Welcome to DH + DATA Day

Co-hosted by Data Services and Digital Scholarship Services, this event celebrates, builds, and nurtures our scholarly community by highlighting digital humanities and data-driven research at New York University. The event showcases interesting research projects across the NYU community and features services offered by Data Services, Digital Scholarship Services, and other branches of NYU Libraries and NYU IT.

Please fill out our registration form to join us on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 24, in the 5th-floor Research Commons of Bobst Library. We also invite you to participate in our annual mapping and visualization competition. Visit the map and visualization competition information page for more details.
Link to registration page


Detailed schedule coming soon.

12:00-1:00 PM
Panel: What is Digital and Data Scholarship? Provocations and Futures
Location: Media Viewing Room

  • Cecilia Marquez, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
  • Kimon Keramidas, Center for Experimental Humanities
  • Meredith Broussard, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
  • Ashley Maynor, Digital Scholarship Services, Bobst Library

Moderator: Nicholas Wolf, Data Services, Bobst Library

1:15-5:00 PM
Software Training and Workshops: Qualtrics survey software, Dedoose qualitative analysis software, and JMP statistical software.
Location: Media Viewing Room

  • 1:15-2:15: Qualitative Data Analysis with Dedoose
  • 2:15-4:15: JMP Workshops (JMP Basics, Text Exploration in JMP, and Graphing & Data Visualizations in JMP)
  • 4:15-5:00: Survey Design Workshop with Qualtrics

1:15-2:00 PM
Booth Demonstrations and Presentations

  • “Text as Data Services”
    Sara DeMott and Casey Hampsey
  • “The Sogdiana: Influencers of the Silk Road”
    Kimon Keramidas
  • “Working in Real Life: Interdiciplinary Project-Based Learning in Museum Studies and Computer Science”
    Craig Kapp and Rosanna Flouty
  • “The Mystery of the Invisible Translator”
    David Hoover
  • Qualtrics Survey Software
    Mick Swenson
  • JMP Statistical Software
    JMP Team
  • Dedoose
    Eli Lieber
  • Esri GIS/mapping Software: ArcGIS, Storymaps
    Piyali Kundu and Jim Barry

2:15-3:15 PM
Speaker Group
Location: Speaker zone

  • 2:15-2:30: “Digital Humanities and Contemporary Food Studies Issues”
    Scott Barton
  • 2:30-2:45: “An Introduction to the NYU Artist Archives Initiative”
    Deena Engel and Glenn Wharton
  • 2:45-3:00: “Humanities Data Curation and Project-Based Learning”
    Tom Augst
  • 3:00-3:15: “Redefining Data Visualization”
    Cy Andrews


3:30-4:30 PM
Speaker Group
Location: Speaker zone

  • 3:30-3:45: “Blackness, Respectability, Status Signaling: Perceptions of #ActualLivingScientists”
    Leo Douglas
  • 3:45-4:00: “Saving Data Journalism: Building an Archiving Tool for Dynamic Websites”
    Katy Boss and Meredith Broussard
  • 4:00-4:15: “Workbench: Reproducible Data Analysis without Coding”
    Jonathan Stray
  • 4:15-4:30: “The City Record Historical Project”
    Dana Karwas

4:30-4:45 PM
Map and Visualization Competition Roundup
Location: Speaker zone