Digital Humanities to Advance the Humanities

“Downstream from the Digital Humanities” Working Meeting at University of Zadar, Croatia

Eva Kekou and Christina Kamposiori report on the May 2014 “Downstream from the Digital Humanities” working meeting hosted at the University of Zadar in Croatia. The workshop was an event of the Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (NeDiMAH) and it was led by Trinity College Dublin. Its purpose was to gather researchers and other professionals interested in the different aspects of scholarly communication in Digital Humanities. Thus, the group of participants represented the various perspectives of the topic under investigation; these ranged from institutional (e.g. libraries, funding institutions) to scholarly (Humanities & Computer Science) and industry related (publishing). […]

“DH is as DH does”: THATcamp at San Diego State University

Last weekend I attended my first THATcamp at San Diego State University. If you have not been to a THATcamp before, imagine a free-form, partly spontaneous and hugely well-organized “unconference” powered by the digital humanities community. Attendees get to vote on workshop ideas with colorful post-it notes.

Advantage for Life | Language Research Centre

The Language Research Centre at the University of Calgary has posted a good example of an advocacy video on why people should learn a second language titled, Advantage for Life. The full video is 22 minutes long and you can order a DVD version of it. The video surveys the advantages to learning a second […]

Interview with Scott Kildall and Nathaniel Stern

By Eva Kekou, 4Humanities International Correspondent I had the honor of interviewing Scott Kildall and Nathaniel Stern, who both share an immense passion for art and creativity. I am glad we crossed paths some time ago and glad they are my friends now. Enjoy this interview and Happy New Year! Eva Kekou: Can you give […]

Interview with Artist and Curator Michelle Kasprzak

By Eva Kekou, 4Humanities International Correspondent As an international correspondent based in Europe, I decided to interview Michelle Kasprzak, an international curator for electronic and media art and a Canadian, originally, who is now based in Holland. Michelle Kasprzak, a self-trained artist, decided some years back to move to Europe. First she moved to the […]

amber’12: Interview with Ekmel Ertan, Director of amberPlatform in Istanbul

By Eva Kekou, 4Humanities International Correspondent As a 4Humanities international correspondent based in continental Europe I think it is very productive to link the world of digital humanitie with interesting works of media art by both institutions and artists based in different places overseas and in Europe who all strive for art, expression and the […]