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DHSI: Thinking Like a Designer

I just came back from the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria where I attended the course “Visualizing Information: Where Data Meets Design” taught by Aimée Knight. In this course, we learned how to “think like a designer,” which I was worried about because design has...

Student project on Digital Matters

Matt McPherson, a Marriott Library student employee in the Media Studio, chose to feature the Digital Matters Lab in his final assignment for his Radio Journalism class. As part of his assignment, he interviewed Greg Hatch (head of Creativity and Innovation Services), Robert Nelson (Assistant Head, AV Studios), and myself,...

Introduction: Rebekah Cummings, Digital Matters Librarian

Hello, readers! This is the third and final post to introduce you to our new staff in the Digital Matters Lab. Hopefully you’ve already had a chance to read Lizzie’s and David’s great posts over the past two weeks. Now it’s my turn! My name is Rebekah Cummings, and I’m...

Introduction: David Roh, Director

Greetings!  This past year, I had the privilege of being appointed director of the the Digital Matters Lab and I’d like to take the time to tell you a bit about myself.  I’m an associate professor of English here at the U, with stops along the way at Old Dominion...

Introduction: Elizabeth Callaway, Postdoctoral Fellow

Hello, world! My name is Elizabeth Callaway, and I am the Postdoctoral Fellow at the Digital Matters Lab. I research and teach at the intersections of Digital Humanities, New Media Studies, and Environmental Humanities. My PhD is in English, but what I enjoy most is using my humanities training to...

Crosspost: Neri Oxman at Kingsbury Hall

Monday, April 9, 2018 – 7:00pm Kingsbury Hall | 1395 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series Keynote Speaker Neri Oxman is the Founder and Director of Mediated Matter design research group and Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT...

Talk: Jacqueline Wernimont on Numbered lives

Video Archive: Jacqueline Wernimont, “Numbered Lives: Quantum Meditations of Gender and Empire in Human Life.” Jacqueline Wernimont (Assist. Prof. of English and Digital Humanities at Arizona State U.) will be delivering a public lecture on April 11, from 1-2 p.m., in the DML Popup Space (Marriott Library, Level 2). The...

Announcement: Director, Librarian, and Postdoctoral Scholar Hired

Digital Matters Lab Director We are happy to announce that David Roh has been selected as the Digital Matters Director. David has been working at the University since 2015 and was initially hired with a mandate to make digital humanities a common aspect of the University’s research enterprise. He has...

Talk: Shannon McGregor on Social Media and Public Opinion

Please mark your calendars for our next DH RIG meeting: March 7th, 3:30 pm in the Digital Matters Lab pop-up space. Shannon McGregor (Communication) will be presenting from her work, “Social (Media) Construction of Public Opinion by Elites.” Abstract is below, and light refreshments will be served. “Social (Media) Construction...