HUMANITIES INNOVATION LAB

@ The University of Lethbridge

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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CITATION MANAGERS  (BORDALEJO - O’DONNELL)

September 9th, 9:00 to 11:00

Learn the most effective ways to run directed searches and integrate citation managers for use with your essays and bibliographic needs.

Email to humanitiesinnovationlab@gmail.com 

Location: University Hall, room B516.

USING WORD PROCESSOR STYLES TO AUTOMATE YOUR PAPERS (O’DONNELL)

September 29th 10:00 to 12:00

In this workshop, we will look at how you can use styles and templates in Word and other word processors to automate many tasks associated with essays and other assignments.

Email to humanitiesinnovationlab@gmail.com 

Location: University Hall, room B516.

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USING TEXTUAL COMMUNITIES (BORDALEJO - ROBINSON)

October 6, 7 and 8, 10:00 to 3:00

This workshop will teach how to use the Textual Communities environment to carry out every stage of preparing a scholarly edition. Students will learn how to gather images together, transcribe their text into TEI/XML, collate the versions and prepare an apparatus, and publish the edition online. Please note that this is a three-day workshop.

Email to humanitiesinnovationlab@gmail.com 

Location: University Hall, room B516.

ONLINE ACADEMIC IDENTITY

(BORDALEJO -O’DONNELL)

October 28, 10:00 to 12:00

If you want to start developing your online academic identity, this course is for you. We will explore the different platforms, identifiers, and their curation, as well as help you present yourself online as an academic.

Email to humanitiesinnovationlab@gmail.com 

Location: University Hall, room B516.

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GITHUB FOR HUMANISTS

(O’DONNELL)

November 25, 10:00 to 12:00

Github is an essential tool in computer science and many of the sciences. But it can also be helpful to humanists. This workshop will provide a basic orientation to GitHub and show you how you can use it to create free, permanent websites, among other tasks.

 
 

Past Events

  • The creative, collaborative lab. A round table.
    Jun 01, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Register with Zoom
    A discussion about developing and working within a constructive and collaborative lab culture.
  • Editing Texts in Multiple Versions
    Wed, May 11
    Register for Zoom.
    May 11, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. MDT
    Register for Zoom.
    A must -have tool for editors. https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkfuCpqzsuH9bs5TKdRE_jIHDW5329vCU4
  • Humanities Data Reading Group
    Wed, Apr 27
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/5206897328
    Apr 27, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MDT
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/5206897328
    This will be our first "journal club"-style seminar. Participants will read a couple of articles/chapters and discuss in a seminar setting.
  • Publishing open humanities data: The experience of the Journal of Open Humanities (Barbara McGillivray)
    Apr 13, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MDT
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83626988971
    The first talk in the Humanities Data Inquiry Lecture Series. Barbara McGillivray is lecturer in digital humanities and cultural computation at King’s College London and Turing fellow at The Alan Turing Institute, where she runs the Humanities and Data Science special interest group.
 

ABOUT

The lab was founded by Dan O'Donnell in 2019 and has been housing active projects since then. In 2021, as part of a series of grants, awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Canterbury Tales Project relocated to the lab.

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LAB MEMBERS

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BARBARA BORDALEJO

Co-director

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DANIEL O'DONNELL

Co-direrctor

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Lab Manager

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Morgan Pearce

MA Student

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AKM IFTEKHAR KHALID

MA Student

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Davide Pafumi

Ph. D Student

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THE CANTERBURY TALES PROJECT

The Canterbury Tales Project aims to transcribe, collate, and edit the 88 fifteen-century witnesses of the text. We have pioneered the use of digital tools for the analysis and presentation of textual data.

HUMANITIES DATA  INQUIRY

The overall goal of this partnership is to prototype and mobilize a new approach to the development and dissemination of primary source HCH research data and analyses on FAIR (Findable, Achievable,
Interoperable, and Reusable) principles. This builds on workflow, infrastructure, and tools originally developed to support big data projects, particularly in STEM, but shows how they can be adapted to
support the different interests, methods, and scale of typically much smaller HCH research projects.

 THE VISIONARY CROSS

The Visionary Cross research group is working on an innovative system that will allow researchers to interface directly with external online databases while navigating within a 3-D game environment. Students and researchers examining the relics within the virtual game environment will be able to directly access specific online database information – and even add to that database – simply by clicking on the relevant location on the 3-D virtual object.

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PROJECTS

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