Digital Humanities Presentation and Workshops

Digital Humanities presentation and workshops Oct 31 and Nov 1

Presentation, workshop, and grants Q&A session with Victoria Szabo, Research Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, and Director of the Duke Digital Humanities Initiative 

October 31st – November 1st  


10/31 “Visualizing Cities: Representing the Past with Augmented Reality” 

Augmented Reality (AR) offers scholars working on the histories and cultures of urban environments new ways to share their research on site and in the context of exhibitions and publications. This talk will discuss the critical affordances and challenges of this emerging medium, highlighting project examples from Visualizing Cities team projects focused on Durham, NC and Venice, Italy. 

All are welcome to this event! Light refreshments to follow. 

5:00 p.m. at the RL Auditorium (2047) 


11/1 Workshop: Create Your Own Augmented Reality with Zappar 

This workshop is a free, hands-on introduction to augmented reality using the smartphone application called Zappar. For the hands-on portion, please bring your smartphone. Please RSVP to this event, knoxa [at] Free educational use accounts will be created ahead of time. 

This event is open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. 

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at RL 1039 


Grants Q&A Session 

Learn tips and tricks for brainstorming, preparing, and submitting grants. Szabo has experience with NEH, Getty, and Mellon grants. She has also been a reviewer for NEH Digital Humanities grants. This event is open to faculty and staff. 

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at RL 1045 


Sponsored by: 

College of Arts and Sciences 

Randall Library 

Office of Research Administration 

The Dean's Lecture Series in the Humanities 

Department of Philosophy and Religion 

Center for Teaching Excellence 



Great topics! I am excited to attend the presentation and workshops. Welcome to UNCW Victoria Szabo!