Network graph that shows which character told whom their story in the snaking narrative of Cloud Atlas.
I’m looking forward to a moment in the future. That moment is when the word “digital” is dropped from “digital humanities.”
This week in class I’m teaching my students about the Text Encoding Initiative and how to use TEI. One example I like to use is this video produced by Cara Leitch, Dot Porter, Liam Sherriff, and Karin Armstrong. Unfortunately, it’s down on YouTube, so I’m sharing the video that’s published on the Internet Archive’s site. (Thanks Internet… Read more »
Analog or digital, no work will have much influence if it doesn’t stick around to be cited or argued with. The technological advances that make digital-humanities work possible also put it at risk of obsolescence, as software and hardware decay or become outmoded.
Computer-assisted scholarship in the humanities dates back decades. In the past five years, though, the kinds of work collectively known as the digital humanities have taken on fresh luster. Observers have called this technology-inflected research “the next big thing.”
Beyond the headlines and hoopla, digital scholarship has begun to work its way into the academic ecosystem. In the following collection of articles, read more about how the digital humanities play now in the undergraduate classroom, whether they pay off in tenure and promotion, and what it takes to create a work of digital scholarship that will last.
With careful pedagogical design, Twitter can be used effectively to help students learn to read more carefully, make concise and supportable claims, and participate more freely in class discussions.
Dr. Robert Williamson Jr. shares resources he found helpful in developing his own pedagogy of Twitter.
Take part in the multi-media collaboration! Assignment One: Photograph your favorite book in your favorite reading spot.
Dr. Bill Endres explains the potential for 3D imaging in the study of manuscripts in regard to the St. Chad Gospels.
The semester is rapidly coming a close at Hampshire College! Yesterday, Intro to DH published its final project, a Digital Humanities LibGuide that the class collaboratively created during the the last month. LibGuides have long been tools for librarians to communicate to users about the types of resources available to them on a particular topic… Read more »