LAGOS SUMMER SCHOOL IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES (LSSDH-2018)

(An International Summer Institute in Digital Cultures & Digital Scholarship)

 

September 30 –October 6, 2018 University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria Theme:

HUMANITIES, TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATION:  A MULTIDISCIPLINARY FORUM FOR THE EXPLORATION OF TOOLS, TECHNIQUES AND THEORY IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES

 

Sunday, 30th September – Saturday, 6th October, 2018 University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

 

INTERNATIONAL  SUMMER   INSTITUTE IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES &  DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

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Programme

 

Day 1- Sunday, 30th September, 2018

 

4:00pm – 6:00pm                  Arrival & Registration

6:00pm – 7:00pm                   Pre-Workshop Briefings

7:00 pm – 8:00pm                    Cocktail/Dinner

Day 2: Monday, 1st  October, 2018

 

8:00 – 9:00am                          Breakfast

9:00 – 10.30am                       Workshop Stream 1

               Workshop Plenary Stream 1

               Joint Session (Foundation & Intermediate):

              Digital Humanities: Basic Concepts & Theory

 

Tea Break

Parallel Sessions (Rms. A401 & 301)

11:00am- 1:00pm:    Workshop Stream 2

  

 

 

1.00- 2:00pm                             Lunch

 

AFTERNOON/ EVENING SESSIONS (Rms 401 & 301, Faculty of Arts)

 

3:30:- 4:45pm                           Workshop Stream 4

 

Foundation: Humanities Data Workshop Creation, Discovery and Analysis

Intermediate: Fundamentals of Digitisation and their Application

 

 

Tea Break

5:00- 6:30pm                            Public L ect u res 2 & 3

 

PL 1: New Media and the Web as Corpora: Exploring Research Projects in Digital

Humanities

                                                          Professor Innocent Chiluwa

Q & A Session

 

7:00pm – 8:00pm                      Dinner

Day 3 – Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018

 

8:00 – 10:00am                         Breakfast, Arrival & Registration

10.00 – 12.30pm                     Opening Ceremonies

(Venue: Tayo Aderinokun Lecture Theatre, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos)

10.00 – 10.10am                   Opening Prayers National Anthem

Introduction of Guests and Participants

Chairman and Chief Host – Professor Toyin Ogundipe, FAS, Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos

Special Guest of Honour – Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State

Special  Guest –  The Consul  General,  Federal Republic of Germany, Lagos Consulate

Host  –  Professor  Muyiwa  Falaiye  Dean,  Faculty  of  Arts, University of Lagos

Co-Host  –  Professor  Hope  Eghagha,  Head,  Department  of English, University of Lagos

10:15 – 10.20 am        Welcome Speech –  P r o fe s s o r  Tunde Opeibi (Convener, Lagos)

-Remarks by Host-Dean of Arts

10.20 – 10.25am         Opening Remarks by Chief Host & Chairman (VC)

10.25 – 10.30am         Remarks by Guest of Honour: Consul-General, German Embassy

10.30 – 10.40am         Opening Declaration of LSSDH-2018 by the Special Guest of Honour

– The Governor of Lagos State

11:00pm-12:00pm: Keynote Lecture (Professor Dan O’Donnell,

                                                           University of Lethbridge, Canada)

Topic:                        The Humanities and New Technologies: Exploring Digital Tools for Innovation and

Development

 

Discussion/ Q & A

 

1:00 – 2:00pm:              Lunch

 

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

(Venues: Rms A401 & 301, Faculty of Arts)

2:30pm- 4:00pm

Foundation: Basic Programming for the Humanities

 

                     Rm A401( Tutor: Dr Odumuyiwa/Makanjuola)

                   

 Intermediate: Exploring R Studio Package/Using Digital Tools(Voyant Tools, SketchEngine,  etc for LexicoSemantic Analysis

 

                                Rm A 301( Tutor: Dr Presley Ifukor)

Break

4:15-5.30pm:  Public Lecture 1 –Rm A401

                 (Professor Ø yn vi n d  E id e, University of Cologne)

 

Topic:             Digital Humanities in Europe: Pursuing International   Best Practices in Africa

 

Discussion/ Q & A

 

7:00pm – 8:00pm               Dinner

Day 4:  Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018

 

8:00 – 9:00a.m                    Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00am                      Workshop Stream 5

Foundation: Using ‘R’ Software for Text processing in linguistics and literature

Rm A 401: (Dr Odumuyiwa)

Intermediate: Big Data Phenomena: Developing and Constructing Your Corpus

                                    Rm A 301:  ( Dr Alex Gil)

 

Tea Break

11:00am- 1:00pm                      Workshop Stream 6

Foundation:    Text     Analysis     and    Lexical     Computing:    Exploring Digital Tools and Methods 1.0

  Rm A 401:  ( Dr Presley Ifukor)

 

Intermediate: Text mining/Distant reading with AntConc               

 Rm A 301: ( Dr Paige Morgan)

 

 

1.00- 2:00pm                            Lunch

EVENING SESSIONS

 

2.30:- 3:30pm                        Workshop Stream 7

 

          Foundation: Introduction to Digital Mapping and Data Visualisation

 

                Rm A 401: (Dr Alex Gil )

Intermediate: Project/Data Management in Digital Humanities

                              Rm. A 301: (Professor Dan O’Donnell)

 

4:00- 6:00pm                          Public Lecture & Project Presentations

 

                        PL 3:      ICT as Tool for Research and National Development

7:00- 8:00p.m                       Dinner

Day 5: Thursday, 4th October, 2018

8:00am- 9:00a.m                    Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00am                      Workshop Stream 8

 

Foundation: Analysing Weblogs and Social Media Data/Digital Scholarship

                                                                   Rm A 401 :( Professor O’Donnell)

 

Intermediate: Data Mining and Annotation

         Rm A301:  (Professor Eide)

 

 

Tea Break

11:00am- 1:00pm                      Workshop Stream 9

Foundation: Social Media Analytics: How to Webcrawl, Harvest and Analyse social media data

            ( Dr. Paige Morgan)

 

Intermediate: Digital Media Analysis: Tools and Techniques

                        ( Dr. Alex Gil)

 

1.00- 2:00pm                             Lunch

2.30:- 3:30pm                        Workshop Stream 10

Paper Presentation/ E-Poster Session PLENARY: Challenge Sessions & SLAM

 

4:00- 6:00pm                          Project Presentation/ Round Table Discussion/Networking

 

6.00pm – 7:00pm                    Excursion/ Social Event

7:00pm – 8:00pm                     Dinner

Day 6 – Friday, 5th October, 2018

 

8:00am- 9:00am            Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00am      Workshop Stream 8

Joint Session (Foundation & Intermediate): Text Analysis and Lexical Computing: Exploring Digital Tools and Methods 2.0

       Rm A 401:  (Course Tutors-Modalities TBD)

 

            

Tea Break

11:00am- 1:00pm                       Workshop Stream 9

Joint Session: Introduction to Digital Archival Techniques:

                       Fundamentals of Digital Archives & Exhibits

 

   Rm A 401: (  Dr Gil & Dr Morgan)

 

 

1.00- 2:00pm                             Lunch

 

 

2.30:- 5:00pm                         Excursion (Some Tourists Centres in Lagos)

 

 

5.30- 7:00pm                           Project Presentation/ Round Table Discussion/Networking

 

7:00pm- 8:00pm                             Dinner

Day 7: Saturday, 6th October, 2018

8:00 – 9:00am              Breakfast 10:00-11:00am:                     Departure