Doing Digital Humanities, Start to Finish
- Scott Weingart
- Thursday, March 14, 2019
- 9:15 PM - 10:45 PM
Digital humanities largely exists in projects and programs, rather than journals and departments. This presentation will highlight a series of case studies, from the analysis of 100,000 early modern letters to the creation of a DH center, to show the many considerations one must keep in mind when getting started in the digital humanities.
Scott B. Weingart is an historian of science and data scientist working to adapt computational methods to cultural questions. He is the Program Director of Digital Humanities, and Core Faculty in Humanities Analytics, at Carnegie Mellon University. Weingart received the Paul Fortier Prize in Digital Humanities, sits on the executive council of the Association for Computers and the Humanities, and co-authored the bestselling Exploring Big Historical Data: The Historian's Macroscope (2015).