It takes a village to teach intro to DH. I firmly believe that digital humanities is a team sport where faculty, technologists, and librarians play an equal part. This orientation is especially true in my intro to dh course. This semester, Jim and I have been lucky that many of our colleagues from the other… Read more »
A few weeks ago, I had a wonderful conversation with Alex Galarza for the Gradhacker Podcast. We talked about Eduhacker, digital humanities, and working in a liberal arts context. If you’d like to listen to the podcast, continue on to Gradhacker’s episode 11.
Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics is a freely available title published by OpenBooks. The free version is available online and for about $8.00, you may purchase a downloadable version. Of course, bound copies are available too, but the price jumps noticeably. Have you used this text in teaching? If so, what are your thoughts… Read more »
Looking for a new web publication of all things digital humanities? Check out A Guide to Digital Humanities, from the Center for Scholarly Communication & Digital Curation at Northwestern University.
Here’s a link to a post “Risk Being Awesome,” that I wrote for Collegiate Collaborations. We talk about collaboration and doing cool projects, but what are the barriers stopping us? And, are those barriers real or perceived? Don’t wait for the opportunity to come along. Bring your awesome and do something.
Written by Matthew Windsor, Visiting Librarian at Hendrix College. Austin College Humanities Division faculty recently hosted a Digital Humanities Colloquium, bringing together digital media experts from around the country (and Hong Kong) to facilitate a discussion on the intersection of the digital world with the humanities. For those of you who were unable to attend… Read more »
We are now three weeks into our intro to dh course! I appreciated this comment from my first blog post introducing the series: “This is pretty exciting – I look forward to seeing how the course moves forward. I’m also very interested to hear what the students expect from the course, and how that lines… Read more »
Hi! I’m Caro Pinto and I’m the Critical Social Inquiry Librarian at Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts. I think of myself as a five-tool librarian (a baseball metaphor there – go Red Sox!) who oversees collections, teaches research education classes, pushes the boundaries of technology in libraries, wrangles workflows, and meets with rad students. I’m… Read more »
Using Google’s Fusion Tables and the new network graph feature, I created a visualization of The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. In a later post, I’ll show you how to create a network graph using this tool. If you’re using an outdated browser, you may… Read more »
Written by Daniel Plekhov of Dickinson College. The use of digital media as a pedagogical tool has allowed students the ability to access a virtually unlimited number of resources in a way that was simply not possible with pre-digital media. For those working to create these online digital media tools, it is difficult to fight the temptation… Read more »