A group for those interested in East Asia and Digital Humanities.
Haiku poems published in Japanese and English periodicals in the 1980s, arranged into the four seasons, now with photos of Kyoto where the author often walks. The bilingual haiku were often composed in Japanese, 5-7-5 syllables, out in nature. Then an English version could either stand alone or complement the Japanese version and provide language…[Read more]
A multilingual podcast, recorded in August 2005 by native speakers of English, Japanese, and Chinese, found proverbs with a similar meaning in each culture. The author arranged this podcast during a Translation class between Japanese and English with fourth year students at Shinonome University in Matsuyama, on Shikoku island in Western Japan.
The Digital Humanities Japan ( http://dhjapan.org/ ) initiative is pleased to formally announce the launch of our website and its associated content. This includes a mailing list and a resource wiki. Our wiki contains (among other things):
- Scholars Directory – A submission form where you can list yourself a DH Japan scholar, in…
The Sino-Tibetan language family is one of the world’s largest
and most prominent families, spoken by nearly 1.4 billion people.
Despite the importance of the Sino-Tibetan languages, their pre-history remains controversial, with ongoing debate about when
and where they originated. To shed light on this debate we
develop a database of c…[Read more]
Thomas Mazanec deposited Networks of Exchange Poetry in Late Medieval China: Notes toward a Dynamic History of Tang Literature in the group Digital Humanities East Asia on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 4 days ago
This article combines qualitative and quantitative methods to rethink the literary history of late medieval China (830–960 CE). It begins with an overview of exchange poetry in the Tang dynasty and its role in the construction of the poetic subject, namely, the poetic subject’s distributed textual body. A total of 10,869 poems exchanged between 2…[Read more]
Johann-Mattis List deposited Using ancestral state reconstruction methods for onomasiological reconstruction in multilingual word lists in the group Digital Humanities East Asia on Humanities Commons 3 months, 1 week ago
Current efforts in computational historical linguistics are predominantly concerned
with phylogenetic inference. Methods for ancestral state reconstruction have only
been applied sporadically. In contrast to phylogenetic algorithms, automatic reconstruction methods presuppose phylogenetic information in order to explain what has
evolved when…[Read more]
The discipline of Historical Chinese Phonology has made great progress during the last thirty years.
Thanks to these improvements we have now a much clearer picture of the history of the Chinese language and the development of the Chinese writing system. Since Historical Chinese Phonology is an
inherently data-driven discipline, it is, however,…[Read more]
I don’t know how I missed this deposit 3 months ago but I am definitely including your paper in my East Asian DH syllabus update as well as the PNAS article you posted. Thanks so much for sharing these!
Thanks! I’m still new to HC, which is why I am still trying to find my way around, also with respect to in which groups to post new research.
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 (email@example.com) 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]
The purpose of this course is to introduce graduate students to the tools, methods, and history of sinology. Sinology refers to the study of China as performed in a philological manner. Philology refers to the historical study of language and literature in its fullest context. It is inherently interdisciplinary. It draws on the fields of…[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]
Molly Des Jardin started the topic CFA: 2019 Penn State Global Asias Summer Institute “Digital Asias" in the discussion East Asia DH on Humanities Commons 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Global Asias Summer Institute, to be held June 3-7, 2019. This year’s Institute, co-directed by Joseph Jonghyun Jeon (UC-Irvine) and Jonathan E. Abel (Penn State), focuses on the topic of “Digital Asias.”
Institute participants spend a week reading and thinking about the annual theme, as we…[Read more]
Paula Curtis replied to the topic "Teaching 'East Asian' DH" presentation at MLA, Thursday afternoon in the discussion East Asia DH on Humanities Commons 7 months ago
This sounds great! If I end up out there I’ll try to attend!
Molly Des Jardin started the topic "Teaching 'East Asian' DH" presentation at MLA, Thursday afternoon in the discussion East Asia DH on Humanities Commons 7 months, 1 week ago
Hi all, just tooting my own horn a bit here. If you’re attending MLA this year and would like to hear me briefly talk about teaching “East Asian DH” last spring, please come by my panel at 3:30 on Thursday Jan 3! I would love your feedback and hope to see you there. Details:
089: What We Teach When We Teach Digital Humanities: Curriculum and…[Read more]
This dataset was produced as part of the Research Workshop on China’s Local Gazetteers, Computerized Data Analysis and Visualization, held at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, August 1-19, 2016. Fulltext data from 11 local gazetteers (fangzhi 方志) was processed to find instances of religious buildings (temp…[Read more]
I’ve uploaded a copy of my dataset on Chinese religious reconstructions in modern China to CORE. This data was previously available on Harvard Dataverse but I thought I would copy it here in case it is of interest to group members.
FYI, DHAsia maintains a Vimeo account with past presentations on East Asian DH topics– after their present conference they’re sure to have more! https://vimeo.com/dhasia
I also admit I went “oh man, only 5 minutes?!” when I first read your post! I think it’s a great way to get them workshopping their ideas, though, especially to get more of a low-stakes presentation feel over a general class discussion about their progress. We do a digital pedagogy lightning talk series here at UM by graduate students and…[Read more]
Yesterday I had my students do 5-minute talks about their final projects, with 5-minute Q&A between each. There were a total of 9 presentations. They complained about this time limit much more than I expected, arguing that they’ll “never have a 5-minute conference presentation.” Au contraire! This is becoming much more common, especially at DH…[Read more]
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