July 28–August 6, 2014
University of California, Los Angeles
“Beyond the Digitized Slide Library” is an eight-day summer institute to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles, July 28–August 6, 2014. Major support for the program has been provided by the Getty Foundation. Participants will learn about debates and key concepts in the digital humanities and gain hands-on experience with tools and techniques for art historical research (including metadata basics, data visualization, network graphs, and digital mapping).
Participants will receive travel and lodging in Los Angeles for the duration of the Institute.
UCLA’s team of leading digital humanities technologists will be joined by faculty members:
- Johanna Drucker (Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography, Information Studies)
- Steven Nelson (Associate Professor of African and African American Art History)
- Todd Presner (Chair, Digital Humanities Program, and Professor of Germanic Languages and Comparative Literature).
- Miriam Posner (Digital Humanities Program Coordinator and Institute Director)
Francesca Albrezzi, a Ph.D. candidate in UCLA’s World Arts and Cultures department, will serve as Head, Logistics and Communications.