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Andreas Wagner started the topic Workshop (Nov) on developing classification schemes for legal ordinances in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 7 hours, 24 minutes ago
We are a group of persons and projects interested in developing interoperable data models for historical decrees, ordinances and other legal regulations. In November, we will hold a virtual workshop to discuss the development of a classification scheme for the subject matters regulated in such norms.
More concretely, we will meet on
English Abstract: In the context of the Spanish reform of the university degree system begun in 2005 under the PSOE Ministry of Education, this paper denounces the manipulation of representative mechanisms on the part of the CCU (Council of University Coordination), impeding a consultation with the Universities by way of transforming the Rectors…[Read more]
A comment on the division of work in the Third Cycle of higher education in the Spanish university. The Catedrático gets all the PhD candidates who are able to really write a dissertation on their own, that´s why they “work” more and their job is easier. (Paper written 2011)
My notes (taken c. 1990) on Geoffrey Leech’s ‘Principles of Pragmatics’ (London: Longman, 1983). Pagination on the left; my parenthetical comments in italics.
The third volume of the DH Benelux Journal. This volume includes six full-length, peer-reviewed articles that are based on accepted contributions to the 2020 virtual DH Benelux conference. Contents: 1. Editor’s Preface (Wout Dillen, Marijn Koolen, Marieke van Erp); 2. Introduction: Digital Humanities Online (Antske Fokkens, Christian Gosvig…[Read more]
I am one half of a 2-person not-for-profit company called Rescribe, developing OCR solutions for historical printed works such as you would find on Internet Archive and Google Books. We usually provide digital humanities research projects and libraries with transcriptions of digitized corpora of historic texts; additionally to that,…[Read more]
Pietro Bembo (1470-1547) wrote and published in an era in which a highly developed erotic code was adopted by dozens and dozens of writers in Italy, and presumably understood by tens of thousands of readers in Europe. A most helpful text for decoding the erotic lexicon was written by Jean Toscan: Le carnaval du langage: le lexique érotique des…[Read more]
In 1525, Pietro Bembo in his Prose della volgar lingua published a condemnation of Dante’s Comedy that has often passed for linguistic and cultural criticism, yet might be better understood as satire.
Reflections on artist Trevor Paglen’s (ab)use of the JAFFE dataset
The Irish were making trouble again, or so it seemed. The year was 1666, and relations between the Irish and the English, only recently becalmed following the close of the tumultuous Cromwellian period, were being roiled by a new crisis, this one having to do with large landowners and…[Read more]
Reflections on Trevor Paglen’s (ab)use of the JAFFE dataset
Syllabus for 2021 edition of DH285: Introduction to Digital Humanities, taught at Michigan State University as a required course in the undergraduate Digital Humanities minor. The course is a survey introduction to the field, has no prerequisites, and is open to students from any major. Twelve students were in the course.
The article contains a historical account and commentary on Trevor Paglen and Kate Crawford’s unauthorized use of the JAFFE dataset.
Defining digital humanities is a unique academic challenge. In this volume, Julian Chambliss, Professor of English at Michigan State University, explores the meaning, practice, and implication of digital humanities by talking to scholars deeply engaged with digital methods and the promise they hold for the humanities.
Humanities Bulletin Journal – Call for papers
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2021
Vol. 4, No. 2 – November, 2021
Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.
This journal is not…[Read more]
Till Grallert deposited Catch Me If You Can! Approaching the Arabic Press of the Late Ottoman Eastern Mediterranean through Digital History in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 4 weeks, 1 day ago
The essay explores the use of digital history for the systematic study of the periodical press in the late Ottoman Eastern Mediterranean (1906 –1918) as a discursive field. It evaluates the methodological and practical challenges of digital history as rooted in the socio-technical infrastructures of the Global North when applied to the Global S…[Read more]
La formación de valores humanos ha sido uno de los aspectos priorizados por el sistema de Educación Superior cubano. La carrera de Ingeniería Hidráulica de la Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas, Cuba, ha desarrollado una concepción sistémica de la educación sustentada en valores, sin embargo, no existen estudios que analicen s…[Read more]
Un comentario sobre la reacción de los estudiantes de la Universidad de Zaragoza, y la reacción institucional, ante el anuncio del Ministerio de Educación (en 2005) de una reforma que reduciría drásticamente el catálogo de titulaciones de Humanidades. ___________________________________________________________________________
English abstr…[Read more]
Fabian Cremer deposited Unfrequently Asked Questions: Interview Series on Project Management in the Digital Humanities. Perspective: Teaching and Universities (v1.1) in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
The Digital Humanities are based on the collaboration and co-production of different disciplines and cultures. This makes project management skills one of the central methods in the field of digital humanities and cultural studies. In this interview series, three experts from different fields were interviewed about their experiences and views on…[Read more]
Hélène Huet started the topic 2nd Annual Conference of the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH) in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
2nd Annual Conference of the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH)
April 2, 2022, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL
The Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH) will host its 2nd annual conference at Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL on April 2, 2022. FLDH seeks proposals for papers, posters, lightning rounds, roundtables, and…[Read more]
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