Digital Art History: Mapping Medieval and Renaissance Objects and Networks


Thursday, May 25, 2017, 4:00pm to 7:00pm


Gould Hall

In 2016-2017, I Tatti introduced its new Mellon Fellowships in the Digital Humanities. In concurrence with this, the institute will host a workshop on the topic “Digital Art History: Mapping Medieval and Renaissance Objects and Networks” on May 25. The presentations by I Tatti Digital Humanities Fellows Tracy Chapman Hamilton and Catherine Walsh will concentrate on the visualization of geographical data and networks. Guests Andrew Battista (NYU), Arno Bosse (Oxford University) and Leif Isaksen (Lancaster University) will discuss their own projects focused on mapping, network analysis, and data curation.

4.00 – 5.00

Introductory remarks and presentations: invited participants

  • Andrew Battista (Librarian for Geospatial Information Systems, New York University)
  • Arno Bosse (Digital Project Manager: Cultures of Knowledge, University of Oxford)
  • Leif Isaksen (Project Director: Pelagios Commons, Lancaster University)

5.00 – 5.15

Tea break

5.15 – 5.45

Mapping the Medieval Woman

Tracy Chapman Hamilton (University of Richmond)

5.45 – 6.15

Mapping Sculpture

Catherine Walsh (University of Montevallo)

 6.15 – 7.15

Roundtable discussion

Please join us for aperitivi in the courtyard after the event concludes.  

This workshop is open to the public. No registration required.