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Mar. 31, 2016 1:14 pm

Hear from the undergrads talking about internet memes for political activism

Bryn Mawr College is hosting the sixth annual Re:Humanities digital humanities symposium.

Feb. 11, 2015 7:32 am

At Philly event, OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder discusses ‘sociological potential of data’

Humanity in the aggregate is screwed, and other data-driven gems from Tuesday's Arts + Business Council event.

Feb. 2, 2015 7:33 am

OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder is bringing his ‘Dataclysm’ to Philly

Rudder will be at String Theory Charter School Feb. 10 to talk about his book, which discusses how data can be used as a tool for better understanding human behavior.

Apr. 8, 2014 10:30 am

OkCupid, game design, Ke$ha: dispatches from Haverford digital humanities conference

Re:Humanities is the only digital humanities conference in the country organized by undergraduates as a forum for their original, digital scholarship. Programmed by students from Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore, and Haverford Colleges, here's what was discussed this year.

Jan. 29, 2014 8:30 am

Why Longwood Gardens is looking for hackers

With 142 different kinds, Longwood Gardens has one of the largest collections of wild boxwood in the country. The sprawling Kennett Square garden hopes that hackers at this weekend's GLAM Hack Philly can make a map that shows where all their boxwood comes from.

Nov. 26, 2013 8:00 am

Country’s first student-run digital humanities conference returns: submit papers by Dec. 1

Run by a group of students from Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, Re: Humanities gives undergraduates a chance to show off their work alongside professors and experts.

Nov. 14, 2013 9:30 am

New meetup for archivists, librarians working in the digital age

A new meetup hopes to bring together professionals working at cultural institutions -- like museums, galleries, libraries -- to discuss how the field is changing, to work on side projects and to share expertise.

Jul. 9, 2013 8:30 am

Bryn Mawr College prof to develop apps for Shakespeare collection

Katherine Rowe, an English professor at Montgomery County's Bryn Mawr College, developed The Tempest for the iPad last year with her company Luminary Digital Media.

Jun. 10, 2013 9:30 am

PhillyDH@Penn: digital humanities future taken on at unconference

The ever-encroaching impact of the web into academia and the broader soft sciences of language, research and the like took a commonplace method for discussion in the technology world: the unconference format. More than 150 people recently packed into the University of Pennsylvania’s brand new Special Collections Center on the sixth floor of the Van […]

Sep. 12, 2012 9:30 am

Tri-College Digital Humanities: studying how liberal arts degrees can face the future [VIDEO]

A group of professors and students on the Main Line are rethinking how technology and digital media can be part of a liberal arts education. Started in 2010 with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Tri-College Digital Humanities initiative is an effort to understand how liberal arts educations can adapt to new […]

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