Becoming the NCDHCollab

Last week, we announced that the Triangle Digital Humanities Network will be changing its name to the North Carolina Digital Humanities Collaborative (NCDHCollab). This change comes after an expansion of participation in the Triangle Digital Humanities Institutes to many individuals and institutions outside of the Triangle. This expansion is now reflected in the executive board’s … Continue reading “Becoming the NCDHCollab”

Stuart Parrish: Reflecting on the Triangle Digital Humanities Institute at NCCU

NCCU professors at the Triangle Digital Humanities Institute, from left to right: Brett Chambers, Michele Ware, Collie Fulford, and Matthew Cook by Stuart Parrish The October 24-25 Triangle Digital Humanities Institute met at North Carolina Central University under the theme “Representation Matters.” The Institute was launched by keynote speaker marilyn m. thomas-houston’s address entitled “Representations … Continue reading “Stuart Parrish: Reflecting on the Triangle Digital Humanities Institute at NCCU”

Feedback Requested: Mission Statement, Code of Conduct, and Name Change

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Feedback Requested The Triangle Digital Humanities Executive Board has been working on creating documentation of our mission statement, code of conduct, and name. We’ve drafted these documents and are now asking for your feedback! Over the past year, the Triangle Digital Humanities Network has experienced considerable growth and change. We began holding Triangle Digital Humanities … Continue reading “Feedback Requested: Mission Statement, Code of Conduct, and Name Change”

Election Results: Recap from the August TDHN Organizing Meeting

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TDHN Organizing Meeting Thursday, August 15th | 9:30 – 11:30am National Humanities Center Announcements Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the organizing meeting on August 15th! Your patience has been appreciated as we’ve worked on implementing the ideas we talked through.  As the direct outcome of the meeting, we’d like to announce … Continue reading “Election Results: Recap from the August TDHN Organizing Meeting”

What is the Triangle Digital Humanities Network?

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Thank you everyone who attended the second Triangle Digital Humanities Institute on May 22-24th. Today I am at the CUNY Graduate Center to report on the events of the first two Triangle Digital Humanities Institutes. The experience has made me reflect on the past and future of the Triangle Digital Humanities Network (TDHN). Here’s a … Continue reading “What is the Triangle Digital Humanities Network?”

A Recap of UNC’s Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon is a global campaign in celebration of Women’s History Month. The goal of Art+Feminism is to “improve coverage of cis and transgender women, non-binary folks, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia.” This Edit-a-Thon also seeks to close the Wikipedia gender gap. Currently, less than 10% of Wikipedia editors are women! In … Continue reading “A Recap of UNC’s Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon”

Meet Darius: The TDHN Mascot

You may have seen our little robot friend around the website, Twitter, or at a TDHN event and wondered, “what the heck is that?” Well, the wait is over, your questions answered, because we’re formally introducing our mascot, Darius Hardscrabble (DH for short) to the network! Darius was born early in TDHN’s rebirth when Nathan Kelber … Continue reading “Meet Darius: The TDHN Mascot”

Not Your Daddy’s DH: A Review of Disrupting the Digital Humanities

The captains at the helm of Disrupting the Digital Humanities—Dorothy Kim (editor), Jesse Stommel (editor), and Eileen Joy (publisher)—arrive with convictions. Kim’s Digital Whiteness and Medieval Studies (2019) argues that medieval studies has been “complicit in the construction of the historical and critical category of whiteness” and that medievalism “has become a fertile ground for … Continue reading “Not Your Daddy’s DH: A Review of Disrupting the Digital Humanities”

Library Carpentry Review: A Great Introduction to Digital Scholarship Skills

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In October, I joined a group of librarians and library graduate students for a two-day Library Carpentry workshop at UNC’s Davis Library. The workshop is part of a larger organization that extends all over the world to teach introductory skills for data management and digital tools. Our workshop was typical of their style and included … Continue reading “Library Carpentry Review: A Great Introduction to Digital Scholarship Skills”

Conference Lessons: The Realities of DH and Librarianship

As part of winning the Atiyeh Prize, the week of November 12 I attended the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) and Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conferences. My work with Syriac Paleography is actually what introduced me to the digital humanities as an undergraduate at Mount Holyoke College. I began as a research assistant on … Continue reading “Conference Lessons: The Realities of DH and Librarianship”