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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.

Winter 2022 Programming

February 2022

Digital Spacial Narratives: Telling Stories with Maps

Wednesday, February 2, 12:00-12:45 p.m.

If you’re interested in exploring a few ways to incorporate space and spatiality into digital storytelling, join us at this workshop. We’ll look at a couple software packages that would work for many different types of spatial humanities projects.

Introduction to Machine Learning for Humanists

Wednesday, February 16, 12:00-12:45 p.m.

What is machine learning? Machine learning has found many practical applications, in fields such as medicine and computer vision, but does it have uses in the humanities? Join us for a practical introduction to this technology.

March 2022

Making Podcasts: Tips, Tricks, and Technology

Wednesday, March 30, 12:00-12:45 p.m.

Register for Podcasts (Zoom Link)

Ever wondered how podcasts get made? In this workshop we will chat with Dr. Coursey, from the Saint Louis University Computer-Assisted Instruction Lab, and explore the process of developing an idea for a podcast into a finished product.

April 2022

Making an Online Exhibition with Omeka

Wednesday, April 6, 12:00-12:45 p.m.

Register for Online Exhibition (Zoom Link)

Would you like to create your own online exhibition? Omeka is a powerful and free tool for creating a content rich website to showcase your own research.

Build a Personal Website with GitHub

Wednesday, April 20, 12:00-12:45 p.m.

Register for Personal Website (Zoom Link)

GitHub enables you to save your files and work collaboratively, but did you know that GitHub Pages enables you to create a personal website? In this workshop we will discuss the strengths and limitations of GitHub Pages and show you how you can create a simple website in minutes.