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Upcoming Fall 2022 Events

Join us for some exciting workshops and events this fall! Fall Into Research Workshop Series Join the Digi team as we present on digital tools and resources in R and the Command Line! Additional workshops on UGA Library resources are available throughout the week of 12-16 September.   DH Exchange: Sept...

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DH Exchange

Join us to learn more about collaboration opportunities and work in Digital Humanities and Scholarship at UGA. This event is free and open to all! Dr. Katie Ireland, DigiLab Outreach Coordinator, will speak to us about the DigiLab at the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts...

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We are hiring!

We are looking for an hourly student worker this summer. If interested, please apply by emailing your resume and a paragraph (in the text of the email) describing your interest in the position to digi at uga dot edu. Applications due by 4/30/22. Details below! The...

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DigiLab Colloquium Talk – Maureen Flint

Dr. Maureen Flint, an Assistant Professor in UGA's Qualitative Research Program, will speak to us about audio recording methods. Her work is interdisciplinary and includes studies on LGBTQ+ issues, college students and higher education, post-human theories, and research ethics. Join us on April 27, 1-2...

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DigiLab Colloquium Talk – Monica Berg

Undergraduate certificate student Monica Berg will present the culmination of her research on tourism in Yellowstone National Park during the 19th-century. Her work combined historical research with Digital Humanities mapping presentation. ...

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Digital Presence for Academics Workshop

Join us as we discuss easy ways for academics to build a digital presence. We will cover why ORCiD is essential for any publishing authors; and how profiles on Google Scholar and researchgate.net can be helpful for circulating research and networking with other academics. In...

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Excel & LaTeX Workshops

We will be partnering with UGA Libraries' Spring into Research series to offer workshops on Excel and formatting in LaTeX. Tuesday, March 22, 2022 11:00a - 12:00p - Using Formulas in Excel. Join our workshop to learn how to use some of the most useful Excel formulas for interpreting...

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Digital Map Making in QGIS

February 2, 2022, 3:30-4:30 Create a Simple Map with Latitude/Longitude Data Need to create a map of locations for your poster, paper, or project and all you have are latitude and longitude for each point? This workshop will help you to create a simple map with a...

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Women in Coding

The DigiLab co-sponsored a thoughtful panel discussion with R Ladies of Athens and UGA's girls.code() on 1/26/22. Kora Burton, of the Honors College, facilitated the talk. Panelists found common ground discussing the experiences of women in computational coding. Many emphasized the importance of building community...

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Teaching Transatlanticism Website

  Barbara McCaskill Professor of English, University of Georgia Linda K. Hughes Addie Levy Professor of Literature, Texas Christian University Sarah Ruffing Robbins Lorraine Sherley Professor of Literature, Texas Christian University Sofia Prado Huggins Ph.D. Candidate in Literature, Texas Christian University March 26, 2021 In our latest Digi Colloquium, Dr....

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Digital Archive of Texas English Speech

  Lars Hinrichs Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin Axel Bohmann Assistant Professor of English, University of Freiburg In our latest Digi Colloquium, guest speakers Lars Hinrichs and Axel Bohmann presented "The Promise of Nine Decades' Worth of Interviews: Building the Digital Archive of Texas...

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Mapping Phonetic Difference in the American South

    As the culmination of her time at UGA, Leah Dudley is graduating this semester with a BA in Linguistics and a certificate in Digital Humanities. Her CURO project focuses on analyzing a corpus of southern speech for her work in “Mapping Phonetic Variation in the American...

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Georgia Prisoners in Black and White

Barry Godfrey Professor of Social Justice, Liverpool University Recent analysis of Georgia Penitentiary records by Steven Soper and Barry Godfrey show that there was a significant rise in the number of formerly enslaved people who were imprisoned following the end of the Civil War. In Georgia...

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LaTeX Dissertation Template

The DigiLab is pleased to announce the creation of a dissertation template for LaTeX. In addition to the Graduate School's template for Word, the LaTeX template gives users another method for writing, editing, and compiling their dissertation. The template, authorized for use by the Grad School,...

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Uncovering newspaper history with Chronicling America

Photo by Walter Lee Olivares de la Cruz on Unsplash Deborah Thomas, Program Manager for the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) at the Library of Congress visited the Digital Library of Georgia and joined our Colloquium series to discuss Chronicling America, an online newspaper collection available...

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Next Level Data Visualization

We are surrounded by data everyday and we are becoming more adept at interpreting visualizations of this data. From graphs, to charts, to maps, to infographics, we are expected to quickly read and understand data as it is presented in articles and in the...

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Public History and Digital Storytelling

Jim McGrath, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Public Humanities at Brown University, gave a talk in our Colloquium series about his work in using public history and pop culture in the classroom. His talk, "Black Mirrors and Melting Wizards: Digital Storytelling Tools and Techniques,"discussed the...

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GIS Day 2018

GIS Day at UGA is fast approaching! As part of the celebration, any student, undergraduate or graduate, can submit a map to our annual GIS Day Map Contest. First prize in the undergraduate and graduate captions is $100. All maps will be featured at GIS Day...

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Halloween Frankenreads Event

                                                                The Frankenreads event was a huge success. With popcorn, pizza, candy, crafts, movies, a book reading,...

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DH Summer Scholars present their work

[caption id="attachment_6938" align="aligncenter" width="540"] DH Summer Scholars Katie Curry, Jordan Miceli, Maggie Dryden, Bradley Comacho, Nellie Brunson, Trevor Talmadge[/caption]   Digi’s Digital Humanities Summer Scholars, Katie Curry, Maggie Dryden, Bradley Camacho, Annelle Brunson, Trevor Talmadge, and Jordan Miceli, presented their summer’s work demonstrating the application of digital...

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Brady Moore: first to graduate with a DH certificate

  Brady Moore finished his time at UGA with a BA in History and the first ever Certificate in Digital Humanities. Though History is already a rigorous discipline Brady chose to take on the additional certificate because he sees "DH as an upcoming discipline that will intertwine the...

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DIGI Workshops: Using and manipulating data in R Studio

[caption id="attachment_6814" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joey Stanley leading an Intro to R workshop[/caption] Linguistics PhD Candidate, Joey Stanley, is offering a series of workshops on the programming language R this semester. The workshop series will offer tutorials on R Studio, the open source software for use with...

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Four at UGA awarded NEH grants for 2017

  Congratulations to the four UGA recipients of August 2017 grant awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Sheila McAlister, director, Digital Library of Georgia, UGA Libraries (project director) Georgia Digital Newspaper Project, Phase One Project Description: Digitization of 100,000 pages of Georgia newspapers published prior to...

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THATCamp Shakespeare

by Maria Chappell, English PhD candidate and UGA HASTAC scholar On Wednesday, April 5, the UGA's Willson Center Digital Humanities Lab and the Folger Shakespeare Library hosted the THATCamp Shakespeare "unconference." THATCamps (The Humanities And Technology Camps) are informal conferences whose agendas and content sessions are...

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Be a Data Magician – An Excel Workshop for Humanists

[caption id="attachment_6718" align="alignleft" width="300"] A full house at the DigiLab's Excel workshop[/caption] In our series of data tutorials, Joey Stanley, Linguistics Ph.D student, has put together a comprehensive Excel workshop for humanists. This workshop was well attended by a diverse cross-section of the campus community including...

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Georgia Digital Humanities Summit meeting

[caption id="attachment_6674" align="alignleft" width="300"] Brennan Collins of GSU demonstrates the ATL Maps project[/caption] The first Georgia Digital Humanities Summit took place on December 9, at Georgia State’s CURVE data visualization lab. The summit, sponsored by the University of Georgia with support from a Mellon Foundation New...

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