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Every year, CESTA's Digital Humanities Graduate Fellowship supports graduate students and post-docs to produce original research using the tools and methods of the digital humanities. Join us to see the 2021-22 cohort of scholars present their research!
This event is open to Stanford affiliates only. We hope you will join us in person at CESTA, but if you require a Zoom link, please write to email@example.com.
8:30–9:00 AM Light breakfast and coffee
9:00–9:15 AM Introductory remarks
9:15–10:30 AM Panel One: Our Digital Present: Tools, Big Data, and Algorithms
- Annie Lamar (Classics): "Reading, Fast and Slow: The Impact of Digital Reading Tools on Ancient Language Learning"
- Iris Zhang (Sociology): "Municipal Annexations and the Changing Color Line"
- Hank Gerba (Art History): "Between Publics and Populations: On Complexity Theory’s Algorithmic Logics"
10:30–10:45 AM Coffee
10:45–12:00 PM Panel Two: New Data-Driven Perspectives on the Distant Past
- Dewei Shen (East Asian Studies): "How to Escape from Empire: A Possible Digital Humanities Solution"
- Brandon Bark (Classics): "Networks of Transmission: Visualizing Latin Literary Fragments and the Later Sources who Preserved Them"
- James Parkhouse (English): "Raiding the Wordhoard: Statistical Analysis of Recurring Alliterative Collocations in Old Norse Eddic Poetry"
12:00–1:15 PM Lunch
1:15–2:45 PM Panel Three: Tracing Culture in Language, 1850 to Now
- Zuza Leniarska (English): "Return to Realism? Comparing 19th- and 21st-Century Novel Forms"
- Carmen Thong (English)and Katherine Wang: "Encoding the Postcolonial in Place"
- Valentina Ramia (Anthropology): "Fear in the Archive: A Digital Analysis of Ethnographic Concepts in Immigration Judges' Decisions"
- Andrew Nelson (East Asian Languages and Cultures), Victor Cheruiyot and Sandi Khine: "Imperial Vocabulary: Public Political Discourse of the Japanese Diaspora, 1895-1935"
2:45–3:00 PM Concluding remarks