Community space for the Global Digital Humanities Symposium (msuglobaldh.org).
Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Science and Technology was created on 1 January 1980, with the vision of making “Nigeria one of the acknowledged leaders of the scientifically and technologically developed nations of the world”. Sixty years after independence, and forty years after the Science and Technology Ministry was created, Nigeria is neith…[Read more]
In recent years a very rare phenomenon was observed in Igboland, Southeastern Nigeria—the conversion of the Igbo to Islam. There exists a signi cant scholarly work on the stages of conversion or conversion process among di erent people group; however, to the best of our knowledge, little exists on the Igbo conversion to Islam. This could be as a r…[Read more]
Leah Junck deposited Between Phallus and Freedom: An Ethnography on the Embodied Experiences of Tinder Users in Cape Town in the group Global Digital Humanities Symposium on Humanities Commons 3 months ago
This presentation discusses whether the dating application Tinder and similarly organized applications reinforce rigid gender and other identities and addresses the potential of technologically enhanced selves to contest them. Notions of identity as well as aspects of power and agency in the context of dating apps are discussed by referring to…[Read more]
Augustine Farinola deposited Towards an African Indigenous Model of Communication for Software Development in Digital Humanities in the group Global Digital Humanities Symposium on Humanities Commons 3 months ago
Drawing insight from Toyin Falola’s call for African scholars to Africanize knowledge, this paper is an attempt to Africanize digital technological tools being used for research in African studies. Our aim is to address the challenges confronting scholars in African Studies, especially across the disciplines in the Arts and Humanities, in their d…[Read more]
Augustine Farinola started the topic Benefit of Digital Data from Africa to DH Global Communities in the discussion Global Digital Humanities Symposium on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
What more can we do to make the different stakeholders, such as language communities, benefit from the huge amount of digital data that has been produced for African and other languages?
Augustine Farinola started the topic Participation of African scholars in Global DH community in the discussion Global Digital Humanities Symposium on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
How can we increase participation by scholars from the DH community, especially Africa and ensure that collaborations continued beyond DH events?
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]
This lesson plan is intended for a large class in a semester-long face-to-face Native North American art history or visual culture course with 80-minute sessions. Considering many programs do not have courses in Native North American art history, variations for general surveys of North American arts, Western European arts, or of global art…[Read more]
Cheryl Johnson deposited Students as Knowledge Producers: Understanding Arab-Americans in Central Ohio through Oral History Narratives in the group Global Digital Humanities Symposium on Humanities Commons 6 months, 3 weeks ago
This is the presentation file the Hanada Al-Masri, Cheryl Johnson and Olivia Reynolds used in their presentation at the 2020 Global Digital Humanities Symposium.
Humanities Commons is an open-source, nonprofit network developed and supported by scholarly societies for humanities instructors, researchers, and practitioners across the disciplines and around the world. This poster introduces Humanities Commons and its contribution to online scholarly communication. Analyzing a survey that candidly…[Read more]
This lesson employs a 360 image to encourage students to understand and experience Chaco Canyon (850-1150CE) and its monumental architecture as a relational landscape.