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The Hill Archive in Practice: A Resource for the Texas Clay Exhibition and Publicaiton at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation is part of a panel on "Collective Contributions in Creating a Digital Hybrid" discussing the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. In this presentation, Amy Kurlander discusses using the Hill Archive to create an exhibition of 19th-century Texas pottery, and an illustrated catalogue of Bayou Bend's entire collection of over 180 Texas-made vessels.
Quantifying Artist Canvas with Digital Signal Processing Tools
Video recording of a presentation at the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Don Johnson describes and illustrates signal processing techniques used in technical examinations for art authentication, and demonstrates how these results are used in technical art history.
Of Institutions, Initiatives, and the Importance of Regional Academic Communities: Building NYCDH
Video recording of a presentation at the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Kimon Keramidas and Alex Gil discuss how the New York City Digital Humanities group enables a wide variety of communities of practice, and the importance of regional communities in facilitating the growth of new academic fields, such as digital humanities.
imagineRio: A Diachronic Atlas of the Social and Architectural Evolution of Rio de Janeiro
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Farès el-Dahdah and Alida C. Metcalf discuss imagineRio, a searchable atlas platform that illustrates the social and urban evolution of Rio de Janeiro over the entire history of the city, as it existed and as it was often imagined.
Discovering Texas Material Culture in the Briscoe Center for American History
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation is part of a panel on "Collective Contributions in Creating a Digital Hybrid" discussing the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. In this presentation, Lynn Bell discusses the three year period in which Fellows surveyed over 11,000 objects and archival items to identify and photograph those that would contribute to the Hill Archive's mission.
Classified Information for All: Etree, The Internet, and the Folksonomies of Live Music Recordings
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Jeremy Berg discusses the classification of live music recordings, and positions it in the scope of digital humanities, explaining how it came to be and what the academy can learn from it.
Recital Preservation: Before They Fade Away
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Dara Flinn discusses issues in planning and executing a preservation project with Fondren Library and the Shepherd School of Music for digitizing audio materials.
Grateful Data: Digital Humanities, Data Cleaning, and the Grateful Dead
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Scott Carlson discusses his efforts to teach data cleaning techniques using publicly available data related to the Grateful Dead, including data from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the Internet Archive, and the Internet Movie Database.
(Re)conceptualizing Research with Native Peruvian Artists in the Age of Digital Humanities
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Amanda Alexander discusses an ongoing research project with a Native Peruvian artist who works to preserve and keep alive a traditional type of pottery called a huaco.
Gephi Visualization and Text-Mining with R in the Study of Chen Duxiu, a Chinese Political and Cultural Iconoclast
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Anne Chao uses network visualization software and text-mining to render a more comprehensive understanding of Chen Duxiu.
Digital Medical Humanities: An Applied Media Studies Community of Practice
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Kirsten Ostherr draws on examples from the Medical Media Arts Lab to show how digital medical humanities cultivates 21st century communication skills for future health professionals.
Workshop: Digital Literacy in the College
Video recording of a workshop presentation at the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this workshop, Ron Thomas demonstrates an active-learning exercise wherein students create a presentation using an allusion-plus-image format in order to gloss allusions form the writer's text with images from the web.
Digital Inputs, Cultural Outputs: Collaborative, Online Tools for Education, Research and Publication in the History of Art and Cultural Heritage Preservation
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, John North Hopkins presents the Collections Analysis Collaborative, an initiative of the Menil Collection and Rice University.
Digital Facsimiles: the "Electronic Vesalius" and archival remediation
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation consists of a panel on a collaboration between the Texas Medical Center's Rare Book Room and McGovern Historical Center, the Rice Oshman Engineering and Design Kitchen, and Rice's Fondren Library and Humanities Research Center to create the "Electronic Vesalius."
Welcome Address
Welcome address for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference by the Conference Director, Spencer Keralis, and Host Welcome Addresses from Rice University by Vice Provost Sara Lowman and the Humanities Research Center Director, Farès el-Dahdah.
Real Talk: Connecting Classrooms and Public Archives
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation consists of a panel of representatives from Houston institutions, with lightning talks on their collaborations between LGBTQ archives and university classrooms, and a group discussion on topics raised by the lightning talks.
Keynote Address: From I, Robot to WeRobotics: Humanitarian Robotics in Action
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This keynote address draws on real-world examples to illustrate how aerial robotics (drones) and other autonomous robotics solutions are being used in a wide range of humanitarian efforts.
Keynote Address: Burning Down the Tent: New Futures for Social Justice and Digital Humanities
Video recording of a keynote presentation at the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this keynote address, Roopika Risam uses digital initiatives at Salem State University as a case study to illustrate the key practices necessary for building digital humanities communities and institutional centers that place social justice at the core of their missions.
Art + Recovery in the Digital Humanities
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, xtine burrough and Sabrina Starnaman discuss their participatory installation, a creative recovery effort focusing on the 1861 short story Life in the Iron Mills.
More Than Pretty Pictures: Material Culture Digitally Revealed Through the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artist Archive
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation is part of a panel on "Collective Contributions in Creating a Digital Hybrid" discussing the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. In this presentation, Margaret Culbertson provides an overview of the development of the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive.
ARTECA: Connecting Creative Communities
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation consists of a panel on a collaboration between MIT Press, Leonardo/ISAST and UT Dallas to create ARTECA, a digital scholarly aggregator. ARTECA serves as an online portal that supports the creation and dissemination of digital scholarly materials that explore the intersection of arts, science and technology.
Yes, but is it Linked Open Data?
Poster presented at Digital Frontiers. This poster presents preliminary results from an analysis of 407 success proposals to the National Endowment for the Humanities' Office of Digital Humanities grant program.
Binder's Collection of Music as Indicators of Local Activity, a Case Study
This poster provides a case study of how binder's collections reveal the musical, economic, and political culture of an area through a case study using a four-volume set from Florence G. Boyer Paulson, of Chicago, which contains music collected during the 1860s and 1870s.
Proceedings of Digital Frontiers 2015
Proceedings from the 2015 Digital Frontiers conference held at the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas. It includes information about the conference organization and abstracts of the sessions held during the event..
Welcome Address
Welcome address for the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference by the Conference Director, Spencer Keralis, and the Texas Woman's University Director of Libraries, Sherilyn Bird.
New Frontiers in Digital Humanities and the Sciences
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss new frontiers in digital humanities and the sciences.
Keynote Address: Don't Make Me Think!
Video recording of a keynote presentation at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this keynote address, the presenter discusses academic librarianship and digital humanities.
Spotlight on Texas Woman's University Special Collections
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, the presenters highlight digital initiatives and special collections at the Texas Woman's University Libraries.
Digital Humanities in Music
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss digital humanities in music.
Keynote Address: Here and There: Creating a Digital Humanities Community
Video recording of a keynote presentation at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this keynote address, the presenter discusses creating a digital humanities community.
Social Networks in Digital Scholarship
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss social networks in digital scholarship.
Perspectives on Work and Workflow in Digital Humanities
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss perspectives on work and workflow in digital humanities.
Libraries, Museums, and Digital Humanities
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss libraries, museums, and digital humanities.
Problems in Digital Methods for Cultural Memory
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss problems in digital methods in cultural memory.
Birds of a Feather Luncheon: Conversation Readouts
Video recording of a birds of a feather luncheon at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this video of the conversation readouts, speakers summarize their discussions on open access, the Texas Encoding Initiative (TEI), and building relationships with humanities faculty.
TeachingTexas.org: A Collaborative Model for Disseminating and Accessing Online Materials
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss TeachingTexas.org and a collaborative model for disseminating and accessing online materials.
In Search of Charles B. Ward [Presentation Notes]
Notes accompanying a presentation for the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. The notes and presentation discuss Charles B. Ward (1864-1917) and include a biography and further implications for biography and musical reception history through resources originally created with different purposes in mind.
In Search of Charles B. Ward [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation discusses Charles B. Ward (1864-1917) and includes a biography and further implications for biography and musical reception history through resources originally created with different purposes in mind.
Digital Evolution: Innovative Survival
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss digitization methodologies, skills, and economic factors relating to the Oklahoma Historical Society.
Historical Asset Survey for Collin County Texas
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss a historical asset survey for Collin County, Texas.
What We're Talking About When We're Talking About Sound
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author introduces High Performance Sound Technologies in Access and Scholarship (HiPSTAS) and looks at current sound and text technologies.
Social Media on Schedule
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses scheduled social media updates at the Texas Archive of the Moving Image.
Social Media and User Engagement @BU Digital Collections
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. The presenter discusses the Baylor University Libraries digital collections, some of their challenges, and the social media that they chose to help engage users with their digital collections.
Austin Fanzine Project: An Overview
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation discusses the Austin Fanzine Project, an institutional-independent project intended to improve access to the documents of a recently-historical subculture -- the Austin, Texas underground music scene of the 1990s. The project has also blossomed into a sandbox for creative experimentation with digital archives and digital humanities methods and tools.
The Cross-Search and Context Utility: Contextualizing Digital Content and Associated Encoded Archival Description Finding Aid Metadata in the Northwest
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses usability issues relating to digital content and online finding aids.
Design/ed/ing Contexts for Digital Humanities Publishing
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses elements of good design for digital humanities publishing.
Birds of a Feather Session
Presentation of speakers and topics in a birds of a feather session for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. Topics include: Testing the research usability of finding aids and metadata of primary resources, exploring data curation across disciplines using Google books for academic research, digital collection usage, teaching humanities digitally, and internet politics.
Beyond Puppy Pics: Social Media at the LBJ Library
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses social media at the Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Presidential Library and Museum.
Microdata for Dallas County Historical and Genealogical Cemetery Data
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author explains microdata, how it is used, its significance, and uses for the Dallas County Historical and Genealogical Cemetery data.
Increasing the Awareness of the Natchez Trace Collection
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss the goals, processes, exhibitions, concerns, and difficulties of the Natchez Trace Collection at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.