Come hear about an ongoing effort to extract over a million entries documenting the New York City's from its historic city directories for public use.
What new opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration do digital tools afford scholars working with archival resources? How might new digital tools make the history, art, and culture in New York City visible in new ways, to new publics?
Come hear about the bohemians of antebellum New York who supported, slept with, parodied, and drank with Walt Whitman at a pivotal moment in the poet's life and career.
Students in the digital humanities graduate course “Mapping Archives: Cultural Geographies of New York City” will present their projects from Fall 2014.
Laura Fisher of Ryerson University in Toronto will be discussing a digital and public humanities project that geolocates literary and historical texts on a map of New York City.
Jeremy Rowe presents a digital project that uses geolocation as a tool for understanding the economic development of historic photography.