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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Responding to the Technophobes and the Technophiles

For our weekly meetings with Dr. Robertson, the DH fellows each find an interesting new post about digital humanities to share with the group. Over the course of the year, we’re supposed to track some sort of theme or trend. Last year, I focused on posts and projects that work to Indigenize and/or decolonize digital humanities. This year, I’ve followed…

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Spring 2018 in the Research Division

My second semester in the Research Division—the final semester of my fellowship—has come to a close. Most of my time was spent working on Digital Humanities Now and PressForward. Both have seen a few changes this spring, but the most exciting news is that we launched the redesign for the PressForward website! The new website had been in the works…

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DH Read: “Is technology bringing history to life or distorting it?”

It’s always interesting to see what DH work finds its way into mainstream media and how it’s portrayed. This article by Steve Hendrix in the Washington Post highlights various forms of digital historical re-creation, from colorized photos and virtual reality to “voice cloning” JFK. For now at least, projects like these aren’t very representative of most of the digital history and…

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