Toronto Metropolitan University
Centre for Digital Humanities
- most events are hosted on Zoom and are free and open to all registrants
- also, check out the workshops hosted by the Collaboratory!
2:30-3:30 pm and 3:30-4:30 pm
Tour and Demo of TMU’s Library’s Immersion Studio (LIB386C)
Hosts: Fangmin Wang and Michael Carter-Arlt
A chance to explore the TMU Libraries’ 360 Immersion Studio and talk about how it can be used for research! There will be two sessions (2:30-3:30 PM and 3:30-4:30 PM).
Note that each session is limited to 10 people. Please only register for one session.
More About Weekly Themes
Tuesdays Noon-1 pm EST
Eliza by Zachtronics (2019)
Host: Jason Boyd
Join Jason as he plays Evelyn, who is starting a new job as a proxy for a virtual counselling app called Eliza.
Using Research Rabbit for Research Discovery
Dino Felluga, “Going a Step Further Than Open Access and Open Source: COVE and the Promise of Open Assembly.”
Hosts: Jason Boyd and Dino Felluga, General Editor of COVE
Join Jason in discussion with Dino about how COVE (Collaborative Organization for Virtual Education) is addressing issues of long-term sustainability for digital humanities platforms and the value of collectively sharing content.
Registrants will be provided with access to COVE, where they can read the paper and annotate it using the COVE annotation tool.
CRITICAL CODE STUDIES
Matthew Bellinger. “The Rhetoric of Error in Digital Media.” Computational Culture 5, 2016.
Host: Jason Boyd
Join Jason for a discussion of Bellinger’s study of how errors (glitches, bugs, failures) in computing are framed and discussed.
TINY TOOLS TOUR
Electric Zine Maker by Nathalie Lawhead
Join Reg in this inaugural tour of Everest Pipkin’s Tiny Tools Directory. Today’s tour will examine game designer and artist Nathalie Lawhead’s Electric Zine Maker as a tool, a toy, and a game. We will also talk about zine culture, especially during COVID.
“What Lawhead and the Electric Zine Maker suggest is that seriousness is not always the best way to fight back against a system that doesn’t care about you; choosing lightness, lack of coherence, silliness and restful creation can be just as effective.” – Nicole Froio in the Observer