NYCDH Week 2017-04-10T13:05:36+00:00

WINTER WEATHER ALERT!

Due to the snowstorm, there is a possibility that some institutions may close or workshop leaders may not be able to travel, even if their institution is open. Please check the individual event page or contact your workshop instructor to see if the workshop has been cancelled.

DHWeek is a celebration of the Digital Humanities in New York City and features networking sessions, a DH community meeting, open workshops offered across the city, and social events. This year DHWeek will be held from February 6-10 and we are excited to offer another amazing year of workshops and talks for all skill levels.

Kickoff Gathering

To start off the festivities, there will be a kickoff gathering and meeting of the DH community on Monday, February 6th at the Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10016).  The day will feature presentations, lightning talks (read more about these and apply here), and discussions with ample opportunities to meet fellow DHers and discover more about their projects and initiatives.

Of particular note are our Birds-of-a-Feather lunch groups, which allow members from the community with shared interests to grab a bite to eat together at one of a myriad of local eating establishments. To sign-up for a lunch during the 2017 Kick-off Gathering with a veteran or a friend, please visit the form here.

And be sure to stick around after for the Digibar! gathering at The Liberty Bar (29 W. 35th St., NY, NY 10001) where we will continue the conversations and celebrate!

Workshops

The remainder of DH Week is a series of workshops offered by members of the NYCDH community. Last year twenty-four workshops served over 400 participants in a wide range of topics (see the list below). This year we have already surpassed that number of workshops (see the list below) and believe we may serve over 500 registrants this year as NYCDH Week increases in popularity. We are still accepting workshop proposals, so if you think you could offer a workshop, visit this page for more details and provide your information.

NYCDH Award

This year we are giving out our inaugural NYCDH Award, given to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the digital humanities in the region. Go here For more information about the award and the recently announced recipient of the inaugural award  Dr. Stephen Brier of CUNY and the American Social History Project.

Remember to Join NYCDH

Remember that amongst doing all these great things during NYCDH Week you should make sure that you are a member of on the community’s Commons-in-a-Box platform. If haven’t already, join here and get all the news and updates on what is going on in DH in the big city.

We are proud to announce the 2017 slate of workshops which is chock full of amazing opportunities to expand your DH knowledge.

You can get in on the action too by proposing a workshop here before January 20th.

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