- April 25, 2013
Laura McGrane, Associate Professor of English and the Koshland Director of the John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College recently visited Carleton. She presented two public talks.
Her first talk, 'a pumkin and a pine-apple': The Transatlantic Incarnate in William Dunlap's Comedy," was hosted by the Carleton English Department, and took place on Wednesday, April 24th in Leighton 304.
Her second talk, "The User Paradox in the Classroom," was hosted by the Humanities Center on Thursday, April 25th, in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Professor McGrane, a leader in the Tri-College Digital Humanities collaborative initiative, explored changes to ways of reading and absorbing text (among other things) in the digital age in her talk.
- April 16, 2013
James C. Scott, the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale and Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies, led a special Humanities Center Faculty Seminar on Tuesday, April 16th at 4:30 pm in Leighton 304.
He also presented a public talk, Two Cheers for Anarchism, in Sayles-Hill 251, on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. See also: Political Science. Professor Scott's visit was arranged by Tun Myint and Tricia Peterson of the Political Science Department and is co-sponsored by Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science Department, Sociology Department, the History Lefler Fund, and the Humanities Center.
- February 11, 2013
- January 25, 2013
- January 14, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 4:00-5:00 p.m., CMC 206 - Computer Science-Digital Humanities "Speed Dating" event: Computer Science faculty and majors will be available to consult on Digital Humanities Projects. Even if you just have a vague idea regarding a curricular or research based project in the humanities, arts and social sciences that would benefit from an early conversation or consultation with a CS expert, this is your chance to make that connection! Please e-mail David Liben-Nowell to let him know you plan to attend.
- January 4, 2013
The Humanities Center is pleased to announce the selection of the interdisciplinary Digital Humanities Associates: Kaylin Land (possible Russian and History double major, '15), Sam Watson (will declare Computer Science major with Cognitive Science and Neuroscience concentrations) and Hannah Telegen (History major, '14).
- November 27, 2012
- November 14, 2012
Applications are now being taken for Faculty Research Seminar Faculty Fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year. Visit the Faculty Research Seminars page for more information on the application process and selection criteria.
- November 6, 2012
Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 12-1 pm, Carleton Gould Library Athenaeum
Collaboration in the Digital Humanities: Developing Plagiarism-Detection Software for the Analysis of Political Philosophy. St. Olaf professors Doug Casson (Political Science) and Dick Brown (CS) will speak at Carleton on their collaboration for Doug’s project on the use of plagiarism detection software to analyze key texts in political philosophy. Sponsored by the Carleton Humanities Center. Free and open to the public.
- October 21, 2012
Sunday, Oct 21, 2:30-4:00 pm, Weitz Center 236
Perspectives: The HC Public Humanities Series
Public Panel: The 2012 Presidential Elections: Ads and Issues Analyzed
Featuring Barbara Allen, Ada M. Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Social Sciences & Director of Women and Gender Studies and Bill Hillsman, North Woods Advertising, creator of legendary ad campaigns for Paul Wellstone, Jesse Ventura and Ralph Nader. Sponsored by the Carleton Humanities Center. Free and open to the public.
- September 21, 2012
A two-day workshop for faculty and staff engaged in developing digital humanities projects at Carleton, Macalester, and St. Olaf colleges. This event began with a dinner and a keynote address on Friday, September 21st, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., and workshops continued all day Saturday, September 22nd, 2012, from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
- September 14, 2012