Ann Pendleton-­Jullian visit!

Renowned architect, educator, writer and current Distinguished Visiting Professor of Design at Georgetown University Ann Pendleton-Jullian will be visiting the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge on Monday, March 4  from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Smith Warehouse FHI Garage (Bay 4, Room C105).   Light dinner and refreshments will be provided.   Ann Pendleton-­Jullian took up architecture after a brief but serious attempt to adopt[…]

Surprise Endings: PhD Lab 2013 Spring Course Offering

[h1][/h1]Surprise Endings: A Public Course Offering by Dan Ariely and Cathy Davidson on Social Science and Literature English 390-5 and ISIS 390*: “Surprise Endings: Social Science and Literature” Prof Dan Ariely (Fuqua, Economics, SSRI)https://danariely.com/ Prof Cathy Davidson (English, Franklin Humanities Institute, PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge) https://www.cathydavidson.com/ Spring 2013 Monday, 3:05-5:35 pm  (First class, Wed Jan 9, make[…]

Duke Reacting to the Past Conference

College faculty and administrators are invited to register for the regional “Reacting to the Past” conference hosted by the GreaterThanGames Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University. Conference participants will learn about the RTTP pedagogy by engaging in intensive two-day workshops on particular games. In addition, plenary sessions will provide an opportunity to discuss issues related to[…]

[Now with videos] Oscar Wilde’s Afterimages: Presentation + Humanities MOOC Workshop

Now on video! (Updated 10/17/12) — Dr. Petra Dierkes-Thrun of Stanford University will be on Duke’s campus October 4, 2012 to give a presentation on Oscar Wilde and his legacy in contemporary culture, including queer and feminist scholarship.   Following the presentation, Professor Dierkes-Thrun will also be leading a workshop with Duke Professors Cathy Davidson and[…]

Scalar Workshop

Scalar Workshop with Eric Loyer Friday, October 26, 2012 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM FHI Garage – C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse This workshop is open to students in the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge and the MFA in Experimental Documentary Arts.  Space is limited, please sign up here: https://www.fhi.duke.edu/events/scalar-workshop-2012-signup What is Scalar?  Scalar is a free,[…]

Library Workshop: “Tracking Academic Impact Using Alt-Metrics”

When: October 22, 1:00-2:00 PM Where: 217 Perkins Library Description: A workshop with Jason Priem (https://jasonpriem.org/), a doctoral student at UNC-SILS and pioneer of the idea of “altmetrics” (alternative ways of tracking the impact of scholarly work), on using total-impact and other tools to track the influence of one’s scholarly work. Participants will learn how to[…]

Library Workshop: “Citation Management for the Savvy Academic”

This Libraries-based series of workshops and presentations supports the goals of the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge at the Franklin Humanities Institute. The PhD Lab provides an arena in which PhD students in humanities and interpretive social sciences can learn about new digital scholarship, engage with its challenges, and see its promise for their own[…]

Library Workshop: “Social Academics-Communicating Research and Ideas Online”

Social media spaces offer new ways of communicating research and ideas, and engaging in quick and informal discourse with collaborators as well as broader audiences. The personal investment required to successfully engage in these spaces, however, can compete with attention given to more traditional academic communication. How can one efficiently and effectively use social media?[…]

Text > Data Events

From close reading to distant reading, to challenging our notions of what it means to “read,” this Digital Scholarship series will explore the issues, approaches, and tools of text mining.  Join us Thursdays, 2:00-3:30 PM in Perkins Library 217 for these open presentations and discussions of text mining as a method for analyzing texts. Co-sponsored by Duke Libraries and[…]