New Books Network Podcast

New Books Network Podcast

Shakespeare’s plays enjoy a great deal of popularity across the world, yet most of us study Shakespeare’s local productions. Alexa Alice Joubin‘s Shakespeare and East Asia (Oxford 2021) addresses this gap through a wide-ranging analysis of stage and film adaptations related to Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore, Tibet, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The New Books Network interview about the book is…

GW Coders at Work

GW Coders at Work

Alexa Alice Joubin spoke at a recent GW Coders meeting. GW Coders, in collaboration with GW Digital Humanities Institute, offers a summer internship for students to enhance their coding skills. During this meeting, Seth Blackburn, the 2021 intern, shares his experience. He also introduces some of the tools he used as a research intern to build websites…

COVID-19

COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person events are currently on hold. Starting Fall 2021, we plan to offer a mix of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. We remain a connecting place for local and virtual communities. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page for the latest news and video recordings of our events.  …

MW Bychowski publishes “Unconfessing Transgender” in OA journal
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MW Bychowski publishes “Unconfessing Transgender” in OA journal

Announcement: M.W. Bychowski published an article, “Unconfessing Transgender: Dysphoric Youths and the Medicalization of Madness in John Gower’s “Tale of Iphis and Ianthe” in the OA journal Accessus Abstract: On the brink of the twenty-first century, Judith Butler argues in “Undiagnosing Gender” that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) defines the psychiatric condition of…

Faculty CAN (Coffee & Networking): BIG DATA, Machine Learning, and Frontiers of Data Science
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Faculty CAN (Coffee & Networking): BIG DATA, Machine Learning, and Frontiers of Data Science

  TODAY at noon in Phillips 411. CCAS Faculty CAN (Coffee And Networking) event of interest to digital humanists! Faculty Coffee and Networking (Faculty CAN) Title: Big Data, Machine Learning, and Frontiers of  Data Science Date / Time: Wednesday, November 16, 12 – 1pm Location: Phillips 411 Sign Up: Registration site (optional but encouraged) Event Description: The explosion of data is rapidly…

ANNOUNCEMENT: WORKSHOP SERIES TOMORROW!
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ANNOUNCEMENT: WORKSHOP SERIES TOMORROW!

The German Historical Institute is hosting a set of hands-on workshops on Thursday, October 20, at their headquarters in Dupont Circle to demonstrate various kinds of digital mapping tools that might be of interest to humanities scholars. There will be four different workshops offered over the course of the day, each about an hour and…