Project Team Talks

2017

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Landscape appreciation in the English Lake District: A GIS approach’, Keynote speaker at Mapping Historical Landscapes, Leuven, 24 November 2017.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘From numbers to text (and back again): new directions for historical GIS’, Social Science History Association, Montreal, 2-5 November 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Technology and the Picturesque: Framing Literature with the Digital Humanities’, NTU English Research Seminar, Nottingham Trent University, 4 October 2017.

Prof. Ian Gregory, Title TBC, History Research Seminar, University of Maine, 26 September 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Geospatial Innovation in the Digital Humanities’, Digital Humanities at Keele, Keele University, 15 September 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Romantic Maps and Digital Cartographies’, part of the panel ‘Digital Romanticism’, BARS International Conference, University of York, 27-30 July 2017.

Dr Christopher Donaldson, Dr Joanna Taylor and Harvey Wilkinson (National Trust), ‘Curating a Cultural Landscape: A Study of Two National Trust Properties in the Lake District National Park’, Uplandish: New Perspectives on Northern England’s “Wild” Places, York St. John University, 30 June 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘GIS and Close Reading’, Digital Mapping Workshop, Cardiff University, 2 June 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Walking the Flesh Transparent in the Lake District’, English Research Seminar, Keele University, 24 May 2017.

Dr Christopher Donaldson and Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘A Digitised, Spatialised Iteriad: Geo-locating John Ruskin’s Early Lake District Tours’, part of the panel ‘Digital Geographies: Re-mapping Victorian Culture’, NAVSA/AVSA in Florence, Villa La Pietra, Florence, 17-20 May 2017.

Dr Christopher Donaldson and Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Taking to Mountains: the Romantics on Scafell’, Romanticism Takes to the Hills, Edge Hill University, 29 April 2017.

Dr Christopher Donaldson (with Nikki Pugh and Jen Southern, CeMoRe), CeMoRe Seminar: By Duddon’s Side, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University, 27 April 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Viewing stations: Historical GIS and the Nineteenth-Century Lake District’, Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, Keele University, 25 April 2017.

Dr Christopher Donaldson and Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Walking, rambling and wandering in the Lake District, 1622-1900’, Mobilities, Literature and Culture, Lancaster University, 21-22 April 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Southey and Lodore’, Robert Southey and Romantic-era literature, culture and science, Bristol, UK, 11-13 April 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Using GIS to explore Lake District Literature’, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 5-8 April 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Coleridge’s heat rash: materialising the Romantic Lake District’, Anticipatory Materialisms, Lancaster University, 24 March 2017.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Geospatial Innovations in the Digital Humanities’, History UK and British Library Labs Roadshow, Liverpool John Moores University, 22 March 2017

2016

Dr Christopher Donaldson, ‘Implementing GIS and Corpus Analysis to Investigate Historical Travel Writing and Topographical Literature about the English Lake District’, How to Do Things with Millions of Words, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2-4 November 2016.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Working, Talking, and Walking Together: Mapping Companionable Travel in the Victorian Lake District’, NAVSA 2016: Social Victorians, Phoenix, Arizona, 2-5 November 2016.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Texts, language and geography: Understanding literature using geographical text analysis’, Invited Keynote Speaker, CLARIN 2016, Aix-en-Provence, 26 October 2016.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Exploring Space and Time in Large Volumes of Text: Evolving descriptions of landscapes’, Invited Seminar on ‘The Spatial Turn and Beyond: New Perspectives on Literature and Space’ Seminar Series, Amsterdam, 7 October 2016.

Dr Christopher Donaldson, ‘Over sands to the Lakes: Railway travel and Victorian Lake District tourism’, British Association of Victorian Studies Annual Conference, Cardiff University, 31 August 2016.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Away from the “show place”: Eliza Lynn Linton’s Lake District’, British Association of Victorian Studies Annual Conference, Cardiff University, 31 August 2016.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘A ‘wizard course’: reading Wordsworth’s An Evening Walk using corpus linguistics and GIS’, North West Long Nineteenth Century Seminar, Manchester, 6 July 2016.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Romantic voices and ‘English echoes’: making noises in the Lake District’, British Association of Victorian Studies Postgraduate and Early Career Conference, University of Oxford, 22-23 June 2016.

Dr Christopher Donaldson, ‘The Water West of the Wall: The Solway Firth’, Reading the Wall: The Cultural Afterlives of Hadrian’s Wall, Newcastle University, 15-17 June 2016.

Dr Joanna Taylor, ‘Tourists, Travellers, and Inhabitants: Geographical Information Systems and Wordsworth’s Guide to the Lakes‘, New Directions in the Humanities, Chicago, IL, 8-10 June 2016.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Using Spatial Humanities and HGIS to understand texts: Landscape description in the English Lake District’, Invited Speaker, International Seminar on the Making of Historical Atlas: Historical Atlas: Its concepts and methodologies, Korea Press Center, Seoul, 19 May 2016.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Culturally Mapping the Victorian Lake District with Digital Humanities’, Invited Speaker, BAVS Talks, University of Sussex, 10 May 2016.

Dr Christopher Donaldson, ‘Mood and the Writing of Morecambe Bay Sands’, Mood – Aesthetic, Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives, University of Warwick, 6-7 May 2016.

Prof. Sally Bushell, ‘Mapping Textuality’, Invited Keynote Speaker, Text as Process, University of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, April 2-6 2016.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Spatial Humanities: Texts, GIS, History and Literary Studies’, Invited Faculty Seminar, Stanford University, 31 March 2016.

Prof. Ian Gregory, ‘Exploring Space and Time in Large Volumes of Text: Evolving descriptions of landscapes’, Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, San Francisco, 30 March 2016.

2015

Ian Gregory, ‘Mapping corpora: Exploring Humanities Geographies from texts’, Invited Keynote Speaker, Humanities and the Cartographic Turn, University of Extremadura, Spain.

Christopher Donaldson, ‘Deep Mapping the English Lake District’, Digital Humanities Hub, University of Birmingham, October 2016.