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Finding workshops & events
Academic Innovation Studio
AIS workshops support faculty innovation, and strive to advance teaching, learning, and research on the Berkeley campus.
The Berkeley Institute for Data Science in 190 Doe Library hosts a weekly data science lecture series, Hacker Within meet-ups, and a number of trainings for various audiences.
The D-Lab offers many excellent workshops for beginners and experts that are focused on research computing for the social sciences. Check their schedule regularly for workshops devoted to programming fundamentals, R, Python and much more.
DH @ Berkeley Events
Digital Humanities at Berkeley host a DH Fellows Lecture Series, annual DH Faire, weeklong Summer Institute courses, and more. (Follow them on Twitter
I School Events
The School of Information hosts a variety of speakers and the weekly Information Access Seminar on Friday afternoons.
Other campus resources
Berkeley Center for New Media
The BCNM hosts the Art, Technology & Culture Colloquium, the History & Theory of New Media series, and many other special events.
Center for New Music and Audio Technologies
CNMAT houses a dynamic group of educational, performance and research programs focused on the creative interaction between music and technology including live concerts in the Department of Music, CNMAT and other venues.
Lit + DH
Lit + DH, partnered with the Literature and Digital Humanities Townsend working group, host events and talks to enable group members to familiarize themselves with some of the discourse, ideas, debates and tools relevant to current work in digital humanities, especially around literary topics.
Research Data Management
The Research Data Management team helps researchers navigate the increasingly complex landscape of data planning, storage, and sharing. They can arrange for workshops tailored to your department’s or group’s data management needs.
Ongoing discussion & working groups
- DANG! (Digital Archives News Group)
An informal group dedicated to sharing information and resources on the subject of Born Digital records. To join the DANG! listserv, please email Kate Tasker at email@example.com.
- D-Lab Working Groups
Various groups to discuss relevant research, master a new technological skill, or collaborate on a project related to data-intensive social science. They cover topics including computational text analysis, Drupal, machine learning, Python, cloud computing and more.
- Information Access Seminar (I School)
Most Fridays, 3:10-5pm; 107 South Hall (check schedule)
The Information Access seminar hosts visiting speakers and discussions exploring topics in information access and retrieval.
- Research IT (RIT) Reading Group
Every two weeks, Thursday at noon; Earl Warren Hall, room 200C
The RIT reading group invites speakers to address "topics relevant to information technology support pertinent to research on the Berkeley campus." Join the listserv to get updates on upcoming events.
- Berkeley Digital Humanities Working Group
The BDHWG is a “low-stakes, no-prep” place for the DH community to gather on a regular basis to explore a variety of tools and topics. Members include a diverse range of students, staff, and faculty.
- Cody Hennesy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Scott Peterson (email@example.com)