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Events & Activities

While the primary ambition of Digital Cultures, New Media & Cultural Analytics is to amplify the work of scholars, practitioners and students across CACSSS, UCC and the wider community, this research cluster also makes direct contributions to specific events and initiatives.

Current Events & Activities

Event Description

Shut up & Write! 

Every Friday from 2.15 - 3.45pm

DH Space, FSB 4.58

The cluster hosts a Shut Up & Write! session every Friday from 2.15-3.45pm. We also use the Pomodoro method. There are no rules, just a schedule for meeting to write whatever you need to get done. The schedule for each Friday session is as follows:

2.15-2.30pm: Meet in DH Room, drink coffee (bring your own), greetings
2.30-2.55pm: The designated timekeeper will start a 25-minute Pomodoro
2.55-3.00pm: Break
3.00-3.25pm: The designated timekeeper will start a 25-minute Pomodoro
3.25-3.30pm: Break
3.25-3.45: Leave or stay for an informal chat about hurdles and goals for accountability

Computers & Culture

The cluster publishes Computers & Culture, an interdisciplinary digital pamphlet featuring short essays and notes, on a rolling basis. Submissions of relevance to the cluster theme are welcome from across all disciplinary perspectives.

Record of Past Events & Activities

Event Date Venue Description

Digital Humanities Foundations for Open Social Scholarship


The Council Room, North Wing (University College Cork)

Public lecture by Prof. Ray Siemens, Distinguished Professor in English and Computer Science at the University of Victoria, Canada, and former Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing. Organised in collaboration with the C21 Editions project.

What do we see when we look at colonial films? Reinterpreting contested heritage through collaborative practice


The Shtepps (University College Cork)

Public lecture by Prof. Daniela Patrelli, Professor of Interaction Design at the Art & Design Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University.

Building Digital Editions with the TEI


The Shtepps (University College Cork)

Intensive workshop on building digital scholarly editions following the guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), delivered by Dr James Cummings (Newcastle) and Dr Patricia O'Connor (École nationale des chartes, Université PSL). Organised in collaboration with the C21 Editions project.

Computers & Culture 1


Publication of Computers & Culture 1, featuring contributions by Domenico Fiormonte (University of Roma Tre), Máirín MacCarron (University College Cork), Micheál O’Connell (University of Sussex), and Gimena del Rio Riande (IIBICRIT, CONICET Argentina).

THE UNDERGROUND: The Challenges of Mediating Historical Trauma through Digital Exhibition Making


The Shtepps (University College Cork)

Public lecture by Dr James Kapaló and Dr Tatiana Vagramenko, Hidden Galleries Project (ERC 677355), University College Cork.

1st Symposium on Digital Art in Ireland


The Shtepps (University College Cork)

The 1st Symposium on Digital Art in Ireland was a collaboration between Sample-Studios and the Department of Digital Humanities and Future Humanities Institute, University College Cork.

Programme & Book of Abstracts:

Presentation recordings:

Future Humanities Institute

Institiúid na nDaonnachtaí Feasta

O’Rahilly Building ORB 2.20.,