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: “What do we do about archival violence?”

As a student of Native American history, I am well aware of the ways that the quantification of people, especially by the state, has been used to treat humans like objects, to strip them of humanity. This history is at the root of my discomfort with and skepticism of how digital/computational methods are sometimes used. It was interesting, then, to…

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DH Read: “CFP: Global Debates in the Digital Humanities”

Domenico Fiormonte, Sukanta Chaudhuri, and Paola Ricaurte have put out a call for proposals for contributions to Global Debates in the Digital Humanities, a collection of essays that will be part of the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series. I look forward to the published collection, but until then, the CFP itself makes for an interesting and informative read that suggests the…

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DH Read: “The Rising Stars of the Digital Humanities”

Will Fenton has a piece on Inside Higher Ed that profiles five “rising stars” of the digital humanities. All of them represent the growing inclusivity of the field, which he says can be measured by the “diversity of practitioners, subject area specialization, roles and institutions.” From the piece: “These scholars demonstrate again and again the promise of digital technologies for…

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