A discussion forum for people interested in digital humanities across the disciplines
This short essay is part of a Forum centered upon responses to Simon During’s essay, “Precariousness, Literature and the Humanities Today,” Australian Humanities Review 58 (May 2015), and argues (following Nicholas Bourriaud’s figure of the radicant) for the becoming-itinerant of humanistic practice, as well as for reinventing the Academy as a wan…[Read more]
This essay comprises four parts, each by one of the co-bloggers at In the Middle (http://www.inthemedievalmiddle.com). Karl Steel argues that the benefits of academic blogging outweigh its potential humiliations, and that academic conferences should post their papers publicly and allow for comments so that conferences, in a sense, never end.…[Read more]
Eileen Joy deposited “An Instrument for Adoration”: A Mini-manifesto Against Metrics for the Humanities (to be Elaborated Upon at a Later Date) in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 week ago
This mini-manifesto takes a firm and unwavering stand against any and all metrics that might be devised to measure scholarly productivity, “outcomes,” and the value of scholarship in the humanities. Regarding the notion of a “humane” or “humanistic” metrics for scholarship produced in the Humanities, we don’t need more “humane indicators of excell…[Read more]
Google Scholar found me a preprint entitled “The Dictionary of English Etymology for Analyzing Expressions”, by SARAKI Masashi, OSADA Tetsuo, and NITTA Yoshihiko at Nihon University. (No idea if it was ever published.) Such a dictionary would come in very handy, if I could query it from a script.
Does anyone know of a place this can be found online?
This essay is partly a response + riposte to Johanna Drucker’s Jan. 2014 essay in the Los Angeles Review of Books, “Pixel Dust: Illusions of Innovation in Scholarly Publishing,” and partly a plea for the University, and the Humanities, along with their publishing “arms,” to be refashioned, not as sites of cultural Authority from which Knowledge…[Read more]
This syllabus is my fifth version of a course aimed at introducing the digital humanities at an undergraduate level. In consultation with my colleagues, I decided that this year’s version should also include a unit that looked at digital objects with a humanities perspective. The course is organized around four projects, each of which is oriented…[Read more]
How are research libraries preparing to meet the needs of 21st century researchers? For the past decade, the British Library’s Digital Scholarship team has worked to ensure that the Library’s collections, systems, policies and processes meet the emerging needs of anyone who wants to conduct innovative research with the Library’s digital colle…[Read more]
This is an archive of the second half of the Twitter feed @RodionTweets, which tweeted Dostoevsky’s novel Crime and Punishment from its protagonist’s perspective from 2016-2018. @RodionTweets is part of the SSHRC-funded project “Crime and Punishment at 150” by Katherine Bowers and Kate Holland. The text has been adapted from Oliver Ready’s…[Read more]
This is an archive of the first half of the Twitter feed @RodionTweets, which tweeted Dostoevsky’s novel Crime and Punishment from its protagonist’s perspective from 2016-2018. @RodionTweets is part of the SSHRC-funded project “Crime and Punishment at 150” by Katherine Bowers and Kate Holland. The text has been adapted from Oliver Ready’s…[Read more]
Data management plan submitted in the successful application for the 2014-2016 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant.
Sustainability plan submitted in the successful application for the 2014-2016 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant.
A poster displayed at the poster session at the November 2013 launch of BIDS. Each quadrant captures an aspect of the Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS) project: a demonstrator corpus of texts; the use of SNA in prosopographical research; the BPS architecture; potential applications and research partners.
Marco Heiles deposited Palaeography and X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy: Manuscript Production and Censorship of the Fifteenth Century German Manuscript, State and University Library Hamburg, Cod. germ. 1 in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The manuscript Codex germanicus 1 (Cod. germ. 1) of the Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek (State and University Library) Hamburg is a fifteenth-century German-language manuscript. It comprises two codicological units and has an especially complex developmental history. To trace this developmental history, neglected until now in the research…[Read more]
Dominik Hagmann deposited Experimentalarchäologische Untersuchungen zu römischem Getreidebrei – Bericht zur methodischen Vorgehensweisedes ersten Laborexperiments „LNF2012“ in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
This report presents preliminary results of experimental archaeological investigations on the reproduction of the Roman porridge puls. The archaeological experiment “LNF2012” was performed under laboratory conditions as part of the “Lange Nacht der Forschung” 2012 on April 27, at the Department of Classical Archaeology of the University of Vie…[Read more]
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]
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