Exploring at scale : digital humanities and cultural heritage

Date : 
Jeudi 16 Avril 2020 - 17:30 à 19:00
Lieu : 
MSH Lyon St-Etienne, 14 av. Berthelot, Lyon 7e (espace Marc Bloch, rdc)

Conférence "Les jeudis de l’axe SHN" dans le cadre de l'axe Sociétés et humanités numériques

Intervenant : Lauren Tilton, assistant professor of digital humanities (Univ. Richmond, Virginia, USA)

Conférence traduite simultanément en français

Galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) have been placing substantial resources behind digitization. Yet, what are we to do with all of this data? In this talk, I will highlight how the digital, public humanities offer promising methods and approaches to increase access and discovery. Focusing on GLAM collections, I will discuss how text analysis, spatial analysis, and image analysis are increasing access and discovery to large collections of digital images.  In particular, I will highlight two projects focus on archives from the United States: Photogrammar, a project about 1930s Great Depression and World War II documentary from the United States, and Renewing Inequality, a project about post-World War II urban policy. 

Lauren Tilton is assistant professor of digital humanities in the Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies and director of the Distant Viewing Lab at the University of Richmond (Virginia, USA). Her research focuses on 20th and 21st century U.S. visual culture and the digital humanities. She is director of Photogrammar and co-author of Humanities Data in R (Springer, 2015). Her work has appeared in journals such as American Quarterly, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities and the Journal of Cultural Analytics and has received grant support from organizations such as American Council of Learned Societies and U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities.  She serves on the Association for Computing in the Humanities (ACH) Executive Council and ADHO Audio Visual in DH Special Interest Group (AVinDH SIG) Steering Committee.  She received her PhD in American Studies from Yale University.


Evénement organisé par Sabine Loudcher (ERIC) et Julia Bonaccorsi (ELICO).


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