The New Directions in Humanities Research lecture series highlights current trends in humanities computing and issues of concern to scholars working in the digital age. This fall series continues with the topic of text analysis. Stéfan Sinclair, University of Alberta, Assistant Professor in the department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies and co-director of the M.A. in Humanities Computing at U Alberta, will present: "Envisioning Visualization in the Humanities."
Stéfan Sinclair has published articles in a variety of fields including computer assisted text analysis, French literary criticism, educational technologies, literary databases and the humanities computing curriculum; he has also developed softward such as HyperPo: Text Analysis and Exploration Tools and SatorBase.
For more information about the series, see our web site, http://shc.stanford.edu. The remaining speaker this fall quarter is David Rumsey (Cartography Associates). The series is sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center, with additional funding provided by Academic Computing, English, and Interdisciplinary Studies,
Admission InfoFree and open to the public.