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: “Resistance, Racialized Violence, and Database Design”

In a post on the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship’s site, Sarah Whitwell explains how she defines resistance for use in a research database. From the post: As Matthew Davis explains, a database is useful as a methodological tool because it does not permit ambiguity. This means that all decisions must be documented and justified. To create the schema for…

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DH Read: “Recap: Scholars for Social Justice Twitter Chat”

On HASTAC, Linda Luu posted a recap of the first Scholars for Social Justice (SSJ) Twitter chat. Taking on the subject of “Racism, Resistance, and Free Speech,” the February 13th chat included invited participants Charlene Carruthers, Cathy Cohen, Alvaro Huerta, Barbara Ransby, C. Riley Snorton, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and was moderated by Jenn Jackson. As Luu explains in the recap: Academia has…

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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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