A discussion forum for people interested in digital humanities across the disciplines
A brief summary of the ICT based education conducted by the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University
This paper discusses the various tools and platforms available to disseminate and receive educate in an increasingly virtual world. It analyses the impact of MOOCs in the changing face of ICT based education. With many examples of life-transformations due to online learning platforms, this paper gives a glimpse of the sea transformations that…[Read more]
Syllabus for 2018 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. Thirteen students were in the course.
Are any of you MLA members or willing to become one for joining a (non-guaranteed) collaborative panel at MLA 2020? The LLC Korean forum is interested in linking up with LLC Japanese Since 1900 to form a panel on East Asian DH, broadly. If you fit this description and are interested, please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof.…[Read more]
When it comes to Japanese literary heritage, why and how are we able to access it? The shape of what is preserved and available is driven by and in turn dictates the shape of our canon(s). Yet we often do not think of the labor and social networks behind the reprinting and digitizing that allows us to access literature in the first place, whether…[Read more]
This piece offers several threads that bind an ideal together: there are practical actions to increase the public-ness of scholarship, increasingly compelling reasons to adopt an outward-orientation, as well as many challenges to performing public scholarship in higher education. We propose that a more public scholarly practice can be sought…[Read more]
This talk focuses on peer review models, considering issues of labor and credit within them. It then turns to the ethos of care to discuss how peer-to-peer review processes can be structure with care to ensure that participant labor is valued. The talk ends with a focus on the nature of the labor in peer-to-peer review, arguing that it is…[Read more]
Vanessa Ceia’s talk features her project, “Mapping the Movida,” which visualizes the Movida, a sociological phenomenon and cultural renaissance that emerged in Madrid during the first decade of Spanish democracy (1976-1986). Ceia demonstrates how combining the use of digital tools and deep mapping techniques with traditional archival resea…[Read more]
Tallinn University invites applications for the position of Professor of Cultural Data Analytics to commence on Summer 2019 (the expected start date is negotiable and the duration of the contract can be up to 60 months).
The deadline of submitting the application documents is 26th February 2019 (including).
Apply he…[Read more]
In The War on Learning, Elizabeth Losh analyses recent trends in post-secondary education and the rhetoric around them. In an effort to identify educational technologies that might actually work, she looks at strategies including MOOCs, the gamification of subject matter, remix pedagogy, video lectures, and educational virtual worlds. Losh’s w…[Read more]
Susan Marie Martin deposited Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data by G. Thomas Kingsley, Claudia J. Colton, Kathryn L. S. Pettit. in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data examines the role that data-based development approaches can have in shaping sound public and social policy. With a variety of case studies and a sound methodology, Susan Marie Martin writes that this is a comprehensive policy guidebook that provides a critically rich exploration of the hows and…[Read more]
This presentation explains my undergrad/grad seminar “East Asian DH” (EALC111/511) at University of Pennsylvania in Spring 2018. I focus on the survey format of the seminar, as dictated by the challenge of trying to reach students working on many aspects of the un-discipline of East Asian studies, which encompasses a large region, at least three…[Read more]
In this keynote, Kijas explores issues embedded in musicological traditions of canonicity and discusses the need for recovery of underrepresented composers in order to build a more inclusive digital canon.
This is a list of all the character strings in The Lord of the Rings that are flagged as misspelled by the Unix spell checker. [International Ispell Version 3.1.20 (but really Aspell 0.60.6.1)]. It includes archaic words, British spelling, words in Tolkien’s invented languages, and onomatopoeia. It errs on the side of inclusion – varying cases and…[Read more]
“It’s time to…declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture,” wrote computer programmer and internet activist Aaron Swartz in his “Guerilla Open Access Manifesto” (2008). Swartz was criticizing the privatization of scholarship already in the public domain, and seeking ways to make this work accessible to everyone. This essay exami…[Read more]
This poster presents findings from a recent survey of Ancient World researchers, which sought to identify research methods associated with the use and production of digital resources in general and with Linked Data in particular. It illustrates the results of the survey using graphs and charts, accompanied by a brief explanation of the methodology…[Read more]
Maximilian Kaiser deposited Artist migration through the biographer’s lens: A case study based on biographical data retrieved from the Austrian Biographical Dictionary in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
A lexicon like the Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950 (Austrian Biographical Dictionary) seems to be as all in one cast because it is built on a set of formal rules for writing articles and some strict but basic criteria for the incorporation of new entries. The human reader can find information within that resource to a wide ra…[Read more]
The present article attempts to establish as accurately as possible the chronological trajectory of the unique codex of the Cancionero de Baena (PN1 in the Dutton nomenclature). It begins with a detailed examination of the codicological aspects of the manuscript, which serve to date its origin to around 1465. This origin, combined with the…[Read more]
James O'Sullivan started the topic CFP: Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival 2019 in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
*Apologies for cross-posting*
I would like to remind members of this group that there is still time to submit to the Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival 2019, to be hosted in July at University College Cork, Ireland.
Details of the call can be found on the ELO2019 website: http://elo2019.ucc.ie/cfp/
The deadline…[Read more]
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