On the Digital Archive and Its Uses for Japanese Humanities: A Collaborative Workshop by the Art Research Center of Ritsumeikan University and the University of California, Berkeley

Workshop | February 13 | 2-5 p.m. | 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), East Asian Library

This workshop will examine the possibilities for new digital technologies and platforms to allow for collaboration within the humanities. Presentations will introduce collaborative projects already underway at both Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan and at the University of California, Berkeley and we will explore the promise of transnational collaboration to provide students access to immersive, research based learning.

2:10pm Introduction "Digital Archives as a Mode of Collaborative Research"
Prof. Jonathan Zwicker (UC Berkeley)

2:20pm "The Art Research Center’s Digital Archive System"
Prof. Ryo Akama (Ritsumeikan University)

3:15pm Digital Pilot Projects
"Creating an Exhibition with Web Image Databases" -- Students from Ritsumeikan University
"Towards Building a Digital Archive of Modern Woodblock Frontispieces" -- Tsuneki Kana (Ritsumeikan University)
"From Digitization to Digital Curation: the Edo Library Project" -- Prof. Jonathan Zwicker, Ederlyn Peralta (San Francisco State University), Jon Pitt, Ezra Toback, and Melissa Van Wyk (UC Berkeley)

 cjs-events@berkeley.edu, 510-642-3415