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Meeting (2019-06-27) - Pre-orientation for New RAs in Summer 2019

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Meeting Time:       27 June 2019, 1:30 - 3:30 pm (Pacific)

Meeting Location: DAHC (Digital Arts & Humanities Commons) (directions)

Meeting Zoom:     We'll use Alan's "instant" Zoom ID (our default meeting Zoom):  https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/760-021-1662



0. Preliminary Business



Purpose of today's meeting

  • Pre-orientation 



1. Context on the WE1S project


  • Project history
    • Pilot project, 2013-2017
    • Mellon grant, 2017-2020
  • Project concept 
    • study of public discourse on humanities
    • open, reproducible digital humanities methods 
    • analytical and advocacy outputs 
  • Recent project work
    • Collection sources: LexisNexis, Proquest (etc.), Web, social media
    • Last year's summer research camp (teams
    • Academic year 2018-2019 teams:
      • Primary corpus team
      • Identity and Inclusion team
      • Corpus comparison team
      • Students and Humanities team (& human subjects research team)
      •  Interpretation lab  
    • Technical development (Collector, Workspace, Manager
  • Workplan for summer research camp 2019




2. "Reading" Topic Models




3. Example topic model seen through the tools in the WE1S Topic Model Observatory 





4. Demo of Interpretation Protocol





5. Discussion / Q & A








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