News and Events

Research Computing Center

The Research Computing Center offers many events which may be of interest to students in the Digital Studies program. Below is a listing of events for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Introduction to Data Visualization
Tue. Oct. 23, 2:00–4:00 PM
Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 018
Introduction to R for data analysis
Tue. Oct. 30, 2–5 PM, BSLC 018
Introduction to machine learning
Tue. Nov. 6, 2–4 PM, BSLC 018
Parallel Programming in Python: Multithreading and Multiprocessing
Tue. Nov. 13, 2–4 PM, BSLC 018
Introduction to the Digital Humanities
Tue. Nov. 27, 2–4 PM, BSLC 018
Reinforcement learning
Tue. Dec. 4, 2–6 PM, BSLC 018

Digital Humanities Forum

The next meeting of the DHForum is Nov. 30th, from 12:00 - 2:00pm. The presenter will be Stacie Williams, Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship, University of Chicago Library. Up-to-date information can always be found at the DHForum website.

Below are the meetings of the Digital Humanities Forum from 2017-2018:

October 6th, JRL 122B, 12:00 - 2:00pm

The Geometry of Culture

  • James Evans, Professor, Department of Sociology and Director, Knowledge Lab, University of Chicago

November 10th, JRL 122B, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Corpus-Based Analyses of Western Peripheral Akkadian in the OCHRE Database Environment

  • Colton Siegmund, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

March 9th, JRL A-11, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Digital Humanities at the Actually Existing University

  • Miriam Posner, Department of Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

May 18th, 12:00 - 2:00pm

The Textual Optics Lab: An Introduction

  • The Textual Optics Lab, University of Chicago

May 25th, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Laptop Improvisation in a Multi-Dimensional Space

  • Sam Pluta, Department of Music, University of Chicago