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The Walter J. Ong, S.J., Center for Digital Humanities provides a space for humanities students and faculty to talk about ideas, work collaboratively on problems and share expertise. From seminar series to workshops and more, we look forward to seeing you at our events, whether in-person or virtually.

FALL 2021 Programming

September 2021

What are the Digital Humanities?

Wednesday September 22, 12:00-12:45 p.m., Morrissey Hall 3400

Want to find out more about the digital humanities? Are you curious about what the Digital Humanities center at Saint Louis University has to offer? Got a great idea for a digital project? Drop by and meet the staff of your digital humanities center.

Introduction to TWINE

Wednesday September 29, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Morrissey Hall 3400 or register for Zoom link

Lectures and essays are great ways to convey ideas, but how about games? TWINE is a free tool that you can use to make interactive websites and tell nonlinear stories. Come hear about how it has been used in the classroom at SLU to engage students.

October 2021

Organize your references with ZOTERO

Wednesday October 6, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Morrissey Hall 3400 or register for Zoom link

Overwhelmed by your citations? This workshop will introduce you to Zotero, a free and open-source reference management software that you can use to manage your bibliographic data and related research materials.

Network graphs for Humanists

Wednesday October 13, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Morrissey Hall 3400 or register for Zoom link

Would you like to visualize how a group of people are connected? Using archival records from the Saint Louis University Library, this workshop will take you through the process of transforming a set of primary sources into a social network graph that you can include in a paper or thesis chapter.

November 2021

Computer Assisted Text Analysis for Humanists

Wednesday November 3, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Morrissey Hall 3400 or register for Zoom link


PYTHON for Humanists

Wednesday November 17, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Morrissey Hall 3400 or register for Zoom link

Do humanists need to know a programming language? Python is an interpreted high-level general-purpose programming language that is (relatively!) easy to learn and can help you solve a wide range of different types of problems. In this workshop, specifically designed for humanists, you will learn how to get started with Python.

December 2021

A better way to write? R for Humanists

Wednesday December 1, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Morrissey Hall 3400 or register for Zoom link