Key Trends in Digital Humanities: How the Digital Humanities Challenge the Idea of the Humanities

UC Digital Humanities Programme presents a seminar by Visiting Fulbright Specialist Professor Alan Liu (University of California, Santa Barbara), thanks to the generous support of the Fulbright Scholar Program.

How do such key methods in the digital humanities as data mining, mapping, visualization, social network analysis, and topic modeling make an essential difference in the idea of the humanities, and vice versa? Using examples of digital humanities research, Alan will speculate on the large questions that confront the humanities in the face of computational media – most importantly, questions about the nature and function of interpretive “meaning”. Read more…

  • Date: Wednesday 28 October 2015, 04:00PM to 28 October 2015, 05:30PM
  • Location: Undercroft 100, Puaka James Hight Building, University of Canterbury Ilam Campus