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Winter Workshop at Rutgers-New Brunswick

Diagram Of The Arts And Sciences, With A Man Reading, A Man Writing, An Astronomer, And A Physician, In St. Anselm's 'Similitudes' And Other Works. British Library, Cotton MS Cleopatra C XI, f.72v, ca. 1225

 

Winter 2017 Workshop at Rutgers University—New Brunswick

Rutgers Academic Building, Room 1180

1–4 pm

 

Program of Speakers

Alexander Brey (Dumbarton Oaks & Bryn Mawr College) and Maeve Doyle (Bryn Mawr College)

Digital Workshop: "Network Analysis for Medieval Studies"

 

Break

 

Kaelin Jewell (Temple University)

Digital Workshop: "Mapping the Late Antique Mediterranean: From Google Maps to QGIS"

 

Andrea Gazzoni (University of Pennsylvania)

"Mapping Dante: A Study of Places in the Commedia"

 

Workshop Participation

No prior knowledge is required to participate in either digital workshop. If you are able, we suggest bringing a laptop.

For the network analysis workshop, the speakers suggest that attendees install the program Cytoscape before the workshop. You can download Cytoscape by clicking on the "Download" link at http://www.cytoscape.org

Participants will need internet access during the workshop. Rutgers is an Eduroam campus. If your campus also participates in Eduroam, you can create an account on your home campus network to get online on any participating campus. If you do not have access to Eduroam, you can obtain guest WiFi access at the meeting. (A correction from before: there is no need to pre-register for WiFi access.)

 

References and Links

Kaelin Jewell, "Mapping the Late Antique Mediterranean"

Basic Google Maps:
http://programminghistorian.org/lessons/googlemaps-googleearth

QGIS Tutorials:
http://www.qgistutorials.com/en/index.html

QGIS Quick Guide for Mapping the Ancient Mediterranean:
https://sites.temple.edu/tudsc/2017/01/31/mapping-the-ancient-mediterranean-with-qgis-a-quick-gude/

GIS for Historians:
http://www.geographicallyintegratedhistory.com
https://geospatialhistorian.wordpress.com/
http://www.esri.com/news/arcnews/summer07articles/what-historians-want.html

Temple University Libraries Research Guide: Open-source GIS for Digital Scholarship: http://guides.temple.edu/c.php?g=425229&p=2904465 

 

 

Travel and Parking

Street parking on Seminary Place is limited, and there's almost no parking on College Avenue. The best option is parking at the Gateway Garage, 5 minutes away from the Academic Building (15 Seminary place).
http://www.njnbpa.org/parking-locator/#map

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Event Properties

Event Date 02/25/2017
Event End Date 02/25/2017
Registration Start Date 07/23/2016
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 02/25/2017, 11:55 pm
Individual Price $15.00
Location
Rutgers University
57 US-1 New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
Rutgers University
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
$15.00

Our Thanks

The DVMA would like to offer its sincere gratitude to the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and the Princeton Index of Christian Art for their continued support of our programs.

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