Donna Haraway, Staying with the Trouble

DAHI Admin/ September 12, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

The English Department Colloquium Series, in partnership with Revolution Books, is very pleased to invite you to join us as Donna Haraway, one of the major contemporary voices in science studies, human-animal studies, and literary and cultural theory will be reading from her new book, Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene, Tuesday Sept. 13 at 3:00 in

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DAHI/Library DHGetDown

DAHI Admin/ August 24, 2016/ Events, News, Open Source / Open Access, Video/ 0 comments

The first DHGetDown was a resounding success.  We had a full house. If you were not able to attend and wanted to, please accept my apologies, we had a far greater response than we had expected and we accommodated as many people as we were able.  The keynote panel video and some other conference materials are available at DAHI’s  ScholarSpace.  The

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Prototyping the Past and the Early History of Magnetic Recording with Jentery Sayers

Rich Rath/ April 12, 2016/ Events/ 2 comments

  We have a series of exciting events coming up the week of April 17 with University of Victoria’s Jentery Sayers, who is doing some amazing and thought provoking work in Digital Humanities. One introduces the idea of creating material prototypes of objects from the past using 3D printing, and the other is a “hidden history” of early magnetic sound

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Open Source and Intellectual Property in the Digital Era

Rich Rath/ February 22, 2016/ Events, Open Source / Open Access/ 0 comments

March 8th DAHI Lunch Discussion Noon to 1:15 History Library, Sakamaki A201 With Professors Deborah Halbert (Political Science and Associate VC of Research) and Paul McKimmy (Learning Design & Technology) Please join us on Tuesday, March 8 from 12pm-1:15pm for our first meeting of the semester. Deborah J. Halbert and Paul McKimmy will join us for a discussion of contemporary

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Digital Humanities workshops at the library

Rich Rath/ October 29, 2015/ Events, News/ 0 comments

Several workshops for the Digital Humanities are being offered at the new Digital Projects Space in the Business, Humanities, & Social Sciences Reference Department (Hamilton Library 110A).  The topics for this semester range from bibliographic software to text mining to basic html and css.  The workshops are filling up fast!  You can also schedule consultations with the two excellent new digital humanities

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Open Access Week 2015

DAHI Admin/ October 19, 2015/ Events, Open Source / Open Access/ 0 comments

This week, October 19 – 25th, is International Open Access Week. This year, UH Mānoa is once again participating in Open Access Week by hosting a series of events where participants can learn more about open access (OA) and how to facilitate open access to their research. Events include talks on ScholarSpace (our institutional repository), Creative Commons licensing, editing Wikipedia,

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The Shadow Archive, Pt. 1

DAHI Admin/ October 11, 2015/ Events, Research/ 1 comments

I attended the Digital Caucus of the American Studies Association’s panel, The Shadow Archive: Digital (Re)Assemblages of Ephemera at the ASA annual meeting last week. The four papers were uniformly excellent and this panel was one of the highlights of the conference for me. The theme of the panel was photographer and theorist Allan Sekula’s idea of the “shadow archive,” the all-inclusive social

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Scott Groeniger Goes Full META for DAHI

DAHI Admin/ October 2, 2015/ Events/ 0 comments

On Tuesday September 8, the members of the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative gathered in the Art Department Gallery to hear faculty member Scott Groeniger discuss his solo exhibit: META (8/24 – 9/18).This set of works explore his engagement with issues of colonization, technological development, mapping, and ideology. Scott talked to attendees about his process, which involves a detailed and sometimes

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An Archive of Silence

DAHI Admin/ October 1, 2015/ Arts.Humanities.Data, Research/ 2 comments

Both archives and silences take many shapes, and poet Julia Wieting, a PhD student in English here at UH Mānoa, has turned her art toward auditioning an archive of silences rooted in poetry and place.  She has created a chapbook with poems written at seven places around campus, contemplating the sounds and silences of each.  Wieting is drawing on the

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