Ethical DH (2021 Fall DHN Lightning Lunch Series)

Please join the University of Toronto's Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) for the third in our Lightning Lunch series of 2021-2022, an important conversation about approaching DH work in ethical and culturally sensitive ways. Lightning Lunches are panels of three DH scholars speaking about a theme over lunch. Our third discussion will be facilitated by […]

CDHI Visiting Speaker Series: Roopika Risam on Postcolonial DH

CDHI is pleased to host Dr. Roopika Risam as the first speaker in our Winter 2022 Visiting Speaker Series. Dr. Risam is Chair of Secondary and Higher Education and Associate Professor of Education and English, Salem State University. Full title and talk abstract to come. The event will be held virtually via zoom. Please register […]

CDHI Visiting Speaker Series: Catherine Knight Steele on Digital Black Feminism

CDHI is pleased to host Dr. Catherine Knight Steele as the second speaker in our Winter 2022 Visiting Speaker Series. Dr. Knight Steele is an Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Maryland-College Park and the Director of the Black Communication and Technology Lab. Full title and talk abstract to come. The event will […]

CDHI Visiting Speaker Series: Angus Mol on Games as Playful Time Machines

CDHI is pleased to host Dr. Angus Mol as the third speaker in our Winter 2022 Visiting Speaker Series. Dr. Mol is a University Lecturer at the institute for History and the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. Dr. Mol's talk is titled "Playful Time Machines: Research and Outreach at the Intersections of […]

CDHI Visiting Speaker Series: Kimberly Christen on Indigenous Data and Archives

CDHI is pleased to host Dr. Kimberly Christen as the fourth and final speaker in our Winter 2022 Visiting Speaker Series. Dr. Christen is a Professor in and Director of the Digital Technology and Culture Program and the Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation at Washington State University. Full title and talk […]

Recent Events

CDHI Praxis Workshop: Getting Started with ArcGIS StoryMaps

Join Marcel Fortin (Head of the U of T Map and Data Library) for an introduction to getting started with the esri ArcGIS StoryMaps platform using the new template for development. Registration is now open: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtf-irrzMvGtQXyT7Zi_9yF7WIhtFuUSlR

The Spatial Turn (2021 Fall DHN Lightning Lunch Series)

Our second meeting of this academic year has Prof. Bhavani Raman (Associate Professor, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at UTSC), Marcel Fortin (Head, Map and Data Library), and Tia Sager (PhD Candidate, Department of Art History) speaking on digital humanities and the spatial turn, including geographic information systems (GIS) and 3D modelling.

CDHI Praxis Workshop: Introduction to TEI

This workshop will introduce workflows for encoding texts using Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and will discuss how to approach tagging transcriptions based on how future researchers will access a project's digitized, transcribed, and searchable texts. Location: Online via Teams 

4th Annual Digital Humanities Conference

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) at the University of Toronto cordially invites you to our fourth annual DH Conference, to take place virtually on 21-22 October 2021.

Free

Multilingual DH (2021 Fall DHN Lightning Lunch Series)

The DHN's Lightning Lunches are back, and we are starting off this academic year with the theme of Multilingual DH running on September 15 from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. Lightning Lunches are panels of three DH scholars speaking on a theme over lunch. Our first lunch has Prof. Elise K. Burton (Assistant Professor, Institute for the History & Philosophy of Science […]

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