Exploring online spaces, narrative and audio with asylum communities in Europe

When: Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Kathy O’Hare (Digital Arts + Humanities, UCC) Abstract Community Radio Refugee Awareness Week 2019 aims to inspire conversations with European communities and audiences in the hope for critical engagement and reflection on issues of global migration and international displacement. …

Stylometric Analysis in a Minoritised Language: A Case Study in Catalan Literature

When: Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Dr. Pedro Nilsson-Fernàndez (Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, UCC) Abstract This session will give an overview of the processes, challenges and little triumphs behind the application of digital humanities’ tools and methodologies to the study of …

Cultural Collaboration and the Digital Repository

When: Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Catherine Bourne (Digital Arts + Humanities, UCC) Abstract Catherine’s research focuses on the impact of technology on arts practices, socially engaged art, and arts accessibility in virtual spaces. She is specifically interested in collaboration and community engagement …

The Sonic Histories of Cork City Project: From Idea to 360° Video

When: Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Elaine Harrington, (UCC Special Collections) & John Hough (Music, UCC) Abstract The Sonic Histories of Cork City (SHOCC) Project was formed as an interdisciplinary UCC team investigating what locations and spaces in Cork City might have sounded …

An Intergenerational Study of the Use of Smart Technology in Modern Irish Society: Key Understandings of Technological Aesthetics

When: Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Adil Cahit Ansaroglu (UCC) Abstract The aim of this research is to critically examine the crucial part of the smartphone that often goes unrecognised by modern society – the importance of aesthetics of the hardware and software …

Similar yet Different: the Structure of Social Networks of Characters in Seinfeld, Friends, How I Met Your Mother, and The Big Bang Theory

When: Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Prof Ana Bazzan, (UFRGS Porto Alegre, Brazil) Abstract The theory of complex systems is responsible for a boom in using network science (another name for our long-time acquaintance, graph theory). Indeed the theory of network science in …

Complex Networks of Complex Narratives

When: Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Complex networks of complex narratives Dr Pádraig Mac Carron, University of Limerick Abstract In recent years the field of complex networks has been applied to many different disciplines ranging from archaeology to zoology.  Here, we construct the …

Exploring the Heartbeat of Capoeira through a Data-Driven Narrative

In this stunning application of the aestheticisation of metrics, Charlotte Krause brings a new and revealing perspective to the appreciation of this Brazillian martial art. As part of her contemplation of how we can employ data visualisation to both deliver an engaging narrative as well as dig deeper to understand human activity, she skillfully and creatively applies a variety of …

Dr James O’Sullivan recognised at Conference Ambassador Awards

Dr James O’Sullivan of UCC’s Department of Digital Humanities was recognised at this year’s Cork Ambassador Awards, hosted by the Cork Convention Bureau, for hosting the Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival in July. The annual Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) conference was held at University College Cork this summer, the first time that the major international gathering of …

UCCDH graduate receives prestigious NUI Club London Award

Patrick O’Toole, a graduate of UCC’s BA in Digital Humanities & Information Technology, has received this year’s NUI Club London Award. The NUI Club London Award is given to the top student of the final year of that year’s chosen discipline. In 2019, digital humanities was the chosen discipline. This scholarship was introduced for the first time in 2005. It …