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Monthly Archives: November 2015

John Wihbey: The Looming Battlefield for Clean Data

Written on November 25, 2015 at 2:16 pm, by

Read NULab core faculty John Wihbey’s “The Looming Battlefield for Clean Data” in The Boston Globe.

Mathematics of Crime with Andrea Bertozzi

Written on November 24, 2015 at 3:04 pm, by

Mathematics of Crime ANDREA BERTOZZI University of California Los Angeles There is an extensive applied mathematics literature developed for problems in the biological and physical sciences. Our understanding of social science problems from a mathematical standpoint is less developed, but also presents some very interesting problems, especially for young researchers. This lecture uses crime as  Continue Reading »

Lauren Klein, “Feminist Data Visualization: Rethinking the Archive, Reshaping the Field”

Written on November 18, 2015 at 10:21 am, by

By Dave DeCamp On November 4, 2015 the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks and Digital Scholarship Group hosted Lauren Klein for a fascinating talk titled, “Feminist Data Visualization: Rethinking the Archive, Reshaping the Field.” An Assistant Professor at the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Klein is currently  Continue Reading »

A “Stunning” Love Letter to Viral Texts: A “sublimely splendiferous” foray into nineteenth century newspapers

Written on November 4, 2015 at 8:00 am, by

By Jonathan D. Fitzgerald On this day, 147 years ago, Volume 15, Number 10 of The Raftsman’s Journal was published in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Among the stories featured on its front page were a short work of fiction called “The Dashford Tragedy”; a vignette titled “Who Ate Roger Williams”; a poem, “Marjorie’s Almanac”; and “A ‘stunning’  Continue Reading »

Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: Quantifying Kissinger

Written on November 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm, by

Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me: Quantifying Kissinger Wednesday, November 18 3:00 – 4:00 pm 90 Snell Library Micki Kaufman, Modern Language Association Scarcity of information is a common frustration for historians. For students of twentieth- and twenty-first century history, however, the opposite problem is also increasingly common — overwhelmed by a deluge  Continue Reading »