Category: databases

DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig and Team Launch Revamped

Brueghel team Christmas party group picture

2015 has been a busy year for DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig, Associate Professor in History of Art, and her team of research assistants and URAP apprentices. Over several years, the team has developed, an extensive, open source catalogue raisonné of Flemish painter, Jan Brueghel the Younger (1601 - 1678 AD). The enormous output of the Brueghel family’s workshop and their use of various templating technologies for duplicating painting elements (e.g. a windmill, background figures) poses interesting challenges for attribution.

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Art as Data: DH Fellow Elizabeth Honig on Art History in the Age of Big Data

What does the advent of big data have to offer art historians? What do art historians, well versed in the study of images, have to offer researchers in computational methods? What approaches are available to scholars studying large collections of images, and what types of research questions do these engender? How can we connect large image collections with rich metadata? Elizabeth Honig, DH Fellow and Associate Professor in History of Art, and Melissa Geisler Trafton, Senior Researcher, Fitz H.

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Digital Humanities & Egyptology Lectures, April 13 and April 15

Flyer for Digital Humanities & Egyptology lectures

Please join us for two upcoming talks on digital humanities and Egyptology: Kasia Szpakowska on the development of a database at the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millenium BCE, and Willeke Wendre on Ancient Egypt Online.

From the Outside Looking In: Digitization of Ancient Egyptian Objects and Entities

Monday, April 13, 5:30-6:30 PM, 254 Barrows Hall
Kasia Szpakowska (University of Swansea)

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