Digital Humanities

News & Events


March 18: Digital China: Big Tech and the State

March 18, 12:00pm - 1:15pm CT Join the Stigler Center for a conversation with Ling Chen (Johns Hopkins University) and Matt Sheehan (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), moderated by Lingling Wei (The Wall Street Journal). This event is part of the Stigler...


Feb. 18: DH Forum, Dhanashree Thorat

Infrastructure ColonialismDhanashree Thorat, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Mississippi State UniversityFebruary 18, 12-2pm CST Global Internet connectivity today relies on a network of fiber optic cable lines traveling underwater between continents....


November 12: Digital Technologies for Humanists

November 12, 3-5:30pmLogan Center Performance Penthouse Join faculty, students, and University staff in discussing the tools and support resources for scholars working at the nexus of the humanities, the social sciences, and technology, as well as presentations...


October 29: DH Forum, Allyson Ettinger

“Understanding” and prediction in artificial intelligence modelsAllyson Ettinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of ChicagoOctober 29, 11:30am-1pm, JRL 122 In recent years, the field of natural language processing (NLP) in artificial...


May 28: DH Forum, Sylvia Fernández Quintanilla

Landscapes of U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Digital HumanitiesSylvia Fernández Quintanilla, Public and Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Researcher, University of KansasMay 28, 12-2pm CST This presentation explores the emerging subfield of Borderlands digital humanities...


May 17: Digital Media Workshop with Robert Twomey

"Machine Imagination: Text to Image Generation with Neural Networks" With recent advancements in machine learning techniques, researchers have demonstrated remarkable achievements in image synthesis (BigGAN, StyleGAN), textual understanding (GPT-3), and other areas...

Digital Humanities Forum

A forum on the past, present, and future of digital humanities research at the University of Chicago and around the world.

Digital Media Workshop

A forum for students and faculty who work on issues related to digital media.

Neubauer Collegium

Fostering an environment in which new forms of thinking emerge and thrive.

Franke Institute

Space and events crossing traditional disciplinary lines in the humanities.

Mass Culture Workshop

Dedicated to ongoing research that considers the aesthetic, historical, and political dimensions of mass media.

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