Fall 2021 at the CDH
We hope you will join us this fall. All times are Eastern. As always, head to the CDH events page for more information and updates and our homepage for the latest CDH news.
Tues., Oct. 5, 6 pm: Talk and Film Screening with Mimi Ọnụọha (register)
Artist and researcher Mimi Ọnụọha will screen a short film commissioned by the IDA B. WELLS Just Data Lab. The event will be moderated by Ruha Benjamin (African American Studies). The CDH is proud to co-sponsor Ọnụọha's virtual residency at the Just Data Lab.
Wed., Oct. 6, noon: What Is "Data" in the Humanities? (register)
The first workshop in the Humanities Data Workshop Series, a joint initiative of the CDH and Princeton Research Data Service, will introduce participants to the challenges, contradictions and possibilities of working with data in the context of humanities scholarship. Note: registration is limited to Princeton affiliates.
Tues., Oct. 26, 4:30 pm: Machine Predictions and Synthetic Text: A Roundtable on Large Language Models in the Humanities (register)
Since it was published in March 2021, "On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots: Can Language Models Be Too Big?" has sparked impassioned conversations on the unintended consequences and potential harms of prominent natural language processing (NLP) projects. Co-authors Margaret Mitchell (AI researcher and scientist) and Angelina McMillan-Major (University of Washington) will be joined by Gimena del Rio Riande (University of Buenos Aires), Lauren F. Klein (Emory University), and Ted Underwood (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) to discuss the implications of the article for humanities research employing NLP methods. Moderated by Toma Tasovac (DARIAH-EU).
Wed., Nov. 3, noon: Finding Data
Join us for the second installment in the Humanities Data Workshop Series, a joint initiative of the CDH and Princeton Research Data Service. Details to come on our events page.
Wed., Dec. 1, noon: Structuring Data
The Humanities Data Workshop Series, a joint initiative of the CDH and Princeton Research Data Service, continues in December. Details to come on our events page.
The CDH will accept applications for Seed Grants, Graduate Fellowships, Graduate Travel Grants, and University Administrative Fellowships on a rolling basis.