CFP for MLA 2019: What Do We Teach When We Teach DH?

What Do We Teach When We Teach DH? (A special session on digital humanities pedagogy at MLA 2019) Over the last decade as digital humanities research has flourished, the MLA convention—as well as other venues—has witnessed increasingly vigorous discussions about teaching digital humanities. We now find ourselves in a discipline that is not so new (acknowledging, of course, that DH is as old as the computer itself) and simultaneously at a moment when we need…

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How we Teach? Digital Humanities Pedagogy in an Imperfect World

I was honoured to give this keynote at the CSDH/SCHN conference at Congress in Calgary on Wednesday. I would like to start by thanking Susan Brown, Jon Bath, Michael Ullyot, and CSDH for inviting me to speak here. I’m sorry Susan isn’t here because I wanted her to hear this, too, so would someone tweet out to her that it is a particular honor for me to be here because #myDH (as the hashtag goes)…

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REED and the Prospect of Networked Data at CSRS 2016

This is the transcript of a long paper I gave as part of the “Digital Scholarship in Action: Research” panel at CSRS (Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies) in Calgary on May 30, 2016. The attendant PowerPoint is stored and indexed on the MLA Commons Open Repository Exchange, and is available here: http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6CK59 “REED and the Prospect of Networked Data” At the MLA in January I gave a short paper entitled “Data Envy” – a contemplation of my inferiority…

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