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News & Events

Autumn 2018 Programming 
September 21-23
Reception from 6-7pm, Program from 7-9pm
McGrath Arena, 2323 N. Sheffield Ave.

September 21: Keynote
A dialogue between the founder and president of the Young Lords Jose “Cha Cha” Jimenez and Oscar López-Rivera, former political prisoner​.

September 22
A day of panels, exhibits, and cultural performances.

September 23: Grito de Lares
Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Grito de Lares & Award Ceremony Cultural Program.

October 11, 4:30-6pm
Richardson Library, 2350 N. Kenmore Ave., IdeaLab 2, Room 207
Quantified Health: Making Stories from Data in the Algorithmic Age​

October 24-31
Richardson Library, 2350 N. Kenmore Ave., Second floor
Join a global community of over 300 partners in more than 30 countries to celebrate Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.


2017-18 Programming
In the Realm of the (Digital) Senses - Eyes & Ears
Feb 1, 5:30-7pm, Daley Building LL102
14 E. Jackson Blvd Lower Level, Loop

Feb 22, 5:30-7pm, Richardson Library 207 
2350 N Kenmore Ave, Second Floor, LPC

May 10, 4:30-6pm, Richardson Library 207 
2350 N Kenmore Ave, Second Floor, LPC

Space & Place in the Digital/Humanities

Tom Mulaney (Stanford)
Chinese Typewriter, Chinese Deathscape
Wednesday, September 20 at 5:30pm
McGowan South, 108

Mahesh Daas (University of Kansas)
Towards A Robotic Architecture: Robots Are About Being Human
Tuesday, May 29 at 4:00pm
John T. Richardson Library, JTR 207

​Under the Hood

Feb 2, 10-11am, Richardson Library 207
2350 N Kenmore Ave, Second Floor, LPC

Feb 23, 10-11am, DePaul Center C101 
1 E Jackson Blvd, Lower Level, Loop

May 11, 10-11am, DePaul Center C101 
1 E Jackson Blvd, Lower Level, Loop​​

Play in the Dirt Workshops

Text Mining
Friday, September 29, 1pm
John T. Richardson Library, JTR 207

Social Network Analysis with Gephi​
Friday, April 6, 3pm
John T. Richardson Library, JTR 103

Making a Digital Edition: Introduction to Text Encoding (TEI) and the Petrarchive Project
Friday, May 18, 10am
John T. Richardson Library, JTR 207

Co-Sponsored Events

Hip-Hop as a language of resistance, conflict, and power in the African diaspora
Thursday, September 21, 2-5 PM, DePaul Art Museum
935 W Fullerton


More Events

Social Media Lab Mixer
Wednesday, September 13, 3:30-6:30 PM, DePaul Center C101
1 E Jackson Blvd, Lower Level, Loop​​​

Formal Launch for New Library Space
Wednesday, September 27
Tours at 2 PM, Reception from 3-4:30 PM
John T. Richardson Library, Second floor

October 13-15
see schedule here​

Please continue to check this page as we update it with information about our events for the 2017-18 academic year.

Inaugural Programming 2017

“Fou​​ndations of the Digital, Foundations in the Humanities: Race, Gender, Class”
All of our Inaugural Programming events are free and open to the public.

Inaugurating Studio χ: 
Tara McPherson and Philip Ethington (University of Southern California): “The Digital, the Humanities, and Difference”
Thursday, January 19, 2017; 4:30PM
Location: Lincoln Park Campus, McGowan South 108 

Thomas Haigh (University of Wisconsin/Madison): “"Working on ENIAC: Memory, Labor and Gender in the Early Digital”
February 23, 2017; 6:00 PM
Location: Loop Campus, Daley Building (14 E. Jackson), CDM Theatre, Room LL105

Kim Gallon (Purdue University): “Technologies of Recovery: A Critical Examination of a Black DH Genealogy"
Tuesday, April 4, 2017; 5:00 PM
Location: Lincoln Park Campus, Arts & Letters Hall (2315 N. Kenmore), Room 103

Dianne Harris (University of Utah): “Visualizing Suburban Riots and Civil Unrest: Using Digitized Newspapers as Datasets”
Thursday, May 18, 2017; 5:00 PM
Location: Lincoln Park Campus, Arts & Letters Hall (2315 N. Kenmore), Room 103
Juan Saldariagga (Columbia University): "Conflict Urbanism"
Friday, June 2, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Location: Lincoln Park Campus, Arts & Letters Hall (2315 N. Kenmore), Room 103

Faculty Workshops

Wikipedia in the Classroom
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 12:30 PM
Location: Lincoln Park Campus, John T. Richardson Library, Scholar's Lab (Room 103)

Co-Sponsored Events

Game Design and the Human Condition: Book Launch and Discussion
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 PM
Location: Loop Campus, 1 E. Jackson, Room C101

SpaceApps Hackathon
Saturday, April 29th, 2017 from 9 AM to 8 PM
Sunday, April 30th, 2016 from 9 AM to 5 PM
Location: Lincoln Park Campus, Student Center, Room 325

Digital Dialogues

The Birth of the Young Lords in Chicago
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 10 AM
Location: John T. Richardson Library, Scholar's Lab (Room 103)
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