2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science

The Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) brings together researchers and scholars in the humanities and computer science to examine the current state of digital humanities as a field of intellectual inquiry and to identify and explore new directions and perspectives for future research.


  1. Friday, November 11

  2. Workshop: Digital Humanities at the Newberry Library

  3. Saturday, November 12

  4. Everyone's looking forward to the first day of DHCS. And the weather and the view are perfect!

  5. Session 1 – Reconstructing the Past
  6. Visualizing the Red Summer: facilitating digital research on the riots and lynchings of the Red Summer of 1919
    Karen Sieber – Loyola University Chicago
  7. Twitter was unfortunately not quite awake for our first presentation.
  8. Southerly Wind: Exploring Chicago Chinese Immigrants’ Struggles in the early 1900’s
    Xi Rao and Jodi Houlihan – Illinois Institute of Technology
  9. Bonds of Survival: Reconstructing the Social Networks of Holocaust Survivors
    Paris Papamichos Chronakis – University of Illinois at Chicago
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