DHCS 2013 Program

Thursday, 5 December 2013

(all events are in McGowan South Rm. 108, unless otherwise specified.)

Introductory Remarks and Welcome (1:00-1:05 pm)
Paul B. Jaskot (DePaul University)

Session 1 (1:05-2:35 pm): Rethinking the author and the narrative in the digital age
Chair:  Mark Olsen (University of Chicago)

  • Inferring Authorship Through Myers-Briggs Type Inventory, Elizabeth DeCarlo (Duquesne University)
  • Story-morphing Capabilities in the Affective Reasoner, Clark Elliott (DePaul University)
  • Genre Trouble: The Social Implications of Using Durable Narrative Genres in Video Games, Sara Humphreys (Trent University)

Session 2 (2:45-4:15 pm): Digital humanities and social justice: Designing transmedia projects for emotional health
(Chair: TBA)

  • Akrasia and Elude: Designing for Emotional Health, But for Whom?, Barbara Harris and Doris C. Rusch (DePaul University)
  • Interactive Documentary on Students and Emotional Well-Being, Anuradha Rana and Doris C. Rusch (DePaul University)
  • Lucidity: Transmedia Games and Emotional Health, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago)

Session 3 (4:30-6:00 pm): New digital humanities approaches to historical texts and objects
Chair: Robert Buerglener (DePaul University)

  • More Material than the Materials: The Livingstone Spectral Imaging Project, Megan Ward (Point Park University)
  • iDig: The Development of an Archaeological Field Recording App, Matthew Baumann (Ohio State)
  • Old Wine in New Bottles: Franz Rosenzweig and the Reappraisal of the Authoritative Text, from Holy Text to E-text, Ynon Wygoda (Yale University)

Reception (6:00-7:30 pm), Richardson Library, 1st floor

Posters/Demos (6:15-7:30 pm), Richardson Library, Faculty Lab

  • Diverse Data in Three Dimensions: Developing the Scholarly 3D Toolkit, James Coltrain (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  • Digital Reconstruction of Niobid F3 at Hadrian’s Villa, Tassie Gniady (University of Indiana)
  • GPS-Enabled Stories and the Quantification of Creative Density, Josh Fisher (DePaul University)
  • The Newberry Library Transcription Project: An Experiment in Scale and Scope, Anne Flannery and Adam Strohm (Newberry Library)
  • Corroborative Collaboration: On a Digital Edition of Franz Rosenzweig’s Star of Redemption, Matthew Handelman (Michigan State University)
  • A fonds of Edwardian Postcards as a Site to Explore Social Networks, Mary-Louise Craven (York University)

Friday, December 2013

Session 4 (9:00-10:30 am): Pedagogic applications of digital humanities
Chair: TBA

  • Social Network Analysis in the Humanities: Faculty-Student Projects Using NodeXL, Alexander Nakhimovsky, et al. (Colgate University)
  • A Dip In the Lake on DePaul’s Campus: Maps, Google Earth, and the Art of Geography, Euan Hague and Patrick McHaffie (DePaul University)
  • English Majors in the Lab: Expanding the History of Books to Digital Formats, John Shanahan and Megan Bernal (DePaul University)

Session 5 (10:45 am-12:45 pm): Keynote Session
Introduction: Robin Burke (DePaul University)

  • Jane Austen, Game Theorist, Michael Chwe (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Steven Jones (Loyola University), Discussant

Lunch (12:45-2:15 pm)
Box Lunches provided

Lunch roundtable (12:45-2:15 pm) Room TBA
Promoting Digital Humanities Collaborations in the CIC: A Roundtable

  • Angela Courtney (Indiana University)
  • Dean Rehberger (Michigan State University (MATRIX))
  • Katherine Walter (University of Nebraska-Lincoln (CDRH))
  • Jon Winet (University of Iowa)

Session 6 (2:15-3:45 pm): Text mining: methods and new research
Chair:  Mark Olsen (University of Chicago)

  • Semantic Annotation and Network Visualization in the Digital Scholarly Archive, Silvia Stoyanova (Princeton University)
  • [Not Presented: Syntax as Ontology: Tracking Agency in the Scientific Literature using Dependency Grammars, T. Clay Templeton, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, and Rachel Simons (University of Texas, Austin)]
  • Two methods for discovering cross-language text reuse, Christopher Forstall, James Gawley, Konnor Clark, and Amy Miu (University of Buffalo)

Session 7 (4:00-5:45 pm): Theories and methodologies of digital humanities
Chair: Paul Jaskot (DePaul University)

  • The Workset Creation for Scholarly Analysis (WCSA) Prototyping Project: Background and Goals, Stephen Downie (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne)
  • GIS Meets Humanities: The Potential and Limits of GIS for Geospatial Humanities Scholarship, Julie Hwang (DePaul University)
  • Virtual Verse in the Library: A Needs Assessment for Indexing Online-Only Poetry, Harriet Green (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne) and Rachel Fleming-May (University of Tennessee Knoxville)
  • Forging Stronger Connections Between the Humanities and Computer Science, Paul Fishwick (University of Texas, Dallas)

Concluding remarks (5:45-5:50 pm)
Robin Burke (DePaul University)