Category Archives: Events

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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The Perils and Promise of Online Teaching

DAHI Admin/ April 20, 2015/ Events/ 0 comments

American Studies is hosting a forum on the perils and promise of online teaching this comingFriday, April 24 at 3:00 pm in Webster 101. Faculty and graduate students interested in getting started or improving their online teaching are invited to attend. The forum is being organized in concert with Information Technology Services and Mānoa’s Center for Teaching excellence and will

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Two Talks from the Decolonial Futures Symposium this week at UH

DAHI Admin/ April 14, 2015/ Events/ 0 comments

The Center for South Asian Studies is hosting the Decolonial Futures Symposium this week at UHM and two of the presentations are of note for the digital humanities.  Hope to see you there! Silences, Exclusions, and Everyday Lives: Documenting the Histories of South Asians in the U.S. Vivek Bald April 17th, 9-10:15 AM Location: Hamilton Library, ROOM 401 (4th floor) Bald

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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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Events: Developing Open Educational Resources at UH with Cable Green

DAHI Admin/ April 25, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

You are invited to participate in discussions with Dr. Cable Green (Director of Global Learning for Creative Commons) about the future of open educational resources at the University of Hawai‘i. The cost of textbooks and other instructional materials represents a significant financial burden to students. It also adversely impacts the academic success of students as they forgo buying textbooks or do

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