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 …

Tableau Data Visualisation Workshop Registration Open

Digital Arts and Humanities at UCC are proud to host a Data Visualisation Workshop Using Tableau. Date: 5 November 2019 Location: Digital Humanities Active Learning Space, FSB 4.58 Time: 4pm – 6pm Learn a new approach to data visualisation using Tableau at this free 2-hour workshop for students and instructors at UCC. Read more and register at https://www.tableau.com/community/events/tableau-workshop-university-college-cork-2019-11-05 This hands-on …

Euronews: What’s Happening Now

When: Wednesday 16 October, 12 pmWhere: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Euronews: What’s Happening Now Brendan Dooley, Lorenzo Allori, Carlotta Paltrinieri How to analyze 50,000 historical documents in a single lifetime? How about four years? Time to bring in the machines! Before printed newspapers, news was written by hand in specially designed sheets distributed by courier; fortunately some …

Copyright in the Digital Age

When: Wednesday 2 October, 12 pmWhere: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Copyright in the Digital Age Colin Manning, CIT and UCC What is Intellectual Property and what benefits does it provide to society? How is Copyright protection acquired and what rights does it give creators? What are the challenges facing copyright in the digital age? These questions and …