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”

The William Blake Archive’s Pencil Drawings Highlight Access for All

William Blake pencil drawing - female with horse's head

If you’ve never had the opportunity to browse through the Blake archive, take their newest addition to the collection as an excuse to get lost in the art and poetry of William Blake (1757 – 1827). On October 31st, the William Blake Archive announced the addition of 43 digitized pencil drawings done by Blake, now … Continue reading “The William Blake Archive’s Pencil Drawings Highlight Access for All”

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”

Weekly Roundup 12/4

Weekly Roundup **TDHN Interest Meeting has been cancelled** The Triangle Digital Humanities Network is hosting an initial interest meeting at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park. There will be delicious snacks! Date: 12/10/2018 Recent Posts Conference Lessons: The Realities of DH and Librarianship by Kristina Bush December 3, 2018   Upcoming Events Visualization Friday Forum: … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup 12/4”

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”

TDHN Interest Meeting 12/10/18 **Cancelled**

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**This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather** The Triangle Digital Humanities Network is hosting an initial interest meeting at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park. There will be delicious snacks. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just a little DH-curious. We especially encourage graduate students, adjunct faculty, people from smaller … Continue reading “TDHN Interest Meeting 12/10/18 **Cancelled**”

“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”

Weekly Roundup – 11/13

Recent Posts Interview with John Wall of the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project by Kristina Bush November 7, 2018 Upcoming Events GIS Day Celebration Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 3:00 – 6:00pm 3-4pm Refreshments and Student Map Competition 4-6pm Humanitarian Mapathon UNC Davis Library Research Hub   Crafting With Circuits, A Co-Lab Roots + DukeCreate Workshop … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup – 11/13”

Ecological Data Visualization: Give your Feedback!

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Some of the most exciting digital projects in the Triangle are a result of student work. Many student digital projects have been created through Duke University’s Data+ summer program in collaboration with research teams on the campus, like the Bernhardt Lab, that helped create the Ecological Data Visualization project in 2017. The Ecological Data Visualization … Continue reading “Ecological Data Visualization: Give your Feedback!”

Interview with John Wall of the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project

Image taken from the immersive experience of the Virtual Paul's Cross Project.

The Virtual Paul’s Cross Project recreates the experience of being at Saint Paul’s Cathedral and hearing the preacher John Donne deliver the Gunpowder Day sermon of November 5, 1622 using historical documentation of the sermon. In 2014, the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project won the Award for Best DH Data Visualization in the 2014 DH Awards. … Continue reading “Interview with John Wall of the Virtual Paul’s Cross Project”