Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 02/Jun/2019
8:30am
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10:00am
Opening Keynote: Deb Verhoeven: Making Sense of the Unfathomable: Digital Humanities in Desperate Times.
Location: Buch A203
Chair: Barbara Bordalejo
10:00am
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10:30am
B1: Coffee Break
10:30am
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12:00pm
2a: Interactive Virtual Storytelling
Location: UCLL 103
Chair: Lai-Tze Fan
 

Video Games as Criticism: New Media, Print Bias, and the Notion of ‘Intervention’

Kyle Douglas Dase


"This Game Needs to be Made": Theories⇌Virtual Worlds

Prof. Jon Saklofske


Towards a Phenomenological Approach to Interactive Storytelling

John Yoon

2b: Networks and Connections
Location: UCLL 172
Chair: François Dominic Laramée
 

To Reify or not to Reify: A Linked Open Data Question

Dr. Susan Brown, Joel Cummings, Dr. Kim Martin, Dr. Deb Stacey


Geolocating Indian Affairs Reports

Dr. Felicity Jensz, Dr. Mark Padgham


Exploring through Markup: Recovering Cocoa

Prof. Geoffrey Rockwell, Prof. Stéfan Sinclair

2c: Digital Approaches to Poets and Artists
Location: UCLL 101
Chair: Adam Vazquez
 

A Thematic Classification of Picasso's Poetry Based on Conceptual Categorization

Dr. Luis Meneses, Dr. Enrique Mallen


Their Hands Were a-Blazin’: Digital Stylistics with the Metrical Rhythms of Dylan and Cohen

Prof. Marc Plamondon, Matthew Sullivan


The Location of Dialogism: Computational Analysis of Digitized Performances of T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

Dr. Adam Hammond, Jonathan Dick

12:00pm
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1:30pm
L1: Graduate Mentorship Lunch
Chair: Lai-Tze Fan
1:30pm
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3:00pm
3a: ACCUTE Panel: “Where do Interdisciplinary Researchers Fit?”
Location: UCLL 103
Chair: Lai-Tze Fan
Aimée Morrison, University of Waterloo
Lourdes Arciniega, St. Mary's University
Leif Schenstead-Harris, Independent Scholar
Alison Hedley, McGill University
Maya Hey, Concordia University
Jason Lajoie, University of Waterloo
Financial support for this session was provided by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
3b: MoEML at Twenty
Location: UCLL 172
Chair: Luis Meneses
1. “And now completely finished? Responding to a Changing (Digital) Landscape.” Presenter: Janelle Jenstad, Director of MoEML (University of Victoria)
2. “Creating a Digital Anthology of Mayoral Shows.” Mark Kaethler, Assistant Director of MoEML (Medicine Hat College)
3. “Ending MoEML.” Joseph Takeda, MoEML Programmer (University of British Columbia)
 

MoEML at Twenty

Dr. Mark Kaethler, Dr. Janelle Jenstad, Joseph Takeda

3c: Web Scraping
Location: UCLL 101
Chair: Hannah Mabel Reardon
3:00pm
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3:30pm
B2: Coffee Break
3:30pm
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5:00pm
4: Keynote: Alexandra Bolintineanu
Location: Buch A203
Chair: Constance Crompton
Date: Monday, 03/Jun/2019
8:30am
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10:00am
5a: Comparative Machine Readings
Location: UCLL 103
Chair: Susan Brown
 

Explorations in Machine Reading and Decolonial Methods

Prof. Margaret Linley, Mladen Rakovic


Detecting biased wording in the Bulgarian Wikipedia

Desislava Aleksandrova, Dr. Ivan Marinov, Prof. Dominic Forest, Prof. François Lareau


Looking through the Hungarian verbal charm corpus

Emese Ilyefalvi

5b: Materializing the Digital: Feminist Spaces for Young Audiences’ Agency in Digitally Mediated Environments
Location: UCLL 172
Chair: Adam Vazquez
 

Materializing the Digital: Feminist Spaces for Young Audiences’ Agency in Digitally Mediated Environments

Dr. Jennifer Roberts-Smith, Dr. Shana MacDonald, Dr. Milena Radzikowska, Dr. Stan Ruecker, Brianna Wiens

5c: Data Visualizations of Otherness
Location: UCLL 101
Chair: Negin Eisazadeh
 

Visualizing brouhaha : an analysis of French contemporary literature

Dr. Servanne Monjour


Voyages immobiles: que reste-t-il de l’imaginaire du road-trip à l’ère numérique ?

Prof. Marcello Vitali-Rosati, Enrico Agostini Marchese, Jeanne Hourez

10:00am
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10:30am
B3: Coffee Break
10:30am
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12:00pm
6a: Procedural Approaches to Literature
Location: UCLL 103
Chair: Kyle Douglas Dase
 

Predicting Author Gender with Machine Learning Algorithms: Looking Beyond the Binary

Kaylin Land


Distant Reading and the Range in the Genre of the Canadian Western

Dr. Joel Deshaye


Procedural Creativity and Ergodic Pleasure: A Theory of Digital Literary Adaptations

Dr. Jason Boyd

6b: Design and Engagement
Chair: Luis Meneses
 

Designing for Sustainability: Maintaining TAPoR and Methodi.ca

Holly H. Pickering, Chaolan Wu, Kaitlyn Grant, Jingwei Wang, Kynan Ly, Prof. Geoffrey Rockwell


Visualizing and Editorializing a Historical Database: A Digital Atlas of French Public Architecture (1795 – 1840)

Lena Krause


Podcasting the Spanish Civil War: Serial Audio as a Scholarly Tool for Public Engagement

Kaarina Mikalson, Kevin Levangie

6c: Web Scraping
Chair: Hannah Mabel Reardon
 

Using Harvested Images for 3D Reconstruction of the Demolished Château de Noisy

Negin Eisazadeh, Dr. Barbara Bordalejo


“th mold thats branded on m soul”: A Computational Approach to Racialized Voice in Jean Toomer’s “Kabnis”

Jonathan Dick, Dr. Adam Hammond

12:00pm
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1:30pm
L2: Lunch
1:30pm
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3:00pm
7a: Community as Methodology: Spoken, Wearable, Affective
Chair: Geoffrey Rockwell
 

The SpokenWeb Project: Documenting Humanities-Oriented Spoken Collections

Prof. Michael O'Driscoll, Prof. Jason Camlot, Lee Hannigan, Emma Cullen, Holly H. Pickering, Ali Azarpanah, Sean Luyk


The Wearable Past: Adapting a physical object collection for a digital archive (and vice versa)

Tom Everrett, Sharon Caldwell, Isabel Pedersen


Affective Collections: An Exploration of Methodologies in Digital, Community-based Research

Kaitlyn Grant

7b: Perspectives
Chair: François Dominic Laramée
 

Digital Techniques and Social Historical Questions: A Methodological and Analytical Discussion

Daniel Robert Samuel Murchison, Maximilian Smith, Erica McCloskey


Crowdsourcing the Canterbury Tales

Prof. Peter Robinson, Dr. Barbara Bordalejo


Virtual Reality and the Myth of Total Immersion

Aaron Tucker

 
3:00pm
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3:30pm
B4: Coffee Break
3:30pm
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5:00pm
8a
8a Posters and Demos: Poster Session
Location: UCLL SL
 

GEMMS: New Research Opportunities in Early Modern Sermons

Dr. Anne Marie James, Prof. Jeanne Shami


Prehuman writings

Marcello Vitali-Rosati


Discovering Digital Methods: An Exploration of Methodica for Humanists

Kaitlyn Grant, Greg Whistance-Smith, Jinman Zhang, Chaolan Wu, Dr. Geoffrey Rockwell


Canadian Modernist Magazines Project

Dr. Graham Jensen


Student Perspectives on Digital Storytelling Tools in the Classroom

Dr. Raluca Fratiloiu


VoyantJS: A Reusable Javascript Library for Text Analysis

Prof. Stéfan Sinclair, Prof. Geoffrey Rockwell


Generative Ethics: Using AI to Generate

Prof. Geoffrey Rockwell, Jingwei Wang


Re-Designing the Svoboda Diaries Project: A User-Centered Approach

Dr. Annie T. Chen, Dr. Walter Andrews, Yogasai Gazula, Chuangzuo Liu, Jennifer Wang, Shubhangi Bansal


Blockchain Technology for Scholarly Knowledge Production?

Dr. Matthew Hiebert


Putting it Out There: Locative Media and Outdoor Interpretation

Dr. Hussein Keshani


Local stylometric features for authorship attribution in French fiction

Michael Haaf, Étienne Fortier-Dubois


The New(s) from CWRC (2017-2019)

Prof. Susan Brown, Mihaela Ilovan


Visualizing Feminist Knowledge Work

Prof. Maureen Engel, Kendra Cowley, Kascindra Shewan, Prof. Paula Gardner


InstaPoets: Social Media’s Diverse Voices.

Prof. Barbara Bordalejo


Walking and Wandering: The Next Steps for HuViz

Susan Brown, Kim Martin, Chelsea Miya, Shawn Murphy


Berlin Remix (demo)

Prof. Jim Bizzocchi


Tracing Trauma: A Computational Approach to Literary Analysis

Narayanamoorthy Nanditha


Stemmatology and the case of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde

Adam Vazquez


Recommender Systems and Models for Taste in Movies

Prof. Brian Almquist


Decoding British Empiricism

Jason Richard Bradshaw

 
6:00pm R
Date: Tuesday, 04/Jun/2019
8:30am
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10:00am
9a: Maps and visualization
Chair: Constance Crompton
 

Shifting the Conservation Conversation? A Critical Reflection on DH Project Design for Counter-Mapping

Hannah Mabel Reardon


Unsettling Colonial Mapping: Sonic-Spatial Representations of amiskwaciwâskahikan

Kendra Cowley, Kateryna Barnes

9b: Digital Interventions
Chair: Adam Vazquez
 

New Tools on the Block: History of Political Thought and Digital Humanities

Hugo Bonin


Public Interest and Current Affairs in Colombia; Topic Modeling Razón Pública

Emilio Calderon, Prof. Juan Luis Suarez


The Case of Telegram Messenger for Social Change: An Iranian Case Study

Zeinab Farokhi

9c: Horizons of Reading
Chair: Kim Martin
 

« Imagining Europe in Print: reading the outside world in 115 years of French books and periodicals (1700-1815) »

François Dominic Laramée


A Social Network and Text Analysis of Charles Darwin’s Correspondences, 1835-42.

Caroline Isabelle Floyd


Student Perspectives Regarding Practice and Pedagogy in the Digital Humanities

Jane Boyes, Michael Cameron

10:00am
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10:30am
B5: Coffee Break
10:30am
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12:00pm
10a: Projects and Partnerships
Chair: Jason Boyd
 

University-Industry Partnerships in the Humanities: The Partners’ Perspective

Lynne Siemens


Establishing Criteria for Cases of Abandonment in Online Digital Humanities Projects

Dr. Luis Meneses, Jonathan Martin, Richard Furuta, Ray Siemens


Data Visualization and Visual Arts Specialist Perspectives: Towards New Interpretive Frameworks

Julia Genevieve Polyck-O'Neill

10c: Archives and anthologies
Chair: Marcello Vitali-Rosati
 

AP POP : Anthologie Palatine, Plateforme Ouverte des Parcours d’imaginaires

Margot Mellet, Marcello Vitali-Rosati, Elsa Bouchard, Servanne Monjour, Enrico Agostini-Marchese


Micronarrative and Medium Specificity: "Circa 1948" as mobile app and VR installation

Prof. Jim Bizzocchi, Reese Muntean


Stories of Loss: Fragility in the Archive

Dr. Claire Carlin, Dr. Matt Huculak

 
12:00pm
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1:30pm
L3: Lunch
1:30pm
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3:00pm
11a: Annual General Meeting
3:00pm
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3:30pm
B6: Coffee Break
3:30pm
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5:00pm
12a: Closing Keynote: Victor Temprano: "Building Projects that Matter: challenges and opportunities of Native Land."
Chair: Susan Brown

 
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