Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 29

Converts to Little dh

I like Konrad’s post on little dh and am especially drawn to using digital tools for analysis and mining of data. I teach an introductory computer science course with Python and am particularly looking for applied problems in the humanities. The course focuses on problem solving over a wide range of liberal arts. So I …

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Oct 29

Do Your THATCamp Duty!

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To make an unconference like THATCamp New England work, we all have to pull our own weight. That means you have two duties: Write a session proposal. What we’ll talk about at THATCamp depends on what you propose. Writing out your session proposals in advance is crucial, because we’ll vote on which sessions to hold …

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Oct 29

Omeka: The New Primary Source Anthology?

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Since I’ve begun teaching, I’ve become mildly obsessed with buying anthologies of primary sources. Until I had to get up in front of a classroom, I didn’t realize how difficult it was to select and make available primary sources to teach students with. A good anthology of sources has done more to advance the world’s …

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Oct 27

Digital scholarly communication within subfields

I’ll preface this by saying that, despite some (deep) background doing web stuff and working part-time on digitization projects as an undergrad and grad student, that I still feel like a novice when it comes to the digital humanities. So I’m really looking forward to listening, learning more, and meeting you all in person at …

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Oct 05

Personal cyberinfrastructure

I probably don’t have to convince anyone attending THATCamp that it’s important to cultivate – and to teach our students to cultivate – an online presence. But what does it mean, in practice, to build and maintain a personal cyberinfrastructure? I can imagine taking a session like this in a couple different, and not necessarily …

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