Mining & Network Analysis

December 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scholarly Innovation Lab, Charles E. Young Research Library + Google Map

This talk will describe how “Early Modern Women in Ottoman-Algeria” employs user-friendly tools, including Recogito, Gephi, and Tableau to recover the experience of marginalized peoples through text mining and network analysis. 

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November 2019

Grad Student Workshop: Crafting Your Digital Identity: What you Should Know

November 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rolfe 2118, UCLA
Los Angeles, United States
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This workshop will discuss the role of one’s digital identity in professional development and the job search. The workshop will address the benefits to crafting a digital identity and the means by which to do so. It will answer questions such as: Do I need a website, and if so, what should go on my website? Participants will be provided with tips on what to avoid and helpful hints for successfully representing themselves online. All levels are welcome.

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EPIC + HumTech Faculty Innovation Lunch: Matthew Fisher on the Annotation Tool

November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rolfe 2118, UCLA
Los Angeles, United States
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his will explore how to use annotation for students to practice critical response, peer feedback, translation, and creative practice. Attendees will be able to play with the UC Annotate digital annotation tool during the luncheon.

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Text Analysis Research Cluster (TARC): Discussion of Andrew Piper, Enumerations: Data & Literary Study (2018)

November 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scholarly Innovation Lab, Charles E. Young Research Library + Google Map

In this meeting, we will discuss Andrew Piper's Enumerations, with a particular focus on Chapter 5. This book presents Piper's arguments about several methods for distant reading. Chapter 5 in particular looks at distant reading of characterization and character relationships. Also, during this session, we will do some planning for the rest of the year on other research we'd like to look at.

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June 2019

Apply – Fall ’19 DH GSRs

June 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Digital Humanities Program is looking for a 23% GSR (9 hours per week) to assist with Digital Humanities research projects and supporting the program through database development, data visualization, and some light administrative responsibilities. This person will work under direction and mentorship of the Vice Chair of the Digital Humanities program, who is responsible for monitoring hours worked and identifying potential professional development opportunities.   Desired Knowledge and Skills: Familiarity with text mining and analysis  Functional knowledge of data visualization techniques and…

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