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The paper demonstrates the application of neurocognitive social psychology to study human behaviour through literary character analysis with digital tools; and how the digital literary studies in terms of neurocognitive psychology may help develop new models for technology and theories of contemporary science. Based on the theses, the paper…[Read more]
We are editing the book “Big Data Analytics in Cognitive Social Media and Literary Text: Theory and Praxis” to be published by Springer. As the book editors, we commission suitable authors to contribute chapters to the book. In this regard, we are glad to invite you and your co-research partners/colleagues consider contributing a chapter. The boo…[Read more]
Infrastructure is all around us, rarely remarked upon. Indeed, the latent state of
infrastructure is part of what marks it as such; as Susan Leigh Starr has noted,
infrastructure studies involves the examination of “boring things.”
This class will explore the emerging nexus of critical infrastructure studies and
critical university stu…[Read more]
In this introduction to the digital humanities (DH), we will approach the field via a Caribbean Studies lens, exploring how an understanding of the digital based in the growing area of digital Caribbean studies might shape the larger field of DH.
The course aims to provide a landscape view of DH, paying attention to how its various approaches…[Read more]
Stephen Hewer deposited Review: Seán Duffy (ed.) Medieval Dublin XVI: Proceedings of Clontarf 1014–2014: National Conference Marking the Millennium of the Battle of Clontarf in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 week, 5 days ago
Review of Medieval Dublin XVI: Proceedings of Clontarf 1014-2014
This report is intended as a guide to facilitate the development of the Transgender Media Portal (transgendermediaportal.org). The Transgender Media Portal aims to make audiovisual work by trans, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming people more available to artists, activists, festival programmers, researchers, instructors,…[Read more]
The documentation of performing arts by means of databases is a challenging task for several reasons. Primarily, this has to do with the absence of a central, sizeable object that can be described and quantified. Any information collected in a database for performing arts thus seems to be of second order, paraphrasing what cannot be reproduced.…[Read more]
The discovery of a photo album of the nineteenth century, the Andalusian village of Adra, Albuñol, Berja, Dalias and Almeria itself, causes a thorough investigation into its origin and its authors link with the history of these towns.
Spanish abstract: El descubrimiento de un álbum con fotografías del siglo XIX, de las localidades almeríenses de…[Read more]
After the discoveries and experiences of Charles Wheatstone and David Brewster, the stereoscopic photography turns into a great industry from the second half of the decade of 1850. The photography in general and the stereoscopic especially had great influence in the iconographic world of his time and therefore also in the image or graphic…[Read more]
Jean Laurent, of French origin, opened a photography studio in Madrid in the mid-1850s. During the following decades, between 1860 and 1880, he consolidated the most important photographic company in the Spain of the nineteenth century, in the style of the great European photographic houses. His work encompassed a large collection of sights and…[Read more]
The “replication crisis” that has been raging in fields like Psychology (Open Science Collaboration 2015) or Medicine (Ioannidis 2005) for years has recently reached the field of Artificial Intelligence (Barber 2019). One of the key conferences in the field, NeurIPS, has reacted by appointing ‘reproducibility chairs’ in their organizing committee.…[Read more]
This bibliography includes books, book chapters, articles, documentaries and websites grouped in geographic areas: Latin America (general); Central America; the Caribbean; Argentina; Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru; Brazil; Colombia and Venezuela; Mexico; Paraguay and Uruguay; Portugal and Spain. Thematic lists include: San Patricio Battalion of…[Read more]
This is a comprehensive critique of the Heidegger problem and while putting forward a critique of Heidegger; it establishes the sanctity of Levinas. In the process of doing so; the reviewer touches on the problems of not considering Edith Stein in a book of this sort. When I got my tenure in India, one wisecrack on the board of interviewers asked…[Read more]
Niels Jørgen Cappelørn, Alastair Hannay, Bruce H Kirmmse, David D Possen, Joel D S Rasmussen, and Vanessa Rumble working with the Princeton University Press and the Søren Kierkegaard Research Center at the University of Copenhagen have produced this huge work with facsimiles etc. The review comments on Kierkegaard’s shrewd observations which ar…[Read more]
Today’s academia is obsessed about writing and speaking gobbledygook. It has little time in sitting still and actually reading fiction, poetry and say, Wittgenstein. One pretends to say fancy things about these authors but one does not actually read books anymore. COVID 19 Lockdown prompted this author to answer queries from students and peers…[Read more]
Jim McGrath deposited Mapping Violence Syllabus (Brown University Undergraduate Course; Taught by Monica Muñoz Martinez, Jim McGrath, and Edwin Rodriguez; Spring 2020) in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
PDF copy of the syllabus for “Mapping Violence,” an undergraduate course co-taught by Profs. Monica Muñoz Martinez and Jim McGrath with Teaching Assistant Edwin Rodriguez. The course draws on and contributes to work from Mapping Violence, a digital restorative justice initiative focused on acts of state-sanctioned racial violence in Texas and…[Read more]
Through an experiment on a Western Kho-Bwa linguistic dataset, Timotheus A. Bodt and Johann-Mattis List provide evidence for the regularity of sound change.
This essay analyzes from the perspective of historical revisionism the Communism during the first half of the twentieth century, based on the specialized historiography. It is part of the analysis of Communism as an ideology, system and use of political violence and it is compared with Nazism. In both, Nazism and Communism, similar features are…[Read more]
Eric Sirota started the topic Streaming version of Off-Broadway musical based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
My musical based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has been playing Off-Broadway in NYC for over 2-1/2 years (up until the pause caused by the health crisis). It has had a great deal of interest from college and high school classes studying the novel, with groups attending the performances.
Even before covid, we had…[Read more]
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