Do You Teach DH? This Survey Is For You!

Brian Croxall and I are excited to announce the launch of a research study: “Who Teaches When We Teach Digital Humanities?” With this study, we hope to learn more about  the training and preparation of those who teach digital humanities the for-credit and informal teaching that DH teachers do “I teach DH!” you say. “How can I participate in this study??” We’re glad (really glad) you asked. You can participate by taking our short survey.  The survey should…

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Posters at DH2019

I’ll be presenting two posters at DH2019: “Encoding the ‘Floating Gap’”: Linking Cultural Memory, Identity, and Complex Place” (with Katherine Faull, Bucknell University): In this poster the authors present a model for encoding what ethnographers term the “floating gap” when constructing an historical gazetteer of place names. This step is especially crucial as scholars make intersections and linkages between place-based, data-driven research projects. The authors argue that the concepts for Event and Place used to…

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Resolving the Polynymy of Place: or, how to create a gazetteer of colonized landscapes

This is the abstract for a paper I co-presented with Katie Faull at DH2018 in Mexico City on June 28, 2018. The slides and notes for the talk are deposited on Humanities Commons: https://hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:19929/. Conference abstract: This paper will explore the problem of creating a gazetteer of colonized landscapes, specifically those of the mid-Atlantic in the 18th century, in which the name of a place (toponym) changes depending on the person or political entity who is…

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