Currently browsing

March 2012, Page 3

Verily, forsooth – Shakespeare enters the digital world, stage left

If you liked the Hollywood movie Shakespeare in Love, you might want to find out more about theatres and society in London in those days. A colleague at the University of Southampton is behind an exciting online project that makes a wealth of documentary evidence freely available for the first time, thanks to an international research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Continue reading →

ECS Seminar Series: Visualising Complexity

Dr Nick Holliman, Durham University will be speaking on Wednesday 4th April 2012 from 15.00-16.00 in 59.1257 (seminar room 1). Nick Holliman is a Reader in The School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at Durham University, UK and is best known for his work over the last sixteen years investigating the fundamental challenges of stereoscopic 3D visualisation. Continue reading →

Electronic Visualisation and the Arts – London 2012

The EVA-london 2012 programme has been announced today: "We are delighted to announce today the extraordinary and varied programme for the conference, 10th-12th July: Just a small selection: Digital visualisations of Ottoman minatures, mobile apps for cultural heritage applications, the Life project, the brain as game, visualising breath, what we see when we look at medical images, capturing conducting gesture ... Continue reading →

Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior, 1500-1700: the case of decorative textiles

Today was the first workshop in the AHRC "Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior" network. This was hosted by the Archaeological Computing Research Group and the department of History at Southampton. The network will use the latest developments in computer science and cognitive science in order to understand how the domestic interior was experienced in early modern England. Continue reading →

Ancient and modern. Digital ways of learning about a medieval town

I met an enthusiast for using digital technology to bring medieval literature and culture to wider audiences, who has joined us in Humanities at Southampton. Professor of English Catherine Clarke is helping local people and visitors understand more aboutChesterin medieval times – through digital mapping tools and new media. “The town has always celebrated its Roman history, and now we’re helping to explore its rich medieval heritage,” she says. Continue reading →