DH Reads

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: “Colonial and Postcolonial Digital Humanities Roundtable”

In a post providing her Skype remarks from the Colonial and Postcolonial DH roundtable at the College of William and Mary’s Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities Conference, Roopika Risam argues that challenging colonialism in the “digital cultural record” requires “significant attention to how we are designing projects, framing the material in them, and managing the data that is part…

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