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The value of DH

I owe my interest and experience in the Digital Humanities to a professor who took me under her wing during my undergraduate studies.  By my sophomore year, I knew I wanted to attend graduate school, yet I did not have

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An Introduction to Data Visualization in DH

In the opening lines of the English Studies special issue on data visualization in the humanities, Stony Brook’s own Elyse Graham defines this area of study as “a body of methods for exploring and explicating quantitative datasets,” adding that these methods have “grown in importance in the humanities with the rise of the digital age and, with it, the age of ‘big data’”.

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Graduate Interns Join the Center for Digital Humanities

This spring, the Center for Digital Humanities will host two graduate student interns. They will work with the University Libraries’ Digital Humanities Working Group, providing expertise, instruction, and consultations within the CDH. Jon Heggestad is a fourth-year PhD candidate in

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Center for Digital Humanities Calendar

The Center for Digital Humanities is open by appointment, however we do offer limited hours when brief drop-in consultations are available. All drop-in consults are first-come, first-served and are subject to Center policies. This calendar also shows our workshops and

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Center for Digital Humanities Opens at SBU Libraries

At a November 7th ribbon cutting event, Stony Brook University Libraries officially opened its Center for Digital Humanities as a space for research, teaching, and learning in all disciplines related to the practice of the digital humanities. The ribbon cutting event

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Digital Humanities at SBU Libraries

What is Digital Humanities? Digital humanities (DH) research, practice and teaching inhabit the points of contact between digital technologies and humanities disciplines. University College London Centre for Digital Humanities describes DH practice as an intention “. . . to produce applications and models

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Contact Us: Center for Digital Humanities

Appointments and General Inquiries Want to book an appointment for a consultation? Have a general question about digital humanities at Stony Brook or the Center for Digital Humanities? Please complete this form and someone will be in touch shortly. Need

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Hardware & Software: Center for Digital Humanities

Scanners: Bookeye 4 V2 Pro Archive book scanner with V-Glass Contex UltraX HD 6090 large format sheet feed scanner Computer workstations: iMac Pro with dual 27” 5K displays Dell Optiplex 7060 PC with 24” Dell display Collaboration areas: Planar UltraRes

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“The Great Lolcat Massacre,” by Dr. Elyse Graham

Dr. Elyse Graham (Department of English) shared her research on trolling behavior on the early internet, with an emphasis on the development of the phenomenon in a context of community boundary maintenance, misogyny, and the accessibility of the early internet. 

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Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop

In partnership with the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, the Humanities Institute, the Graduate Student Organization, and other campus entities, the library was very pleased to host Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop, on February 13th.  This workshop, on

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