Events in Princeton and Surrounding Areas

Maps and Geospatial Information Center @Princeton: Fall 2020 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Workshops. Multiple classes and topics related to GIS from September 8 to October 8. The classes will be held on-line as Zoom sessions from 4:30 to 6 PM EDT.

The Digital Humanities Lab at Rutgers University is offering multiple events during the Fall of 2020. Please see details and schedule here. In addition their Libraries host workshops in a wide variety of digital methods and techniques, including quantitative data analysis using Python, R, andmore. Full list and details available here.

The Rutgers Libraries will be offering a new series of free online workshops (Data Science Basics on Thursday's from 3:00-4:30 pm) as an Introduction to Data Science for those with no experience in coding or data analysis. Although the workshops are designed as a series, you don’t have to attend all to benefit; you can drop in as your schedule permits. Workshops will cover data analysis and cleaning using Excel, data visualization using Excel and Tableau, and querying databases using SQL. Our final workshop will provide tips on getting your first data science internship! Please register to obtain a link to the online sessions. The first is this Thursday, October 8th, at 3:00. Please register at the following link.

September 8, 4 p.m.: Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton, Using Data to Make Maps Fairer. Technology for a Just Society (JuST) at Princeton presents this installment of its speaker series, featuring Dr. Sam Wang, professor of neuroscience and the founder of the Princeton Gerrymandering Project. Register for the event and find the Zoom link.

September 16, 8 to 9 p.m.: Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton, Data Storytelling. Princeton's radLab presents a talk by Scott Wolf about data storytelling and its relationship with visualization. Get the link to watch and, with a Princeton email address, ask questions on Slack.

Fall 2020: Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton, PICSciE Computing Training Workshops. The Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering (PICSciE) offers mini courses and workshops on topics ranging from Programming Using Python to How to Create and Collect Geographic Data using QGIS. Read more and sign up for this semester's virtual workshops.

October 9, 11 a.m.: Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton, Tropy Webinar. The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is offering a free webinar for graduate students on using Tropy, a free archival research photo management tool. Register for the webinar.

October 20, 4:30 p.m.: Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton, Archival Silences in the Present Moment. The Archival Silences working group continues this year as a series of webinars, starting with this session. Read more about the upcoming topics and contact the organizers.

October 29-30: Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton, Living at the Intersection Symposium. The Princeton Council on Science and Technology's 2020 symposium will examine the topic of “Truth and Evidence” at the intersection of STEM and the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Learn more about the speakers and the event schedule.

November 16-17, via Zoom: 4th Princeton Annual Humanities Colloquium (PAHC) on Africa and Digital Humanities. This year’s colloquium focuses on the ways in which digital technology and the study of Africa shape each other. Register here