WEEK I (June 6-10)

DHSI Colloquium Session 1, Tuesday June 7, 4.15 – 5.30pm, MacLaurin A144
Session Chair: Diane Jakacki

  1. Working at the Intersection of Renaissance Studies and DH: an Update on Iter Initiatives
    Randa El Khatib (University of Victoria); Lindsey Seatter (University of Victoria); William Bowen (University of Toronto, Scarborough); Daniel Powell (King’s College London); Ray Siemens (University of Victoria)
  2. The NYU Libraries Web Hosting Pilot: An Update and Lessons Learned
    Zach Coble (New York University)
  3. Exploring Place in the French of Italy
    Heather Hill (Fordham University)
  4. Digital Representations of Petrarch’s “Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta”
    Isabella Magni (Indiana University)

DHSI Colloquium Session 2, Wednesday June 8, 4.15 – 5.30pm, MacLaurin A144
Session Chair: Lee Zickel

  1. Transforming Bad OCR into Useful Metadata? Exploring NLP Possibilities
    Evan Williamson (University of Idaho)
  2. Piloting Linked Open Data for Artists’ Books at University of California, Irvine
    Emilee Mathews (University of California, Irvine)
  3. Four Words: The Role of Theory in Digital Humanities
    Grant Glass (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  4. Rethinking the Exhibition Catalogue: Documentation, Curation, and the Digital Humanities Project
    Julia Polyck-O’Neill (Brock University); Aleksandra Kaminska (Simon Fraser University)
  5. Digital Storytelling for Digital Humanities
    John F. Barber (Washington State University, Vancouver)

DHSI Colloquium Session 3, Thursday June 9, 4.15 – 5.30pm, MacLaurin A144
Special Theme: Gender and the Digital
Session Chair: Constance Crompton

  1. A Textual Analysis of Female Renaissance Playwrights using R
    Elizabeth Ramsay (Trent University)
  2. The Comparison of Human-Reading and Machine-Reading in Le Système de la Nature
    Maryam Mozafari (Simon Fraser University)
  3. Does Gender Affect How Genre-Conformingly Writers Write?
    Sayan Bhattacharyya (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign); Ted Underwood
    (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)Followed by special lecture by Alan Sondheim, “Lecture Language, Accident, and the Virtual

Electronic Literature Affiliated Event: Alan Sondheim, “Language, Accident, and the Virtual”

DHSI Colloquium Poster Session, Friday June 10, 5 – 6pm, University Club
Joint session with ELO / INKE

  1. Practicums in the Digital Humanities: Four KPU Case Studies
    Greg Chan (Kwanten Polytechnic University) and ENGL 4300 Students (TBD)
  2. The HathiTrust Research Center: Supporting Large Scale Analysis of the HathiTrust Digital Library
    Sayan Bhattacharyya (University of Illinois); Nicholae Cline (Indiana University); Eleanor Dickson (University of Illinois); Leanne Mobley (Indiana University)
  3. Digital Scholarship in the Institutional Repository
    Jeri Wieringa (George Mason University)
  4. Canada’s Early Women Writers and all their relatives
    Karyn Huenemann (Simon Fraser University)
  5. Darwin’s Semantic Voyage
    Jaimie Murdock (Indiana University); Colin Allen (Indiana University); Simon DeDeo (Indiana University)
  6. Possible Spanish Idiom In A Name At Nootka
    Paula Johanson (University of Victoria)

WEEK II (June 13-17)

DHSI Colloquium Session 4, Tuesday June 14, 4.15 – 6.00pm, MacLaurin A144
Special Theme: Building an Inclusive DH Community
Session Chair: Lindsey Seatter

  1. Working in the Digital Humanities – An exploration of scholarly practices for early-career academics
    Steve Anderson (University of California, Riverside); Matt Bouchard (University of Toronto); Andy Keenan (University of Toronto); Lee Zickel (Case Western Reserve University)
  2. Pragmatic Solutions Grounded in Theory: Formalizing Best Practices in Digital Pedagogy
    Paulina Rousseau (University of Toronto, Scarborough
  3. Mapping German POWs in the Soviet Gulag, 1941-1956
    Susan Grunewald
    (Carnegie Mellon University)
  4. DH Internships: Building Digital Humanities Capacity with Care at Emory
    Alan G. Pike (Emory University)
  5. Undergraduate Contributorship Models with TaDiRAH
    Aaron Mauro (Penn State, Behrend)
  6. The Anti-MOOC: An Online Small Seminar Format for Distance Mentoring and Digital Public History Projects
    Cathy Kroll (Sonoma State University)
  7. From Silent Films to Digital Scholarship: Teaching Multimodal Creation and Critique
    Mia Tootill (Cornell University)

DHSI Colloquium Session 5, Wednesday June 15, 4.15 – 6.00pm, MacLaurin A144
Session Chair: Paige Morgan

  1. Sounds and Digital Humanities
    John F. Barber
    (Washington State University, Vancouver)
  2. Mapping a Digital History of Big Science
    Elyse Graham (SUNY, Stony Brook)
  3. Mapping a Global Renaissance with 53,829 Texts
    James Lee (Grinnel College)
  4. Digitization and Dissemination of Movable Books Data
    Emily Brooks (University of Florida)
  5. Old Testament, New Tricks: Using biblical translation to examine word sense and popular belief
    Zach Bleemer (University of California, Berkeley)

DHSI Colloquium Session 6, Thursday June 16, 4.15 – 6.00pm, MacLaurin A144
Session Chair: James O’Sullivan

  1. Using DH to Increase Legal Literacy and Agency
    Susan Tanner (Carnegie Mellon University)
  2. ABCs of Gamification: How we Gamified a Social Media Course
    Rob Bajko (Ryerson University), Jaigris Hodson (Royal Roads University)
  3. Detecting Text Reuse in Nineteenth-Century Legal Codes of Civil Procedure
    Lincoln Mullen (George Mason University); Kellen Funk (Princeton University)
  4. Collection, Curation, and Collaboration: Representing Canadian Gay Liberationists
    Nadine Boulay (Simon Fraser University); Anderson Tuguinay (Ryerson University); Stefanie Martin (Ryerson University); Seamus Riordan-Short (
    University of British Columbia, Okanagan); Raymon Sandhu (University of British Columbia, Okanagan)
  5. Privacy, Legality, and Feminism: How Do We Build a Feminist Politics into Open Access Data Structures?
    Emily Christina Murphy (Queen’s University)
  6. Recreating the Fiction Factory: The James Malcolm Rymer Collection
    Rebecca Nesvet (University of Wisconsin, Green Bay)
  7. Digital History and Archiving: Fostering the “Afterlife” and Accessibility of American Civil War Letters
    Ashley Hughes (Texas Christian University)