Digital Scholarship Seminar
The Digital Scholarship Seminar is a seminar for researchers working in any branch of the arts and humanities who are engaged in the creation and/or exploitation of digital resources in the course of their research.
The aims of the seminar are:
- To build and reinforce connections among the community of scholars in NUIG currently working on projects with digital elements.
- To provide a network of support for academics and students beginning new research programmes with a digital focus.
- To facilitate sharing of expertise among researchers engaged in digital methods and scholarship.
- To increase awareness of current digital projects among the wider research community.
- To bring outside expertise on digital research to NUIG on a regular basis with invited speakers.
See Archive for previous events.
Programme for Autumn 2014
Tuesday 11 November, 12–2pm, Hardiman Building G1001
Mr Daniel Powell (visiting speaker, King’s College London & University of Victoria)
Towards a typology of the open edition
Respondent: Dr Justin Tonra (English, NUI Galway)
Thursday 27 November, 12–2pm, Hardiman Building G1001
Dr Aidan Kane (Economics, NUI Galway), Dr Patrick A. Walsh (UCD) & Dr Eoin Magennis (InterTrade Ireland)
Creating a database of Irish international trade 1698–1829
Dr Máirín Mac Carron (History, NUI Galway)
What are the potential benefits of applying mathematical network theory to Humanities sources?
Tuesday 9 December, 12–2pm, Hardiman Building G010
Prof. Patrick Lonergan (Drama & Theatre Studies, NUI Galway)
Digital Humanities and Theatre History: Re-thinking the role of women writers at the Abbey Theatre
Ms Ellen McCabe (Huston School, NUI Galway)
‘Let the frame of things disjoint’: Ambiguity in the digital age and the consequences for education
Presentations during the first hour of each seminar are followed by discussion and exchange over a light lunch in the second.