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 …

Exploring the 19thC Irish Ecclesiastical Architecture of George Goldie

Caoimhín de Bhailís’ evocative look at the oft-overlooked architectural impact of George Goldie on 19thC ecclesiastical buildings in Ireland offers a media-rich exploration that offers a further consideration of the impact of Vatican II on church architecture in Ireland and considers the place of church architecture in the nineteenth-century Irish novel. This wide-ranging project makes for a fascinating browse, but …

Born Digital and Digital Remastering: An introduction to the preservation challenges

When: Wednesday 20 November, 12 pmWhere: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Emma Horgan (Archivist, Special Collections, Boole Library, UCC) In the modern world, more and more of our everyday content is being produced in a purely digital format. Through the medium of film, this talk will explore some of the challenges that arise in the move to preserve …

Curating IRL: net.art, new media and post-internet art

When: Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Curating IRL: net.art, new media and post-internet art Chris Clarke Abstract This talk explores issues relating to the curation of new media artworks in physical exhibition spaces. As contemporary artists increasingly rely on the internet as an …

Gendered Networks in Early Medieval Narratives

When: Wednesday 6 November, 12 pmWhere: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Gendered Networks in Early Medieval Narratives Máirín MacCarron (Lecturer, Digital Humanities, UCC) The Women, Conflict and Peace: Gendered Networks in Early Medieval Narratives research project analyses how a selection of writers from the fourth to eighth centuries – including Eusebius of Caesarea, Gregory of Tours and the Venerable Bede …

Studying the Use of Colour​ in Ancient Paintings

When: Wednesday 30 October, 12 pmWhere: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Studying the Use of Colour​ in Ancient Paintings Xiao Shuang (UCC) Color is a major part of the world. It is not only an important part of people’s perception and understanding of the world, but also an important way for people to narrative and express their feelings. …

What if your Bible was an algorithm? A comparison of Artificial Intelligence and Religion

When: Wednesday 23 October, 12 pmWhere: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 What if your Bible was an algorithm? A comparison of Artificial Intelligence and Religion Max Darby (UCC) Organised religions once originated as distributed, unorganised and unregulated useful practices that aided human life in some way. Over the course of time, through biological and cultural evolution, these useful practices pieced together to form …