Directions in the Digital Humanities
"The Past in Three Dimensions: New Applications of 3D Visualizations in the Humanities"
James Coltrain, Assistant Professor of History and Faculty Fellow in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska, will present "The Past in Three Dimensions: New Applications of 3D Visualizations in the Humanities" on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 3 p.m. in the UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab, located on the second floor, east wing of the UWM Golda Meir Library.
Dr. Coltrain has written on colonial empires, architecture, material culture, labor, slavery, and religion. His current project is entitled "Constructing Empires: Architecture, Power, and Provincial Experience in the Atlantic World." His digital humanities work focuses on advanced spatial visualizations, particularly 3D virtual reconstructions of historical architectural sites.
More information about Coltrain's work may be found at http://www.jamescoltrain.com/digital/reconstructions.html
His talk, part of a new series "Directions in the Digital Humanities," is sponsored by the UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab (http://dhlab.uwm.edu), the Department of History, the Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, and Digital Arts and Culture (http://dac.uwm.edu) and made possible from the support of a UWM Digital Future Award.