Variety's Transformations

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 12:00pm1:30pm

Meyerson Conference Center, Van Pelt Library

Variety's Transformations

Digitizing and Analyzing a Showbiz Grant

Eric Hoyt

Assistant Professor, Media and Cultural Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

In this presentation for the Price Lab for Digital Humanities, Eric Hoyt discusses the efforts of his research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to, first, digitize Variety’s 1905-1940 run for open access and, second, employ computational analysis to better understand this important entertainment trade paper’s change over time.


 

Event is free and open to the public.
Lunch will be provided.
Pre-registration required.