November 9-10 the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies and Humlab arranges an international conference on the theme of "Strong Religion and Mainstream Culture: Youth, Education and Technology".
Merja Ellefson, Department of Culture and Media Studies, has been awarded SEK 150,000 for the Learning Outreach project: identifying propaganda, native advertising, astroturfing, spin and other forms of alternative facts.
The development work will be carried out in collaboration with Humlab.
Guest blogger: Sonia Nevin
I'm here writing as a guest blogger - thanks for having me! Not so long ago I had the great pleasure of visiting the HumLab to give a presentation and see what people there are up to, so here I am to say a little about my visit.
This lecture will first present some basic theoretical implications of what it means for the humanities to enter an era of increasing amount of digitized text collections, and with more accessable and sophisticated digital text tools.
Theories and studies of ‘mediatization’ has become central in media and communiation research but also meet criticism. Knut Lundby will give an overview of contemporary mediatization research, emphasizing digitalization and theory development. Knut Lundby is Professor at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.
Are you curios about what is happening in the different projects that Humlab are involved in? You are all welcome to the next HITS where we will get short descriptions from some of the projects that involve system developers and other technical staff from Humlab.
An introduction to the final part of film work - post production. Among other things, we look at how to change colors to match clips or to change the character in the gentle, We also discuss after-processing of audio and simpler animation features.
Humlab is a meeting place for humanities, culture and information technology at Umeå University. We devote ourselves to teaching, short courses, research and various types of development projects in both digital humanities and digital culture and innovation. We collaborate with students, teachers and researchers at the university, business, artists and many more.
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