An Interview with Meg McMahon

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Meg McMahon is a second year information science graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Library and Information Science. They are a graduate research assistant in the Kenan Science Library and a research and design graduate assistant for the R.B. House Undergraduate Library. Both positions focus on instruction, research, and design for libraries and makerspaces. … Continue reading “An Interview with Meg McMahon”

An Interview with Kristina Bush

Kristina Bush is a writer, content manager, and project manager for the Triangle Digital Humanities Network behind-the-scenes. She graduates this May from the School of Information and Library Science at UNC Chapel Hill with her Master’s in Library Science, and will be starting a new position as the Digital Literacies Librarian at University of California, … Continue reading “An Interview with Kristina Bush”

An Interview with Dan Anderson

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Dan Anderson, Professor in the UNC Chapel Hill Department of English and Comparative Literature, is the Principal Investigator for the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative and the Director of the Digital Innovation Lab on UNC-CH’s campus. He directs and leads a number of digital humanities initiatives for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty to provide opportunities for … Continue reading “An Interview with Dan Anderson”

An Interview with Hannah Jacobs

Hannah Jacobs was the primary organizer of the Triangle Digital Humanities Institute on DH Pedagogy earlier this year. She works at the Duke Wired! Lab as a digital humanities specialist who helps faculty and students with consultations, project development, and technical support. As a significant emerging figure in digital humanities (not just in the triangle … Continue reading “An Interview with Hannah Jacobs”

John Taormina on his DH Bibliography

John Taormina

John Taormina, Director of the Visual Media Center Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University recently released his comprehensive DH Bibliography, which has been the focus of his work for the past two years. Taormina took the time to answer some questions about his work on the Bibliography, which is now available through … Continue reading “John Taormina on his DH Bibliography”

Hunter Corb: Social Networks of Women in the Book Trade

17th century book trade

Hunter Corb is a second year Master of Library Science candidate at UNC’s School of Library and Information Science. With a focus in archives and rare books, Corb is currently working on a digital humanities master’s paper to finish up his degree. The project is a social network analysis investigating the role of women in … Continue reading “Hunter Corb: Social Networks of Women in the Book Trade”

An Interview with Ryan Shaw

Ryan Shaw is an associate professor at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science and a well-versed digital humanities scholar. Read his interview about past influences, current projects, and future ambitions here: Did you first learn about DH from a computing or a humanities perspective? What is your background, and how did it lead … Continue reading “An Interview with Ryan Shaw”

“Pirating Texts” – an Interview with Grant Glass

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Grant Glass is a PhD student at UNC Chapel Hill and a Graduate Fellow at Duke University, focusing on work in digital humanities and British literature. Grant led a research team during the summer of 2018 to create Pirating Texts, a project related to his dissertation work using algorithmic text analysis to find social, historical, and literary … Continue reading ““Pirating Texts” – an Interview with Grant Glass”

Interview with Sean Swanick

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I had the opportunity to interview Sean Swanick, Duke’s Librarian for Middle East and Islamic Studies. We discussed the librarian’s role both supporting and participating in digital humanities projects. Describe your involvement with DH projects at your institution. Currently there are three DH-related projects at Duke University which relate to the Middle East and Islamic … Continue reading “Interview with Sean Swanick”

“Intimate Fields” – an Interview with Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon

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Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon, both English professors at NC State, recently published their project Intimate Fields as part of the Kits for Cultural History series through The Maker Lab in the Humanities (MLab) at the University of Victoria. Check out the original publication here, and read about the project in their own words below: … Continue reading ““Intimate Fields” – an Interview with Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon”