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Lightning Lunch “Games and Play” September 26, 2018

Sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute, our monthly lightning lunches focus on a specific topic or contemporary issue with experts from different disciplines to explore threads of commonality and nuance. It is always our hope that these lightning lunches will lead to the formation of new networks, research projects, and shared knowledge. To that end, … Read More

Third University of Toronto Annual Conference of the Digital Humanities Network

ABOUT The Digital Humanities Network invites you to participate in our third University of Toronto Annual Conference of the Digital Humanities Network!  Join our tri-campus and interdisciplinary community to celebrate digital humanities research, projects, and knowledge at our one day networking conference. The meeting will be at UTM in the Instructional Building room 235, from 10am-6pm … Read More

Talk: “Loot Boxes: Video Game Gambling, Paying to Win, and the Question of Game Design” June 19, 2018

Abstract: A ‘loot box’ is a consumable virtual item purchased and redeemed within a video game to receive a random selection of virtual items. In the last eighteen months, their implementation in many major and independent titles has led to extensive controversy. For example, in April 2018, gambling authorities in Belgium and the Netherlands declared that … Read More

CFP: “3rd UofT Annual Conference of the DHN” due July 16, 2018

The Digital Humanities Network invites you to participate in our third University of Toronto Annual Conference of the Digital Humanities Network. The meeting will be at UTM, from 10am-6pm, with drinks to follow, on Thursday the 30th of August, 2018. It will begin with research presentations by new Assistant Professors from the departments of Linguistics, … Read More

Talks: “The Labour of Being Studied | The Labour of Refusing to be Studied” May 11, 2018

Abstract The Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory (DREC) is hosting a critical conversation about research cultures and economies in the Arts & Humanities, revolving around “The Labour of Being Studied/The Labour of Refusing to be Studied,” with distinguished speakers Aylan Couchie, d’bi.young anitafrika, Emily Simmonds and Karyn Recollet. This event is co-sponsored by the Digital Humanities … Read More

Workshop: “Digital Humanities Grant Writing” May 9, 2018

Digital Humanities Grant Writing Workshop Elspeth Brown, Historical Studies, UTM Carla DeMarco, Communications & Grants Manager, UTM Alexandra Gillespie, English & Drama, UTM Steven Hermans, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Manager, FAS Suzanne Jaeger, Research Partnerships & Innovation Manager, UTSC Matt Ratto, Faculty of Information Sarah Scott, Research Funding Officer for Social Sciences & Humanities, … Read More

Lightning Lunch “Not the Default Settings” April 3, 2018

Not the Default Setting: Directions for the Study of Gender Leslie Shade, Faculty of Information Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani, Historical Studies, UTM Tuesday 3 April 2018, 12-2pm Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 1040 This event is free but an RSVP is requested for catering. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. … Read More

Lightning Lunch “Because SSHRC Says You Have To” February 27, 2018

“Because SSHRC Says You Have To”: Managing Your Research Data Laure Perrier, Research Data Management Librarian Mariya Maistrovskaya, TSpace Tuesday 27 February 2018, 12-2pm Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 1040 This event is free but an RSVP is requested for catering. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. Register … Read More

Lightning Lunch “Networked Intimate Publics” January 30, 2018

Networked Intimate Publics: Decolonizing Trans- Feminist and Queer Digital Research Jasmine Rault, Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, UTM and Department of Sociology T.L. Cowan, Arts, Culture & Media, UTSC and Faculty of Information Tuesday 30 January 2018, 12-2pm Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 1040 This event is free but an RSVP is … Read More

Workshop “Introduction to Python” December 12, 2017

Introduction to Python for First-Time Users Joel Östblom, uoftcoders Raul Samayoa, uoftcoders Tuesday 12 December 2017, 9:00-4:00pm Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Room 5-053 (Map and Data Library Computer Lab) This full-day Python workshop will begin with an introduction to Python for first-time users covering basic commands, importing and using data, and plotting. In the … Read More