Doing DH: Digital Humanities Project Management

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm

Doing DH is a Digital Scholarship series focusing on the basic skills needed for working in the digital humanities. Lightning-talk panels, presentations, and workshops showcase people, projects, and expertise in the Triangle and offer insights into the practical side of being a digital humanist. Presentations and panel discussions are in the FHI Garage (Bay 4, Smith Warehouse). Light refreshments will be served. Workshops are in the Wired! Lab (Bay 11 Smith Warehouse). 

The next events in this series are November 21 : a workshop and panel discussion on project management in the digital humanities (flyer attached and more information below). For more information about events in this series, visit http://sites.duke.edu/digital/training-events/doing-dh/. To find out about other Libraries digital scholarship events, subscribe to our listserv: https://lists.duke.edu/sympa/subscribe/digital

 

DIGITAL HUMANITIES PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Thursday, November 21

 

WORKSHOP 4:00-5:00 PM 

Wired! Lab (Bay 11, Smith Warehouse)

Ashley Reed, Workshop Leader

Register: http://tinyurl.com/DoingDH-PM-work (limited seating – registration required)

Introduction to DH project planning and management, with special emphasis on choosing the tools and applications (from free apps like Google Docs to professional software like BaseCamp and Jira) that best suit your project and your team. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

 

PANEL 6:00-7:30 PM

FHI Garage (Bay 4, Smith Warehouse)

Register: http://tinyurl.com/DoingDH-PM 

What planning and management challenges are specific to digital humanities? How do DH project managers coordinate team effort, communicate with stakeholders, and control unexpected changes in project scope? Practitioners from Triangle research universities lead this conversation about common issues in digital humanities project development. This event is part of Doing Digital Humanities, a Digital Scholarship series focusing on the basic skills needed for working in the digital humanities. Refreshments will be served.

Speakers:

  • Mary Caton Lingold (Soundbox Project co-director and English Department doctoral student, Duke University);
  • Erin Parish (Cultural Anthropology Department doctoral student, Duke University);
  • Ashley Reed (Manager, William Blake Archive, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill);
  • Josh Sosin (Duke Collaboratory in Classics Computing and Classics Department Associate Professor, Duke University)
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