Upcoming Events

Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

New! Photos | 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 New! Photos | 4/19/17 // Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

Digital Pedagogy

New!! Pictures 5/2/17 // Digital Pedagogy Showcase

Digital Pedagogy Showcase Tuesday, May 2, 2017 12 – 1:30 pm in HUM-2 359   Get some syllabus inspiration! The inaugural cohort of the Digital Instruction Project lead this Brown Bag Session about developing and implementing new digital assignments in their classes. Join us as we discuss the benefits and challenges of adding digital tools into… Continue Reading New!! Pictures 5/2/17 // Digital Pedagogy Showcase

Past Events

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

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

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

11/29/16 // Spatial Humanities Reading Group

Spatial Humanities/DH Reading Group Tuesday, November 29 | 4 – 6 PM Digital Scholarship Commons (McHenry Library, Ground Floor)   The Spatial Humanities interest group is hosting the first reading group event of the quarter. Explore the Stanford Press publication, Enchanting the Desert, and discuss the work with a group of faculty, graduate students and staff… Continue Reading 11/29/16 // Spatial Humanities Reading Group

Geographies Navigation

11/4/16 // Graduate Student Workshop on Mapping with Yoh Kawano

From Concept to Project: A Digital Mapping Workshop for Graduate Students with Yoh Kawano Friday, November 4 | 1:30 pm – 4 pm Humanities 402 Are you developing a digital map but feel unsure about your next steps? Or, having trouble reconciling the complexity of spatial theory with the nuts-and-bolts of GIS? Grad students interested in digital mapping… Continue Reading 11/4/16 // Graduate Student Workshop on Mapping with Yoh Kawano

Digital Pedagogy

5/25/16 // Digital Pedagogy Round Table

Digital Pedagogy Round Table Wednesday, May 25 | 4 – 6 PM FITC, McHenry Library 1350 Faculty and instructors from across the university will offer lightning talks about new assignments and classroom strategies that integrate technologies into their pedagogy. Join the Digital Pedagogy group for a broad introduction to innovative learning possibilities. The presentations will cover a… Continue Reading 5/25/16 // Digital Pedagogy Round Table