Digital Classicist seminar
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:37:20 +0000
For our final seminar of this series we have four students from King’s and UCL presenting their current research (including one from the current UCLDH cohort). Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014 Friday August 15th in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU Wilma Stefani (Masters, King’s College London) ‘Online […]Read more...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:37:03 +0000
Details of this week’s Digital Classicist seminar: Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014 Sebastian Rahtz (Oxford) & Gabriel Bodard (King’s College London) Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies: Data and Relations in Greco-Roman Names (SNAP:DRGN) Friday August 1st in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU SNAP:DRGN (snapdrgn.net) is an AHRC-funded […]Read more...
"The Gates of Hell: History and Definition of Digital | Humanities | Computing", a DH Month talk
Publication date: Mar 27, 2013 5:06:11 PM
Start: Apr 16, 2013 5:30:00 PM
Location: G31, Foster Court
Edward Vanhoutte, Centre for Scholarly Editing and Document Studies, Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature
The origins of the Digital Humanities dating back to the late 1940's are quite well known, or so it seems. In The Gates of Hell, Edward Vanhoutte recounts the story of the use of computational techniques through history and frames its early history within the context of failure from the part of war technology. He will show how the use of the computer for electronic text analysis developed into Humanities Computing and how the schism with Computational Linguistics occurred. He will argue that these historical insights are important for our current thinking about where the Digital Humanities come from, what they are, and where they should head to. Vanhoutte will use Auguste Rodin's sculpture La porte de l'Enfer or The Gates of Hell as a metaphor throughout the lecture.
All welcome, a drinks reception will be held after the talk. Please register as places are limited.
Part of UCL's Digital Humanities Month.
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