V22.0380 - 001: Computing in the Humanities and the Arts -- Prof. Deena Engel - Fall, 2007




Class Notes




Guest Speakers


Guest Speakers

Monday, September 17, 2007

Professor Martha Rust, Department of English: Professor Rust will speak about the role of technology in the field of Medieval Literature and Culture. Topics include among others: TEI (electronic text encoding), implementing software techniques in bioinformatics to trace the development of language, and her work on a digital version of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales which includes transcripts, images, collations, and many tools to assist in researching this rich text.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Professor Robert Rowe, Professor of Music and Music Education: Professor Rowe will speak on current work in music & technology. In addition, a concert will be held on October 22, 2007 and all students are invited to attend.

Interactive Arts Performance Series: Monday, October 22, 2007 8:00 PM till 10:00 PM - Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street (see http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/events/2007/10/22/134695/interactive_arts_performance_series)

Monday, October 29, 2007

Prof. Esther Katz, Director/Editor, The Margaret Sanger Papers Project , Department of History of New York University: Prof. Katz will speak about the inception and on-going work in the development of the Margaret Sanger Papers Project and will address specific issues and research considerations which historians face when studying and digitizing a large collection of diverse materials such as this one.

November 5, 2007

Barbara Rockenbach, MLIS and Associate Director for Library Relations at ArtStor: Barbara Rockenbach will speak about visual literacy and topics related to technology and database applications in the field of art history.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

W Gerald Heverly, Librarian for Philosophy, Classics, Byzantine, and Hellenic Studies; NYU, Bobst Library: Gerald Heverly will speak about the history and development of APIS (Advanced Papyrological Information System). This exciting and well-known site contains information on and images of papyrological materials (including papyri and wood tablets among others). Mr. Heverly will speak about many of the project management issues which arise in such a project, and how such a site is developed over time with an outreach to many audiences including scholars, high school and university students, religious groups, and others.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - changed to Wednesday December 5, 2007

NYU Podcasting Lab Session - in the Multimedia Center Classroom.

Robyn Berland, ITS MultiMedia Lab. Contact information: robyn.berland@nyu.edu


Paula Feid: Undergraduate Librarian of NYU Libraries. Contact information: paula.feid@nyu.edu or call 212-998-2509.

Paula Feid is the Undergraduate Librarian at NYU. She earned an M.P.S. in 1999 from NYU-Tisch's Interactive
Telecommunications Program where she focused on social applications of the internet. She earned her M.L.S. from the
University of Rhode Island. She is interested in promoting academic library research as an essential skill for the
21st century workplace.