Author Archives: DAHI Admin

#EthnoDigitalSonics no. 1.

DAHI Admin/ February 2, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Digi A&H will cosponsor two events at  Kakaʿako Agora this week  featuring Tahir Hemphill, of the Rap Research Lab in the Bronx, perhaps best known for his Hip Hop Word Count database project which mines Rap lyrics for cultural references and networks of ideas. See “Picasso Baby” for an example that relates rappers’ lyrics to famous contemporary artists. Tahir Hemphill is

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Digital Arts and Humanities Spring Semester Kickoff

DAHI Admin/ January 5, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Late holiday gift, perhaps you missed it under the tree, but we have a Cray supercomputer (well, ITC does, but they are encouraging us to think of ways to use it). Gwen Jacobs, the UH systemwide Director of Cyberinfrastructure, will give us a walk through of the capabilities and possibilities. Now is the time to make the arts and humanities

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Meeting: Open Access and the Future of Publishing

DAHI Admin/ December 3, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Monthly meeting of the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative: Open Access and the Future of Publishing Mon. Dec. 8, noon to 1:15, History Library, Sakamaki A 203 How does the University Open Access Initiative tie in with the future of publishing at UH? Beth Tillinghast and Ross Christensen from the library and will present on the open access initiative and

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Videos or Podcasts as Alternatives for Academic Papers

DAHI Admin/ November 24, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Jim Hearon Media Specialist, Sinclair Library UH Mānoa An accelerated face-to-face learning arts class was rolled out during Spring 2014.  This course was the fifth course revision and featured an interesting new development in the course design regarding individual assignments which was a choice to submit weekly assignments as videos or podcasts.  Participants could select from among three different options

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Public Lecture: Hasan Elahi, Director of Digital Cultures and Creativity at U. of MD

DAHI Admin/ October 27, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

HASAN ELAHI  Artist Talk Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6:30pm ART Auditorium Lecture (with the UHM International Cultural Studies Program)Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at noon to 1:15pm BURNS HALL room 2012 Hasan Elahi is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines issues of surveillance, citizenship, migration, transport, and borders and frontiers. His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions at venues such

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Alec Fuller’s #TRUTH Project

DAHI Admin/ October 15, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

On October 13 graphic design student Alec Fuller presented his #TRUTH Project: a website that encourages visitors to use hashtags to indicate the degree of truth they assign to various images. He will be parsing the results for data and inspiration for a series of graphic design projects. The following copy is from a project description. # # # My

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10/27: Nick Shockey Talk on Open Access Movement

DAHI Admin/ October 15, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

Monday, October 27, 2014 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm | ITS 105AB We wrap up Open Access Week with Nick Shockey, Director of Programs & Engagement at SPARC and also Director of the Right to Research Coalition. Nick will be sharing his experiences gained from working internationally at the forefront of the open access movement. Presented by Outreach College and

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Open Access Week @ UH 10/20-/10/24

DAHI Admin/ October 15, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

Open Access Week is an international event providing the global academic and research community the opportunity to learn about and share experiences with Open Access (OA) with the aim of helping to make OA a new norm in scholarship and research. 2014 is the eighth year for Open Access Week and the fifth year of participation for UHM. [schedule of events

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First DigiA&H meeting for the semester on Monday

DAHI Admin/ September 7, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

The Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative will kick off its first meeting of the semseter on Monday, Sept.8 from noon to 1:15 in Sakamaki A 201, the history library. On the agenda: welcome back, meet and greet, and some exciting grant opportunities we are pursuing. We need your input and ideas, so please come. If you are not already a

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