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DHWG Meet-Up: Envision Heritage: Digitally Documenting Historic Places, Marty Hylton and Sujin Kim

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) Meet-Up: nvision Heritage: Digitally Documenting Historic Places, Marty Hylton and Sujin Kim (Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2 – 3pm, in Library West 212, the Scott Nygren Studio)

Envision Heritage: Digitally Documenting Historic Places

The University of Florida Envision Heritage initiative explores how new and emerging digital technologies can be used to document, conserve, and interpret historic buildings and resources. The presentation will discuss 3D laser scanning and photogrammetry and examine case studies.

Envision Heritage was launched by the UF Historic Preservation Program in 2012, and it explores how new and emerging technologies can be used to document, preserve, and interpret heritage sites. The initial research projects of Envision Heritage utilize a 3D laser scanner to quickly and accurately record the physical design and conditions of historic buildings and sites. Envision Nantucket is a special initiative to digitally document and preserve the island’s architecture and natural resources.

Presenters:

  • Marty Hylton, Director of UF’s Historic Preservation Program
  • Sujin Kim,Lead Graduate Research Assistant for Envision Heritage

Recommended Readings:

The UF Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) is a group of academic and library faculty, staff, and graduate students who meet monthly to discuss current topics at the intersection of digital technologies and the humanities and support each other in project development. The 2017-18 meet-ups will explore new faculty projects and DH resources at UF. These informal gatherings are open to anyone at any level of interest or expertise. Come join us for sharing and discussion!

For more information on the Digital Humanities at UF and to join the DHWG, see the DHWG webpage.

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Scott Nygren Scholars Studio (Library West 212)