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DHO Workshops: Using Digital Resources for Research and Teaching in Irish Studies

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Date: Friday 9th of April 2010
Venue: Moore Institute, National University of Ireland Galway
Presenter: Dr Susan Schreibman (Digital Humanities Observatory)

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Note: Registration is required to participate in these workshops. Please register here registration button


These workshops will explore ways to utilise the wide variety of digital resources now available to the field of Irish Studies. Participants may register for one or both of the workshops.

The morning session, 'Integrating Digital Content into Teaching Practices' will focus on how one can integrate the weath of primary and secondary resources now available in the field of Irish studies in the classroom. 

The afternoon session, 'New Research Practices using Digital Content' will introduce participants to a number of freely available tools to transform and, indeed, deform data to discover new patterns, new themes, and new insights. 



09:30 - 12:30      Integrating Digital Content into Teaching Practices

12:30 - 13:30      Lunch break

13:30 - 16:30      New Research Practices using Digital Content

Participants are asked to please bring a laptop to the workshop session/s as the majority of exercises will be online. 


Workshop Facilitator:

Susan Schreibman, Director, Digital Humanities Observatory, Royal Irish Academy

Susan Schreibman is the Director of the DHO. In 1997 she received her PhD from UCD for her doctoral thesis entitled: 'The Thomas MacGreevy Chronology: A Documentary Life, 1855-1934.' Subsequently she was awarded Newman Postdoctoral Fellowship (1997-2000) where she began The MacGreevy Archive. 
She is the principal developer of The Versioning Machine and is the founding editor of Irish Resources in the Humanities. Dr Schreibman is currently Vice Chair of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and is Chair of the Modern Language Association's Committee on Information Technology. She is the author of Collected Poems of Thomas MacGreevy: An Annotated Edition (1991), co-editor of A Companion to Digital Humanities (Blackwell, 2004), and A Companion to Digital Literary Studies (Blackwell, 2008).