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The Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) engages in collaborative research at the critical intersection of the material and the digital, contributing to scholarly and societal knowledge about cultural objects, makers, and users.

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Digital humanities foregrounds the deeply recursive ways in which meaning and interpretation are bound up with materiality, media, and embodied navigation.

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Members News

Congratulations to CDH Research Fellow Naomi Hamer:

The storytelling app for the Cree picture book Pisim Finds her Miskanow that Naomi has been working on for her part of a major SSHRC Partnership Grant was launched last week at an event at the U of Winnipeg. Here's the link to the UW press release:

You can find the app in the Apple store by searching ‘Pisim.’

View Aaron Tucker's Presentation "Facial Recognition Software on the Path to Ethically Sourced Algorithms" part of:

DH@Ryerson Lunch Table Talks this fall. View the poster showing all upcoming talks.

Sept 1, 2019

CDH members Reg Beatty, Rebecca Martin, and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra just returned from the British Association for Victorian Studies conference in Dundee, Scotland. Their presentation was called "Critical making, Renewel and The Evergreen a Northern Seasonal." Lorraine Janzen Kooistra also delivered a plenary talk entitled "Women Designers and Celtic renewals."

A keepsake postcard was made for the event as well as a book (including the participation of Emma Fraschetti) as part of the panel. A digital flipbook version of the book is available here.

June 30, 2019

Read a report from the Ryerson CDH students that attended this year's Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria here.