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Event | Making Technology Work For You

Stuck on a programming problem? Not sure about the best way to structure a data set? Maybe you’re trying to learn more command-line skills. Or perhaps you just want to know more about how digital media companies work. Any and all tech queries are fair game. Here’s the workshop for you, led by Jeff O’Connell, Executive […]

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Events | Race and Ethnicity Studies Meet Up

March 29th from 11am-12pm in the Dorothy Hirshon Suite, 55 West 13thStreet, New York, NY 10011 2nd floor Join us at the Race and Ethnicity Studies Meet-Up to hear about Race and Ethnicity Studies updates, a general overview, and how things work. Learn about how you can be involved in the Race and Ethnicity Studies Student Committee […]

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Events | Gay American History @ 40 Conference

May 4 @ 6:00 pm – May 6 @ 9:30 pm The New School 66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011 On behalf of, we are pleased to invite you to Gay American History @ 40 Conference held at The New School from May 4th to 6th, 2016. This conference marks the fortieth anniversary […]

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Events | January 29th | Writing History Seminar with Edward Ball

Friday, January 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Klein Conference Room (room A510) at Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall In this talk titled “Writing Using Family History,” Edward Ball will discuss his second book, in which he used his family’s history with slavery and slaveholding as the basis for his writing. Writing History is a […]

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Events | NYCDH Week Spring 2016

Save the date for this inaugural week-long event! DHWeek Spring 2016 February 8-12 DHWeek Spring 2016 is a week-long celebration of all things digital humanities in New York City, hosted by NYCDH. Join us for this inaugural five-day event, packed with workshops, networking sessions, a NYCDH community meeting, and social events, scheduled to take place […]

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Faculty Profile | Shannon Mattern

When we started thinking about Wikipedia and feminism, we immediately went to see what Shannon Mattern had to say about it. On December 4th, Project Continua and The Digital Humanities Initiative are teaming up for a Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon, a public event to right and write women’s history (see our Events section for details.). As a crowd-sourced website editable by anyone, Wikipedia has […]

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Events | 2016 AHA Goes Digital

The American Historical Association’s annual meeting, whose 2016 theme is “Global Migrations: Empires, Nations, and Neighbors,” is amping up its digital content. The event, hosted in Atlanta January 7 – 10 2016, will be offering a variety of workshops and panels addressing digital work in historical scholarship, from the impact digital tools have on teaching and […]

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Events | Enabling You for Academic Success

The Provost’s Office and the Information Technology Office, along with Student Success, New School Libraries and Archives, Distributed Education, and the Registrar’s Office, are jointly offering a session “Enabling You for Academic Success” about the technology tools, systems, and services you use for teaching. Have you ever had any of these questions:How do I take […]

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Writing History Seminar | Nell Irvin Painter Podcast

Thanks to our friends at Red Dog Productions we are able to share a video of the first Writing History Seminar with you. Nell Irvin Painter, a renowned writer of 19th century African American history and Princeton University Professor Emeritus, visited The New School on Friday September 18, 2015, to present “History through Digital Collage: Art […]

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Events | November 17th | Digitization: What is Lost and What is Found?

November 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NYU Center for the Humanities, 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor We are getting ever greater access to cultural works online through digital representations, but how far are those representations hindered by data losses and the processes of translation into the digital? Conversely, to what extent might they enable us not […]

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