Schedule 2016-17

Lectures will take place on Thursdays from 2-4 p.m  in the An Foras Feasa Seminar Room.

Directly following the seminar, from 4-5 pm, on certain Thursdays as below, there will be a Research Skills Seminar for the DH students.

Week 1: 22 September  (Vinayak Das Gupta and  Costas Papadopoulos)

Lecture: Analogue to Digital: Transformations in the Digital Humanities & Intro to the module
Required Readings: Heppler, Mullen, Fish; Suggested Readings: Hockey, Vanhoutte

 

Week 2: 29 September (Susan Schreibman)

Lecture: Analogue to Digital: Transforming the Textual Record

Required Readings: Schreibman, Gooding, Dowling; Suggested Readings: Drucker, Hayles.

Research Skills: Referencing Your Work (Schreibman)

 

Week 3: 6 October (Angeliki Chrysanthi)

Lecture: Analogue to Digital: Transforming Spaces

Required Readings: Ciolfi, Manovich, Presner;
Suggested Readings: Chrysanthi, Greenspan, Massung.

Research Skills: Using the Library (Ciaran Quinn, Librarian)

 

Week 4: 13 October (Costas Papadopoulos)

Lecture: Analogue to Digital: Remaking Material Culture

Required Readings: Clark, Remondino, Thwaites;
Suggested Readings: Suggested Gabellone, Milekic, Neumuller.

Research Skills: Designing the Blog (McGarry)

 

Week 5: 20 October (Meredith Dabek )

Lecture: The Born Digital: Social Media

Required Readings:  Rettberg, Palrey, Delwiche, What is Participatory Culture?;
Suggested Readings: Lessig, Hayles, van Dijck

Research Skills: Creating an Animated Video (MacCaba and Papadopoulos)

Week 6: 27 October (Natalie Harrower)

Lecture: Digital Preservation

Readings Required: O’Carroll, Digital Preservation Coalition, Flanders; Readings Suggested: Golins, Van den Eynden, DCC Curation Lifecycle Model.

Research Skills (Archive Students): Creating an Animated Video Part II (MacCaba)

Research Skills (MADH Students): Designing the Blog  Part II (McGarry)

Week 7: 3 November:   Reading Week

 

Week 8: 10  November  (Susan Schreibman)

Lecture: The New Research Environment: Social Engagement and Public Humanities

Required Readings:  Jay, Ridge; Scanlon, Moyle, Dunn,Carletti

Research Skills (MADH Students): Designing the Blog  Part II (McGarry)

 

 

Week 9: 17 November (Frank Lynam)

Lecture: The New Research Environment: Open Data

Required Readings: Berners-Lee, Brown, Oldman; Suggested Readings: Isaksen, Rabinowitz, Ramsay

Research Skills: Structuring the Essay (Kerr)

 

 

Week 10: 24 November (Shane McGarry)

Lecture: The New Research Environment: Projects, Project Management, and Team Work

Required Readings: Siemens, Graham (Electric Archaeology); Suggested Readings: Graham (Writing History), Reed.

Research Skills: Finding a Research Topic (Papadopoulos)

 

Week 11: 1 December  (Sara Kerr)

Lecture: The New Research Environment: Analytics and Analysis

Required Readings: Clement, Harper, Manovich; Suggested Readings: Anderson, Hoover, Warwick

Research Skills: Quantitative and Qualitative  Methodologies (Kerr)

 

Week 12: 8 December (Shane McGarry)

Lecture: The New Research Environment: Interacting and Designing for the Digital

Required Readings: Cooper,  Lowren, White

Research Skills: Choosing a Methodology (ies) Appropriate to your Research (Das Gupta)

Week 13: 15  December (Susan Schreibman)

 Final Class Presentations

  • Presentations of Videos
  • Presentations of Blogs