All Day Work-a-thon/Co-Work! May 22

Summer Co-Working Day / Work-a-Thon

Tuesday, March 7, 10am-5pm

LEADR, Old Horticulture 112

There will be coffee and snacks available, plus pizza for lunch.

Summer has begun, which means a time to relax… and a time to get some work done! Join us in LEADR for the day, May 22 (9am-5pm) to get some work done together. Bring whatever you’d like to work on, and there will be people available to provide assistance and/or to bounce around ideas. There will also be coffee, pizza, and various snacks to keep the energy up. Feel free to drop in for the whole day or just for an hour!

Anyone – graduate students, faculty, undergraduates, staff – is welcome to join us for this co-working day.

Digital humanities / digital scholarship experts who will be available are: 

  • Kristen Mapes, Digital Humanities Coordinator, College of Arts and Letters
  • Marco Seiferle-Valencia, Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian
  • Devin Higgins, Digital Library Programmer
  • Scout Calvert, Data Librarian

Global DH Symposium (3/16-3/17) – Livestream Info

Join us at the Global Digital Humanities Symposium, in person at the MSU Union, or online via the livestream and at #msuglobaldh

Follow the livestream at go.cal.msu.edu/globaldh

Keynote speakers include Padmini Ray Murray (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology) and Elizabeth LaPensee (Michigan State University). The full program and schedule is available here.

For more information regarding the 2017 Global Digital Humanities Symposium, go to the website here.

Open Consultations in the Library

Open Consultation is an office-hours type event that occurs every Thursday at 2pm in Make Central (2 West, Main Library). Faculty, students, and staff doing digital projects or work are invited to come brainstorm or get expert assistance. While we encourage you to come bring your work whenever you’re ready, we do have “themes” each week — so check out the schedule if you know you’ll need a particular expertise!

Register for a Workshop!

We have some exciting workshops set up for this spring. We hope to see you there!

Also save the date for the Global Digital Humanities Symposium (msuglobaldh.org) in March.

Global DH Symposium: Registration Extended to 3/10 (FREE)

Registration, which is free, has been extended to Friday, March 10th for the Global Digital Humanities Symposium on March 16-17.

Keynote speakers will include Padmini Ray Murray (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology) and Elizabeth LaPensee (Michigan State University). The the full program and schedule.

Register for the symposium for free!

Email dh@msu.edu or tweet using #msuglobaldh with any questions.

For more information regarding the 2017 Global Digital Humanities Symposium, go to the website here.

Humanities Commons Workshop, FRI 3/3

Building a Scholarly Presence with Humanities Commons

Are you looking for a place to establish an academic profile? Would you like to save your research, publications, syllabi, and datasets for long term preservation somewhere safe? Do you want to connect with colleagues from across the Humanities and beyond? Humanities Commons is an expansion of MLA Commons and is open to anyone.

Participants of this workshop will learn about the basic functions of Humanities Commons, see examples, and set up their own account. They will learn specifically how to:

  1. Set up an account and create a profile
  2. Join groups and create a group
  3. Deposit work into CORE, the subject repository for scholarly materials
  4. Create a website using built in WordPress functionality

Join us in Linton 120 from 9:00-10:30am on Friday, March 3! There will be bagels and coffee provided!

Summer Program Funding for Graduate Students (DUE 3/6)

The College of Arts and Letters and the Department of History are pleased to announce that we will be offering funding for at least one graduate student to register for one of the Digital Humanities summer development programs – such as HILT, DHSI, DHOxSS, ESU – that exist around the world. 
 
Students from any discipline at any point in their graduate program are welcome to apply. Funding provided includes registration and $300 toward travel and accommodation costs.

 
A variety of summer training programs can qualify for this funding opportunity – Below is a list of ideas, but feel free to submit for another program if you think it would be helpful to you and related to Digital Humanities training:
The student(s) awarded with funding will be expected to share their experience with the MSUDH community by writing two blog posts (one in advance and one following the program) for the digitalhumanities.msu.edu website and leading a workshop during the 2017-2018 Digital Humanities program series.
 
Applications will be accepted at go.cal.msu.edu/gradsummerfunding until MONDAY, March 6 at 9am.

DH Spring Break Work-a-Thon on 3/7

It’s Spring Break, which means a time to relax… and a time to get some work done! Join us in LEADR for the day, March 7 (9am-5pm) to get some work done together. Bring whatever you’d like to work on, and there will be people available to provide assistance and/or to bounce around ideas. There will also be coffee, pizza, and various snacks to keep the energy up. Feel free to drop in for the whole day or just for an hour!

Anyone – graduate students, faculty, undergraduates, staff – is welcome to join us for this co-working day. 

Digital humanities / digital scholarship experts who will be available are: 

  • Kristen Mapes, Digital Humanities Coordinator, College of Arts and Letters
  • Brandon Locke, Director of LEADR
  • Megan Kudzia, Digital Scholarship Technology Librarian
  • Devin Higgins, Digital Library Programmer