Digital Brown Bag


Introduction to Linked Data and the Semantic Web

Srikar Nadipally

Srikar Nadipally spent the year working with Linked Data, in this special presentation he tells us what he's learned.

Comparative Literature

Cube Whidden

Cube Whidden (Comparative Literature) discusses his use of statistical models to find correlations between texts written by four Roman satirists.

The Simms Initiative

Matt Simmons

Matt Simmons discusses his work with the Simms Initiatives and his use of digital text editing tools.

History and Video Games

Mark Van Driel

Graduate student Mark Van Driel discusses how video games can be used as a teaching tool for history.

Useable Voids

Evan Meaney

Professor Evan Meaney (Media Arts) discusses new media, gaming, and glitch art in relation to his current and past work.


Mapping Slavery in Antebellum Columbia with GIS

Evan Kutzler

Evan Kutzler (History) discusses his work on slavery in antebellum Columbia using GIS maps and the challenges he encountered when incorporating these maps into the digital history project website, Slavery at South Carolina College: The Origins of the University of South Carolina.

Work vs. Research: Translating Paradigms of Scholarship from Computer Science to the Humanities

Duncan Buell

Professor Duncan Buell (Computer Science) gives his view on how to distinguish work and research, as well as the role of making tools in support of and as part of scholarly work.

Video Games and History

Joe November

Professor Joe November (History) discusses how history is represented in video games, focusing particularly on the pedagogical and intellectual opportunities games offer to the humanities.