CESTA Poster Symposium

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

4:30 pm

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Sponsored by:
Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA)

You’re invited to the 2018 CESTA Poster Symposium!

Join us at the Black Community Services Center on May 29th, 4:30-6:30 to learn about student research conducted by Stanford undergraduates at the intersection of technology and the Humanities! Presentation schedule:

4:30 – 4:45: Welcome / Food / Introduction by CESTA leadership

4:45 – 5:30pm: Group A poster presentations

5:30 – 5:45: Intermission and faculty talks

5:45 – 6:30: Group B poster presentations

Group A Poster Presentations | 4:45-5:30

  • Visualizing History: Geography and Oral Histories of the Chinese Railroad Workers
  • Tracing Payroll Developments of Contracted Chinese Workers on the Central Pacific Railroad
  • Imagined San Francisco: Digitally mapping urban developments to analyze political power distribution
  • Modernist Archives Publishing Project: Digitizing Virginia Wolf’s printing press
  • Medieval Law and Resistance: Mapping Church law across Europe
  • Cuban Migration to the United States
  • Mapping Old Regimes of Movement: The flow of goods and sovereignty across contested borders
  • Poetic Media Lab: Digital tools for learning and translating texts
  • Cyber-Text Technologies: The Evolution of Human Communication

Intermission and Faculty Talks by Zephyr Frank and Gordon Chang | 5:30 - 5:45

Group B Poster Presentations | 5:45-6:30

  • Global Evictions and Displacement
  • The Grand Tour Explorer: A digital platform for exploring “the most interesting of all possible voyages” to Italy
  • Land Talk: Mapping Environmental and Social Change
  • Analyzing the Canon: An Exploration of the Norton Anthology of American Literature
  • Mapping the Ottoman Empire
  • The Rome Project: Digitizing Ernest Nash’s Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Rome
  • Mapping Cape Slavery in South Africa
  • Unequal By Design: School Inequities in the United States from 1996-2015
  • Natural Things | Ad Fontes Naturae: A global view of Natural History

Chipotle Catering will be provided!

More about CESTA:

CESTA applies technologies across the humanities to enhance our understanding of the world. Through CESTA’s undergraduate research assistantship program, students are brought together on interdisciplinary teams where they learn about the digital humanities, gain transferable skills, and develop meaningful connections with a community of peers. To learn more about CESTA visit our website at http://cesta.stanford.edu/.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Black Community Services Center Map

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650-721-1385, cesta_stanford@stanford.edu