DH Reads

DH Reads?

What do I mean by “DH Reads” and how is it different from my blog? In this part of my site, I use RRCHNM’s PressForward plugin to share online content that I find useful, meaningful, or thought-provoking. I am interested in what decolonizing digital humanities would look like, so I plan to focus on conversations around ethics and activism in DH.…

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DH Read: “Teaching Underrepresented Students How to Navigate Higher Ed Via Digital Humanities”

This post on DML Central by Elizabeth Losh features an email interview with Marisa Parham. After describing her earliest experiences with digital media and how those experiences have shaped her as a digital humanist, Parham explains how K-12 educators can use digital humanities to serve the needs of underrepresented students. Specifically, Parham sees DH as a tool for teaching K-12…

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Fall 2017 in the Research Division

For my second year of the fellowship, I am working in the Research Division, mainly on Digital Humanities Now and PressForward. Fall semester was a busy one for PressForward—we released PressForward 5.0, and we have been preparing an overhaul of the website. Helping out with all of that work has made this an exciting time to be in the division.…

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DHNow: 2017 in Review

Below is the end-of-the-year blog post I wrote for DHNow (originally posted on digitalhumanitiesnow.org): Digital Humanities Now will be taking a break until January 9, but before we go, we’d like to take the time to wrap up 2017. This November marked nine years of publication for Digital Humanities Now. Through the work of our dedicated staff and our generous community of volunteer editors, DHNow continues to build a…

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DH Read: “Is Google Home a History Calculator?”

In this post, Sean Kheraj assesses his Google Home device’s performance as a “history calculator,” testing how well it can define historical terms and answer basic historical questions. He puts this in context with some history of digital history: In their 2005 article in First Monday, Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig recount the story of a remarkably prescient colleague,…

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