Category Archives: Conferences, seminars, talks, public events

Academic and public events organised and hosted by the Faculty of Arts

THE MEANING OF COLOUR – 6 September, 2014

The National Gallery in collaboration with the Open University: The Meaning of Colour, A Study Day to accompany the exhibition Making Colour (18 June – 7 September, 2014)
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Digital Humanities seminar – 17 June

Text mining for historical and literary research: the Trading Consequences and Palimpsest projects Date: 17 June 2014 Time: 2.30pm-4.30pm Venue: Arts Music Studio, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes Speaker: Dr Beatrice Alex (Informatics, University of Edinburgh) By collaborating … Continue reading

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Digital Pedagogy: how are new technologies transforming the interface between research and learning?

Digital Pedagogy: how are new technologies transforming the interface between research and learning?Funded by the AHRC, Hestia2 has been exploring some of the consequences of applying digital technologies to humanities text-based research, including investigating the use of network theory (Southampton), complex data visualisations (Stanford), and Literary GIS (Birmingham). In this final seminar, we consider the extent to which digital technologies are transforming knowledge of research beyond academia, what the particular challenges and opportunities are for digital-based teaching, and what consequences there may be for research practice.
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