Vandy THATCamp 2017!

With Keynote Speaker Ryan Cordell, Northeastern University

The Vanderbilt THATCamp is co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, the Center for TeachingThe Wond’ry, and the Jean and Alexander Heard Library.

Here’s a rough schedule of events. We’ll fill in the details together on 10/27.

All events will take place at The Wond’ry, 2414 Highland Avenue, Suite 102.

Friday, October 27:

4:00 – 6:00 pm Reception, Registration, Dork Shorts, and Session Proposals


Saturday, October 28


9:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast, late registration, conversation
10:00 –11:00 am Keynote talk with Ryan Cordell: Programmable Type: the Craft of Printing, the Craft of Code
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Session I
3rd Floor Gallery (A/V 30+): Teaching Tools (Digital Literacy)
302 (A/V 24 Max): Resolving Conflict in Online Spaces
202 (A/V 24 max): Visualizations for Digital Historians
206 (No A/V 6 Max): To Code or Not to Code
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch / tech salon
1:30 – 2:30 pm Sessions II
3rd Floor Gallery (A/V 30+): Human Responses to Digital Prompts: The Pepsi Challenge Text v. Email
302 (A/V 24 Max): Twitterbots
202 (A/V 24 max): ArcGIS Storymaps: Visual Timelines with Maps
206 (No A/V 6 Max): Spontaneity
2:45 – 3:45 pm Sessions III:
3rd Floor Gallery (A/V 30+): What are mathematical graphs and how are they relevant to humanistic research?
302 (A/V 24 Max): Data Curations Methods and Tools
202 (A/V 24 max): Gephi Basics for Network Analyis
206 (No A/V 6 Max): Spontaneity