[CANCELLED] Distant Reading/Graphesis Workshop: Presentation of Works in Progress (English Dept)

[This event is cancelled. See you next semester!] Distant Reading/Graphesis Coordinators: Dr. Steve Rachman and Laura McGrath This workshop is for faculty and graduate students who wish to learn more about two important turns in literary studies and digital humanities: distant reading and graphesis. Over the two semesters of this academic year we will engage…

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Distant Reading/Graphesis Workshop: Computational Hermeneutics, Computational Trends (English Dept)

Distant Reading/Graphesis Coordinators: Dr. Steve Rachman and Laura McGrath This workshop is for faculty and graduate students who wish to learn more about two important turns in literary studies and digital humanities: distant reading and graphesis. Over the two semesters of this academic year we will engage the techniques and theories operating behind these analytical…

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Distant Reading/Graphesis Workshop: Graphical Analysis and Machine Reading (English Dept)

Distant Reading/Graphesis Coordinators: Dr. Steve Rachman and Laura McGrath This workshop is for faculty and graduate students who wish to learn more about two important turns in literary studies and digital humanities: distant reading and graphesis. Over the two semesters of this academic year we will engage the techniques and theories operating behind these analytical…

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Quello Center Workshop: Text Analytics for Mining Twitter Data

Led by Dr. Stuart Shulman, Founder & CEO, Texifter Find out more at http://quello.msu.edu/event/text-analytics-for-mining-twitter-data-a-workshop-by-dr-stuart-shulman/ Overview of Workshop Participate in this workshop to learn how to build custom machine classifiers for sifting Twitter data. The topics covered include how to: • construct precise social data fetch queries, • use Boolean search on resulting archives, • filter on metadata…

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Distant Reading/Graphesis Workshop: Histories of Distant Reading (English Dept)

Distant Reading/Graphesis Coordinators: Dr. Steve Rachman and Laura McGrath This workshop is for faculty and graduate students who wish to learn more about two important turns in literary studies and digital humanities: distant reading and graphesis. Over the two semesters of this academic year we will engage the techniques and theories operating behind these analytical…

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Getting Started in the Digital Humanities: Beginner Tools

Find out about the Digital Humanities: what it is, resources on campus, and events on campus and beyond this semester. Then get started in the Digital Humanities through introductions to and hands-on experimentation with text analysis and visualization tools. Register to attend here.

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Further adventures in the digital humanities?

As anticipated on this very blog, I recently spent a week in Indianapolis attending a workshop on computational text analysis at HILT 2016. We spent our time surveying a number of different tools, techniques, and concepts related to text analysis, so I walked away with a greater appreciation for data cleaning, Weka, HathiTrust, metadata, Python,…

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Workshop–Introduction to TEI

Instructors: James Walters Description: James Walters of the Syriaca (syriaca.org) project will introduce concepts and practical issues for using the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) to analyze textual data.

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