Upcoming Events

4/20/18 // Podcasting Pop Culture – Engaging Public Audiences in East Asian History

Friday, April 20 | 11 AM – 12:30 PM in the DSC “Podcasting Pop Culture – Engaging Public Audiences in East Asian History” Stephanie Montgomery and Melissa Brzycki A Special PhD+ Event at the VizWall Consumable anywhere, podcasts have emerged as an important medium for cultural discussions. Join us for a conversation about East Asia for All, a… Continue Reading 4/20/18 // Podcasting Pop Culture – Engaging Public Audiences in East Asian History

Stephanie Bosch Santana

5/9/18 // Stephanie Santana, The Digital Worlding of African Literature

Wed, May 9 | 12 – 1:30 PM in Humanities 210 “The Digital Worlding of African Literature: From Blog and Facebook Fiction to the Blockchain” Stephanie Santana (UCLA) Part of the Cultural Studies Colloquia Series Stephanie Bosch Santana is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her work, which has been… Continue Reading 5/9/18 // Stephanie Santana, The Digital Worlding of African Literature

Media & Audio Workshop

5/2318 // Digital Research and Teaching Symposium

Wednesday, May 23 | 9 AM – 3 PM in the Digital Scholarship Commons Digital Research and Teaching Symposium featuring Undergraduate Digital Research and Innovative Pedagogy This event will showcase the independent, digital research and classroom work of undergraduate students alongside the innovative assignment design and pedagogical experimentation of faculty and graduate students. Join us in… Continue Reading 5/2318 // Digital Research and Teaching Symposium

Past Events

2/20/18 // Angus Forbes, Immersive Interpretation

Tuesday, February 20 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm in the DSC Immersive Interpretation: Exploring Data in Virtual Reality A VizWall Lecture by Angus Forbes (UCSC, Computational Media) Forbes will discuss the opportunities for exploring and analyzing data using contemporary display technologies, such as interactive video walls, ambisonic theaters, and virtual reality headsets. I present a range of projects that… Continue Reading 2/20/18 // Angus Forbes, Immersive Interpretation

2/7/18 // Opening Reception for New Visualization Spaces in McHenry Library

Wednesday, February 7 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm in the DSC     Celebrate two new Visualization spaces in McHenry Library and the campus partnerships that enhance digital scholarship at UCSC. The David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons is thrilled to formally launch the VizWall, a large scale visualization installation, and the VizLab, a Virtual Reality and 360 Lab. These new… Continue Reading 2/7/18 // Opening Reception for New Visualization Spaces in McHenry Library

Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

4/19/17 // Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium Wednesday, April 19, 2017 9 – 2 pm in the Digital Scholarship Commons The Digital Scholarship Commons is thrilled to announce the first Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium on April 19, 2017. At UC Santa Cruz, undergraduate students are engaged in creative, critical research using digital tools and platforms. This symposium will… Continue Reading 4/19/17 // Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

Understanding Virtual Reality

3/8/17 // Alan Craig

Wednesday, March 8 | 4 – 6 PM in Humanities 210 Alan Craig, “VR, AR, and the Brain”   Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are gaining traction in their use in education.  VR and AR offer unique affordances that are beneficial to teaching and learning.  This presentation will look at how we learn, and… Continue Reading 3/8/17 // Alan Craig

Digital Space and Difficult History

2/22/17 // Digital Space and Difficult History

Wednesday, February 22 | 4 – 6 PM in Kresge Town Hall Digital Space and Difficult History: Curating the African American and Holocaust Museums A conversation between Michael Berenbaum and Angel Nieves The new National Museum of African American History and Culture and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum both translate difficult, often traumatic, histories into… Continue Reading 2/22/17 // Digital Space and Difficult History

Map (c 1980) from the Soweto GIS Project

2/21/2017 // Angel Nieves

3 – 4 pm in Humanities 210  Angel Nieves: 3D Modeling and the Soweto Historic GIS project  The Soweto Historic GIS Project is a multi-layered historical geographic information system that explores the social, economic and political dimensions of urban development under South African apartheid regimes (1904/1948-1994) in Johannesburg’s all-black township of Soweto. Soweto (an acronym for… Continue Reading 2/21/2017 // Angel Nieves

2/21/2017 // DH Happy Hour with Angel Nieves

4 – 6 pm in Cowell Provost House | Digital Humanities Happy Hour Join the Digital Humanities working group for an informal happy hour following a presentation about 3D Modeling and the Soweto Township by Angel Nieves, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at Hamilton College. Learn more about Digital Humanities and how 3D modeling can be integrated… Continue Reading 2/21/2017 // DH Happy Hour with Angel Nieves