Summer Roundup: Making Arguments Using Digital History

With my summer as full-time Editor-in-Chief of Digital Humanities Now coming to an end, I thought it would be fitting and useful (at least for myself) to identify some kind of theme for the summer and write up a list of Editors’ Choice pieces that fall into that theme (sort of like I did here for the academic year). I didn’t…

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Using PressForward as a Graduate Student

The ability to discuss and nominate content in PressForward makes it a valuable tool for groups producing collaborative online publications, but PressForward can also come in handy for individuals working on their personal websites. I use the plugin on my own WordPress site (most prominently in a section I call “DH Reads”), so I’m sharing my experiences and giving some…

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Public Projects Division

Our final rotation of the year was in the Public Projects division. We had the chance to try out Omeka S, help with Omeka testing, get familiar with Papers of the War Department, and do some research for Hearing the Americas. One of our first tasks was to participate in testing the Editorial Plugin for Omeka. Simulating realistic scenarios required having…

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Indigenizing and Decolonizing Digital Humanities

All year, the DH fellows have been looking through the aggregated content of DHNow and selecting interesting posts to discuss at our weekly meeting with Dr. Robertson. The process has been a great introduction to the variety of people, projects, and discourses that make up the field of digital humanities, and it’s enabled me to identify and track key themes and trends…

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