Price Lab Podcast

Welcome to the Price Lab Podcast, a series focused on the people who are building, using, and critiquing the digital tools and techniques transforming the humanities. In each episode, friends of the Price Lab will speak to a different scholar about their work and the digital tools and resources shaping their research and pedagogy.
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Episode 13: Lauren Tilton

Lauren Tilton is an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies at the University of Richmond and a Research Fellow in the Digital Scholarship Lab. Her work fits loosely within visual studies but she has introduced many in DH to something she and her frequent collaborator Taylor Arnold call distant viewing; a suite of methods as well as a theoretical framework that uses computers to look for meaningful patterns in image data. 

June 2, 2021
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Episode 12: Thomas Padilla

Thomas Padilla, Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy at the Center for Research Libraries, joins Penn's Dr. Jennifer Garcon to discuss the Collections As Data project, reparative justice practices in DH, and the possibilities and pitfalls of the word community.

April 19, 2021
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Episode 11: Lauren Klein

Lauren Klein is an Associate Professor at Emory University. Price Lab fellow Nicky Agate joined Lauren over Zoom to talk about her book, Data Feminism, co-authored with Catherine D’Ignazio. Their discussion delves into the intersection of feminist thinking and data science, the genesis of data visualization, and how data can be used for social good.

February 1, 2021
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Episode 10: Hilde De Weerdt

Penn Ph.D. candidate in German, Florian Breitkopf, interviews Hilde De Weerdt (Professor of Chinese History, University of Leiden). They discuss Prof. De Weerdt's path to Chinese studies, the presence of the digital humanities in European academia, and how working with digital methodologies can help scholars work across disciplinary, geographical, and oral boundaries.

 

 

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Episode 9: Kathleen Fitzpatrick

In this episode, Price Lab's Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellow, Whitney Trettien (Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania), is joined in conversation by Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Director of Digital Humanities; Professor of English, Michigan State University). Fitzpatrick and Trettien discuss the opportunities of digital publishing, as well as the importance of higher education, and the status of optimism in decidedly pessimistic times.

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Episode 8: Sylvester Johnson

The Price Lab podcast is back for a second season! Our first guest, Sylvester A. Johnson (Director of the Virginia Tech Center for Humanities), is a nationally recognized humanities scholar specializing in the study of race, technology, and religion.

October 20, 2020
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Dream Lab Podcast: Afrofuturism

In the final episode of the Dream Lab series, we're joined by Dr. Clayton Colmon, the Associate Director of Instructional Design for Penn Arts & Sciences Online Learning. He talks about his personal connection to Afrofuturism and its many applications to pedagogy.

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Dream Lab Podcast: Text Analysis

Listen in as Scott Enderle describes his “conversion” to the digital humanities and how many humanists are closer than they think to being able to incorporate text analysis in their research.

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Dream Lab Podcast: Creating Lightweight Digital Archives From Scratch

Join CLIR Bollinger Fellow, Jennifer Garcon, for an episode on creating lightweight digital archives from scratch. Jennifer delves into sustainability, tech, and community control with a focus on cultivating equitable community partnerships.