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DAHI Admin/ February 24, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

We want to make sure you’re aware of the upcoming series of events, discussions and performances of the UHM Department of Theater & Dance’s “Smile, Youʻre Under Surveillance.” You can dig up Edward Snowden’s 2013 revelations and you can read The Intercept religiously, but what could be better than experiencing a full dramaturgical immersion in these issues? The process for

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Mapper’s Delight

DAHI Admin/ October 1, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

On September 29 we put out a call to all members of the DAHI community to gather and talk about mapping-related projects. In response we got a great cross-section of faculty and staff coming from English, the Library’s geospatial department, Pacific Island Studies, Information and Computer Sciences and a visitor from the University of Alberta, Canada. Using one project that

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Ice Cube 1964

DAHI Admin/ September 26, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I have often wondered at the persistent relevance of “classic” records like Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On?” which was as significant for its technical achievements as it was for its social content and high levels of musicality. But what if the technical achievements, the very processes of virtualization that make modern music production and recording possible, are a part of what

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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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Documentary Editing in the Age of Digital Humanities

DAHI Admin/ March 23, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Monday April 6, 2015 noon – 1:15pm History Library (Sakamaki A201) The field of Digital Humanities has transformed the way scholars of history and other humanities disciplines approach research of, access to, and manipulation of data. The use of technologies such as XML and the TEI have allowed for much more robust engagement with large sets of humanities driven data,

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#EthnoDigital Sonics no. 2: Beatmaker Scott Ohtoro

DAHI Admin/ March 7, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Where: Campus Center Courtyard When: Thurs. March 12, 12 noon to 1:30 As part of the 2015 Department of Ethnic Studies Conference the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative continues its #EthnoDigitalSonics events with beatmaker Scott Ohtoro. With the goal of inspiring students to leverage aspects of the contemporary culture they take for granted, David Goldberg will be interviewing Ohtoro about the

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#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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