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Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School

The Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School is the University of Oxford's annual training event for the Digital Humanities. Each delegate follows a week-long workshop and supplements this with additional parallel lectures, which have been filmed as part of this series.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 2017 Closing Keynote: What Happens When the Internet of Things Meets the Humanities? Andrew Prescott, University of Glasgow and AHRC Theme Leader Fellow for Digital Transformations, gives the closing keynote for the 2017 DHOXSS. Andrew Prescott 07 Jul 2017
2 Wikimedia: Wikipedia's sister projects as platforms for Digital Humanities Martin Poulter, Oxford's Wikimedian in Reseidence, gives a masterclass in using Wikimedia for digital research. Martin Poulter 07 Jul 2017
3 Working with very large corpora: Building your worksets in the HathiTrust Kevin Page, Iain Emsley and David Weigl talk about using The HathiTrust Digital Library to conduct research in this interstice workshop. Kevin Page, Iain Emsley, David Weigl 07 Jul 2017
4 Ada Lovelace: Creative computing and an experimental humanities Pip Willcox and David De Roure give a presentation on Ada Lovelace, one of the early pioneers in computing. Pip Wilcox, David De Roure 07 Jul 2017
5 Big Data and the Humanities: How digital research, computational techniques and big data contribute to knowledge Professor Ralph Schroeder, Senior Research Fellow with the Oxford Internet Institute and Laird Barrett, Senior Digital Product Manager for the Taylor and Francis Group, give a talk for DHOXSS 2017. Ralph Schroede, Laird Barrett 06 Jul 2017
6 The Quill Project: Modelling and Visualizing the Creation of the American Constitution Dr Nicholas Cole and Dr Alfie Abdul-Rahman discuss the Quill Project, a software platform developed to aid research and teaching of the history of Parliamentary-style negotiations, and particularuarly the creation of the Constitution of the United States. Nicholas Cole, Alfie Abdul-Rahman 05 Jul 2017
7 Seeing is Believing: Computer vision and machine learning for image collections Giles Bergel gives a talk on using new technologies to understand the history of books and printing. Giles Bergel 05 Jul 2017
8 15cBOOKTRADE: The visualization of the circulation of books over time and space and image-searching tool: how we got there Cristina Dondi and Matilde Malaspina of the 15C BOOKTRADE project, give a talk for the 2017 DHOXSS. Cristina Dondi, Matilde Malaspina 04 Jul 2017
9 Bringing order to chaos: Using Face and Pattern Recognition on Photo Archives This talk explains how David has been using Face and Pattern Recognition on an otherwise undocumented photographic archive from Cameroon to identify patterns and connections between images. Similar approaches are possible online. David Zeitlyn 04 Jul 2017
10 Encoding and Encoded Texts Panel chaired by Pip Wilcox, with Barbara McGillivray, Megan Senseney and Nicholas Cole. Pip Wilcox, Barbara McGillivray, Megan Senseney, Nicholas Cole. 04 Jul 2017
11 2017 Opening Keynote: Jack of all Trades, Master of One: the Promise of Intermethodological Collaboration Dr Diane Jakacki, Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Faculty Teaching Associate in Comparative Humanities, Bucknell University , gives the opening keynote to the 2017 Digital Humanities at Oxford Seminar School. Diane Jakacki 04 Jul 2017
12 Creative Commons Closing Keynote: Open Access and Digital Humanities – Opening up to the World Isabel Galina, (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) gives the closing keynote for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Isabel Galina 08 Jul 2016
13 Tales of the Bodleian's First Folio Pip Wilcox, Curator of Digital Special Collections, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the 2016 DHOXSS on Shakespeare's First Folio, held by the Bodleian. Pip Wilcox 08 Jul 2016
14 Creative Commons Building and Analyzing a Semantic Network Maria Telegina, (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Maria Telegina 08 Jul 2016
15 Creative Commons An Evidence-based Assessment and Visualization of the Distribution, Sale, and Reception of Books in the Renaissance Cristina Dondi, (Modern Languages, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Cristina Dondi 08 Jul 2016
16 Creative Commons Graphic Motifs as an Aid to Handwritten Archive Transcription and Searching Chris Powell, (The Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Chris Powell 07 Jul 2016
17 Creative Commons Linked Data and Leitmotifs – Digitally Researching the Reception of Richard Wagner’s Music-Dramas Carolin Rindfleisch, (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford), gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Carolin Rindfleisch 07 Jul 2016
18 Creative Commons Imaging Beyond the Institution: How DIY Digitization Impacts Research Judith Siefring, (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Judith Siefring 06 Jul 2016
19 Creative Commons Big Data and the Humanities Ralph Schroeder, (Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford) and Laird Barrett (Taylor & Francis) give a talk for the DHOXSS 2016. Ralph Schroeder, Laird Barrett 06 Jul 2016
20 Creative Commons Hidden Museum: Connecting Collections in Context Scott Billings, (Oxford University Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford), Theodore Koterwas, (IT Services, University of Oxford), Jessica Suess, (Oxford University Museums, University of Oxford), give a talk for the DHOXSS 2016. Scott Billings, Jessica Suess, Theodore Koterwas 06 Jul 2016
21 Creative Commons ViTA: Visualization for Text Alignment Alfie Abdul-Rahman, (Oxford e-Research Centre, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Alfie Abdul-Rahman 06 Jul 2016
22 Opening Keynote: Identifying the point of it all: Towards a Model of "Digital Infrapuncture", Deb Verhoeven, (Deakin University) gives the opening keynote talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Deb Verhoeven 05 Jul 2016
23 Creative Commons Uneasy Dreams: the Becoming of Digital Scholarship James Loxley, University of Edinburgh, gives the final keynote in the DHOXSS 2015. James Loxley 10 Aug 2015
24 The Online Corpus of Inscriptions from Ancient North Arabia Daniel Burt, Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the DHOXSS 2015. Daniel Burt 10 Aug 2015
25 If a Picture is Worth 1000 Words, What's a Medium Quality Scan Worth? David Zeitlyn, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the DHOXSS 2015. David Zeitlyn 10 Aug 2015
26 Creative Commons Crowdsourced Text Transcription Victoria Van Hyning, Zooniverse, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the DHOXSS 2015. Victoria Van Hyning 10 Aug 2015
27 Creative Commons Let Your Projects Shine: Lightweight Usability Testing for Digital Humanities Projects Mia Ridge, Digital Humanities, Open University, gives a talk for the DHOXSS 2015. Mia Ridge 10 Aug 2015
28 Creative Commons Networking⁴: Reassembling the Republic of Letters, 1500-1800 Howard Hotson, Faculty of History, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the DHOXSS 2015. Howard Hotson 10 Aug 2015
29 Creative Commons Mapping Digital Pathways to Enhance Visitor Experience Jessica Suess, University of Oxford Museums and Anjanesh Babu, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, give a talk for the DHOXSS 2015. Jessica Suess, Anjanesh Babu 10 Aug 2015
30 Creative Commons Digital Image Corruption - Where It Comes From and How to Detect It Chris Powell, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the 2015 DHOXSS. Chris Powell 10 Aug 2015
31 Creative Commons Digital Transformations Panel discussion for th DHOXSS 2015. David De Roure, Lucie Burgess, Tim Crawford, Jane Winters 10 Aug 2015
32 Creative Commons How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, gives the opening keynote talk for the 2015 DHOXSS. Jane Winters 10 Aug 2015
33 Ukiyo-e to Emoji: Museums in the Digital Age Martin Roth, director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, delivers the annual TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) open lecture at the DHOxSS 2014. Martin Roth 04 Aug 2014
34 Beyond Digital Humanities: Skills, Application and Collaboration A thought-provoking closing keynote given by Melissa Terras, University College London, at DHOxSS 2014. Melissa Terras 24 Jul 2014
35 Electrifying the 'Via Lucis': communication technologies and republics of letters, past, present and future A talk given by Howard Hotson, University of Oxford, at DHOxSS 2014. Howard Hotson 23 Jul 2014
36 Creating and Sustaining DH Teams: Scaling from the Smaller to the Larger, from the Individual to the Institution and Beyond A talk given by Lynne Siemens, University of Victoria at DHOxSS 2014. Lynne Siemens 23 Jul 2014
37 Ancient Lives: Classics and Digital Humanities at Oxford James Brusuelas from the Faculty of Classics, Oxford University, gives a talk at DHOxSS 2014, around the Ancient Lives project. James Brusuelas 23 Jul 2014
38 Panel - The Future of Data Access and Preservation This panel discussion will bring together those working in the area of data access and preservation to discuss the numerous problems and future possibilities of data curation, preservation, and long-term access. David De Roure, William Kilbride, Christine Madsen, Carole L. Palmer 23 Jul 2014
39 Obtaining the Unobtainable: The Holy Grail of Seed Funding for Small-Scale Digital Projects A talk given by Emma Goodwin, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Oxford, at DHOxSS 2014. Emma Goodwin 23 Jul 2014
40 If a picture is worth 1000 words what's a medium quality scan worth? This presentation from DHOxSS 2014 is based on the practical experience of archiving 46 thousand (plus) images taken by a Cameroonian studio photographer over a 30 years period as part of the British Library ‘Endangered Archive Programme' (EAP). David Zeitlyn 23 Jul 2014
41 Panel - Scholarly Digital Editing This panel discussion will bring together those working in the area of scholarly digital editing to examine how and why such editions should and are being made and what issues and assumptions we bring to the creation of scholarly digital editions. Pip Wilcox, Lou Burnard, Eugene Giddens, Eleanor Lowe 23 Jul 2014
42 Community, Community of Practice, and the Methodological Commons This talk considers notions of community, community of practice, and the methodological commons as it applies to the digital humanities. A keynote by Ray Siemens, University of Victoria from DHOxSS 2014. Ray Siemens 23 Jul 2014