News and Events


July 11, 2018  From Jun 18-20, Digital Editions, Digital Archives: A Symposium was held on our campus, hosted by the AMPLab, with collaborative contributions by partners from Exeter, SFU, Universidad de la Rioja, University of Ottawa, and of course UBCO. Check out the whole event on our facebook page (The AMP Lab at UBCO) or our instagram @amplab_ubco.


September 1, 2016  After two weeks' intensive training Candice Lipski and Rebecca Desjarlais are joining Cole Mash as encoders on the Lesbian and Gay Liberation project. Welcome!


August 2016

Francisco Peña's Confluence of Religious Cultures project is awarded a SSHRC Partnership Development grant. Congratulations Francisco!


July 15, 2016 Congratulations to Raymon Sandhu on your new position at  RocketChicken Interactive. Caitlin Voth will be taking on a new role, replacing Raymon as LGLC project manager.

June 20, 2016 The LGLC research assistants have returned from sharing their research at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium at the University of Victoria. Congratulations to the whole team on a paper well received!

Tuesday May 17, 2016 6:00pm Women in Tech -- Unplugged Streaming Cafe

Are you interested in hearing about women's experience in tech in the Okanagan valley? Join Constance at Accelerate Okanagan's annual Women in Tech -- Unplugged panel at the Streaming Cafe, 596 Leon.

Monday March 21, 2016

The Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada RAs' paper proposal has been accepted by the DHSI Colloquium at the University of Victoria in June. Congratulations all!

Friday February 26, 2016 4:30 Start-Up Drinks FIP251

Digital Okanagan’s monthly tech community meet-up, Start-up Drinks, will be held in the Humanities Data Lab. Start-Up Drinks is a tech event co-hosted by Digital Okanagan and co+Lab. It’s a Friday, after-work meet-and-greet that brings together the Okanagan technology community. Start-Up Drinks is usually hosted by a different tech company every month — this is the first time it’s come to campus. Join us! The event is free, but space is limited to ticket holders, so be sure to register.

This month's Start-Up Drinks has been organized by David Lacho, Shane Austin, and Constance Crompton, with special thanks to event sponsors the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Community, Culture and Global Studies, and the Royal Bank of Canada.

Monday February 22 & Tuesday February 23, 2016 Humanities Computing Workshop, EME 1153

Do you get the feeling that your computer could be doing more work for you, instead of making you do more work? Unlock the research power of your computer, save yourself hours, and free yourself from the artificial limitations set by software. Learn to clean messy text, do large-scale text analysis, back up your work, publish to the web, and visualize your text at this Software Carpentry workshop with Alex Razoumov.
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January 23, 2016 Raymon Sandhu and Constance Crompton volunteer at codecreate, a BC-wide initiative brought to UBCO by the ILC and Lighthouse Labs to teach children and youth aged 8 to 18 how to program.   

January 19, 2016 Cole Mash, INKE RA, and Constance Crompton give a paper on graphing handshifts in a 16th C miscellany, "Unknown But Not Unknowable: The Network of Identified and Unidentified Hands in the Social Edition of the Devonshire Manuscript" at the New Knowledge Models:
Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production

January 1, 2016 Caitlin Voth joins the LGLC project. Welcome Caitlin!

January 1, 2016 New positions and farewells: after nearly three years with the Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada project, Travis White leaves the lab. Raymon Sandhu replaces him as LGLC project manager.

December 19, 2015 The lab closes for the holiday break. See you in the new year.

December 1, 2015 The lab launches. Thank you to everyone who has made the lab possible (to our friends at UVic's Electronic Textual Cultures Lab for the best wishes!)

October 10, 2015 Seamus Riordan-Short joins the LGLC project. Welcome Seamus!

July 14, 2015 Lab construction starts

January 20, 2015 The lab is funded, thanks to support from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, The BC Knowledge Development Fund, FCCS, and Critical Studies


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