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356 Information Structures 3 Course Prerequisite: DTC 101. Social and cultural role of information; research with electronic sources; production, validation, storage, retrieval, evaluation, use, impact of electronic information. (Crosslisted course offered as DTC 356, ENGLISH 356).
DTC 356 explores the…[Read more]
475 [DIVR] Digital Diversity 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Cultural impact of digital media in cultural contexts; issues of race, class, gender, sexuality online. (Crosslisted course offered as AMER ST 475, DTC 475, ENGLISH 475).
DTC 475 is a continuation of the issues explored in DTC 206,…[Read more]
An introductory text to photo artist Randeep Maddoke’s work
Im Allgemeinen sind archäologische Daten durch eine Vielzahl an Datentypen und Dateiformaten geprägt, die unterschiedliche Inhalte speichern. Hier spannt sich der Bogen etwa von Texten und tabellarisch erfassten quantitativen Daten über Objektfotografien bis hin zu Vektorgrafiken sowie den immer beliebteren 3D-Modellen. Diese ausgeprägte Div…[Read more]
Jason Heppler deposited Follow the Money: A Spatial History of In-Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands. Stanford University, Jay Taylor, Erik Steiner, Krista Fryauff, Celena Allen, Alex Sherman, and Zephyr Frank in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 week, 1 day ago
Review of “Follow the Money: A Spatial History of In-Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands.” Stanford University, Jay Taylor, Erik Steiner, Krista Fryauff, Celena Allen, Alex Sherman, and Zephyr Frank. Western Historical Quarterly, Volume 49, Issue 3, 1 July 2018, Pages 344–345, https://doi.org/10.1093/whq/why049.
This is not a commentary on the definition, legitimacy, or future of digital humanities (DH) – there is already enough of that around. Rather, it is a treatment of one of the field’s most significant yet elided aspects – jobs. Not just any job, not the tenure-track professorship wherein digital humanities is combined with an established disci…[Read more]
This chapter describes the creation of “America’s Public Bible,” an interactive work of digital scholarship that identifies quotations of the Bible in U.S. newspapers. The chapter explains how the project works from a computational perspective and, more importantly, how those computational methods connect to research questions in American…[Read more]
Behind every printed national biography is a board of editors responsible for finding established scholars to write the biographies. The personal and institutional networks, the scientific and ideological socialization of these authors have a significant influence on the biographical constructs and narratives they have designed, and thus also…[Read more]
Spectral Reflectance Transformation Imaging (Spectral RTI) combines the advantages of Spectral Imaging with the advantages of Reflectance Transformation Imaging into a single consistent data set.
The significance of Spectral RTI for Archaeology
In the twenty-first century advances in digital technology are propelling the study of ancient literature and scribal culture. This essay describes an integrated set of advances in image capture, processing, and dissemination that improves upon first-hand experience and harnesses the power of the web to connect people and data. Illegible…[Read more]
Todd Hanneken deposited Integrating Spectral and Reflectance Transformation Imaging Technologies for the Digitization of Manuscripts and Other Cultural Artifacts in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 week, 1 day ago
Final report on experiments conducted and lessons learned through the NEH Digital Humanities startup grant that tested methods of combining spectral imaging and RTI.
Syllabus for 2017 edition of DH285: Introduction to Digital Humanities, taught at Michigan State University as a required course in the Digital Humanities minor. The course is a survey introduction to the field and has no prerequisites. Twelve students were in the course.
Teaching digital humanities at the undergraduate level is as much about issues of critical theory, inclusion, and diversity as it is about teaching digital tools and methods. The dialectics of teaching new DH tools and questions of critique, the archive, and representation central to the humanities forms the basis of the undergraduate Digital…[Read more]
Aus der Integration von Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien (IKT) mit dem vielfältigen Fach »Archäologie« (vgl. Daly – Evans 2006) resultiert ein Studienfeld, das sich eingehend mit einem umfangreichen Pool unterschiedlicher Aspekte der IKT in der Archäologie auf theoretischer und praktischer Ebene beschäftigt (vgl. Costopoulos 2…[Read more]
I’d like to see this discussion come back!
I’m (hopefully) wrapping up a self-guided walking tour based on The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri. Participants use a free app, GeoTourist, to access audio excerpts from the novel linked to locations mentioned in the passage. There are two versions, one at the University of Rhode Island in the US and one in…[Read more]
The movement for Digital Social Innovation (DSI) insists on the need for a long memory to not take anything unexpected as “innovative” just because there is no awareness of what has happened before or elsewhere. In this article we want to briefly collect three case studies from the recent past that have seen social justice movements aut…[Read more]
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