DH Fellows Talk with Juliana Friend

13 Mar, 2017

DH Fellows Talk with Juliana Friend

Digital Technologies and the Future of Qualitative and Interpretive Analysis
Lecture | March 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 356 Barrows Hall

Speakers/Performers: Laura K. Nelson, UC Berkeley and Juliana Friend, UC Berkeley
Sponsor: Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division

Digital technologies, digitized data, and computational methods are expanding the capacity for social scientists and humanists to do quantitative data analysis, but these methods are also changing the way we to qualitative and interpretive analysis. These two talks will explore ways digital technologies and computational methods can be integrated into qualitative and interpretive projects in the social sciences and humanities.

Juliana Friend will discuss how we can harness new media tools to trace global connections and probe the possibilities of participatory ethnography. Laura K. Nelson will demonstrate how she used archival material and a method she calls computational grounded theory to identify collectively held feminist beliefs and how they have changed over time, challenging broadly accepted accounts of feminist history.

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