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DH Afternoons is a forum dedicated to supporting and celebrating Digital Humanities work being done by students, staff, and faculty on campus. Please join us to learn about the exciting advancements being made by the DH community here at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Each DH Afternoon is comprised of a 20 minute presentation from a student, staff member, or non-CDRH faculty member, followed by a 20 minute presentation by a CDRH faculty fellow or affiliate. There is time for discussion following the talks.

View past DH Afternoon events.

DIf you have suggestions for presenters, please email cdrh@unl.edu


March 21, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Witt Room, 224 Love South

Brianna Devalk & Tristan Curd

Please join us for our first DH Afternoon of 2023 on Tuesday, March 21, from 3:30 to 4:30pm in the Witt Room. Brianna DeValk and Tristan Curd will be discussing their work on the Orphan Train Project--specifically the data collection process, organization, and potential uses. They will also be soliciting feedback about the formation of a website that allows both descendants and researchers to easily access the names and data.

November 17, 2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm; Peterson Room, 221 Love South

Ella Durham DH Practicum Student

We will be hearing from Ella Durham, a graphic designer and graduate student completing a practicum at the CDRH. Ella will offer brief highlights and reflections from the recent Petitioning for Freedom design studios and thoughts on incorporating Design Justice principles into DH projects.

March 3, 2022

3:30 pm on Zoom (Zoom Link)

Andy PedersonCDRH Project Specialist

CDRH Website

Andy Pederson

Sarah KarleAssociate Professor of Landscape Architecture

The Prairie States Forestry Project

Sarah Karle

September 30, 2021

3:30 pm on Zoom (Zoom Link)

DH Afternoons Lightning Round

Participants: Antje Anderson, Karin Dalziel, William Dewey, Sarita Garcia, Paul Grosskopf, Kaci Nash, Andy Pederson, Greg Tunink, Laura Weakly, Cory Young


November 18, 2021

3:30 pm on Zoom (Zoom Link)

Adrian WisnickiAssociate Professor, English

Caitlin MatheisM.A. student

One More Voice

Adrian Wisnicki Caitlin Matheis

Ng'ang'a MuchiriAssistant Professor, English

Ardhi Initiative

Ng'ang'a Muchiri

Previous 2020-2021 DH Afternoons Events

Events from Past Seasons: https://cdrh.unl.edu/dh-afternoons-previous.

September 2020

Outdoor event

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities Community Engagement Committee

Conversation on the Green

Please join us for socially distanced conversation on the lawn south of Love Library in lieu of a formal DH Afternoons presentation. Details will be published through Canvas, or email cdrh@unl.edu for more information.

November 5th, 2020

3:30 pm, Online (Registration Link)

Veronica N. DuranDoctoral Candidate, History Department

Nuestras Historias: "Chicanos form Mexican student organization" at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Robert ShepardAssistant Professor, Geography

Historical GIS and the Experiential Perspective

Veronica N. Duran
Screenshot of map from Placing Segregation website

February 24, 2021

Christy Hyman Graduate Research Assistant, Geography

Ashlyn Stewart Graduate Research Assistant, English

Sam Gilmore Graduate Research Assistant, English

The Charles Chesnutt Digital Archive: Year in Review

Dr. Carrie Heitman CDRH Associate Director, Associate Professor, Anthropology

Digital Echoes of Analog Pasts: When “Lost” Narratives Collide in Digital Spaces

Artistic rendition of Chesnutt in front of text by Samantha Gilmore
Dr. Carrie Heitman

April 7, 2021

3:30 pm on Zoom (Registration Link)

Beth S. Dotan Graduate Assistant, Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education

Nebraska Stories of Humanity

Dr. Catherine Medici-Thiemann Instructor, Women's and Gender Studies

Visualizing the Sidney Network: Using Network Analysis to Understand Women’s Place

Beth Dotan
Dr. Catherine Medici-Thiemann