Coffee & Viz - Using Digital Humanities Tools to Explore Medieval Literature, Art, and Media


Friday, February 8, 2019
9:30am to 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2019-02-08 09:30:00 2019-02-08 09:30:00 Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library


Event Description

Martin Foys, professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss the Digital Mappa resource, a powerful tool used by digital humanities scholars to transform their work.  Foys is an expert on the Bayeux Tapestry, a medieval embroidered cloth which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. Foys will discuss Digital Mappa in relation to his own work on the digital Bayeux Tapestry, and to the recent work at the NC State University Libraries on a life-sized digital version of the Tapestry.

Contact Information

Karen Ciccone

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.