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TALK: Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19

Published: December 10, 2020

A lecture by Professor Kim Gallon (Purdue University) Registration Required (click here) Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:00pm-5:00pm (PST) Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of many articles and essays as well as the book,…

Text Analysis Research Cluster Meeting: Topic Modeling Projects in Progress

Published: April 3, 2019

2 talks on topic modeling projects in progress: Todd Presner’s talk focuses on topic modeling a multilingual collection of 120 Holocaust survivor testimonies made in 1946 by David Boder (on a wire recorder in Displaced Persons Camps). Dave Shepard will share his topic model of authors writing in English in the first half of the seventeenth century to place Andrew Marvell’s “Horatian Ode” in its broader context and to show that, far from being ambivalent, “Horatian Ode” expresses a subtle, but clear, critique of Cromwell.

TALK: Leigh Lieberman

Published: February 13, 2019

“All the Small Things: Artifacts in Urban Context” Dr. Leigh Lieberman, Visiting Professor of History and Director of the Digital Research Studio at the Claremont Colleges. In recent years, the study of ancient artifacts has moved beyond straightforward typologies, descriptions, and quantifications. New approaches to the analysis of material culture have drawn attention to the myriad…