Scholarly Communications

Scholarly Communication I really appreciated the focus on the burden of Open Access on young and precariously-situated scholars. Regarding embargoing one's dissertation, I agree with the AHA's guidelines and considerations to at least let newly-minted graduate scholars choose for themselves whether or not they want to embargo. The bigger issue I see with this whole … Continue reading Scholarly Communications

ODH Project Abstract

Across Time and Space: Empowering Undergraduate Researchers Through Virtual Community Building Taylor Elyse Mills My project aims to further the infrastructure and mission of the Undergraduate Network for Research in the Humanities (UNRH), an organization founded by and for undergraduates in order to reclaim student agency and reimagine the undergraduate role in innovative humanities research … Continue reading ODH Project Abstract

Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Of all the possible topics within the Digital Humanities, pedagogy is by far my favorite! I love exploring ways to not only incorporate Digital Humanities-based skills and tools into my teaching, but also ways of teaching the field of DH itself. I've had the opportunity to observe several styles of teaching Digital Humanities over the … Continue reading Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Visualization and Networks

This week focused on visualization tools with an emphasis on relationships or networks within data. I decided to pursue my more law-focused passions and see what such tools could show about the current state of immigration within the United States. After some quick searching I came across the United States government's Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading Visualization and Networks

Spatial and Temporal Visualizations

One of my favorite types of projects in Digital Humanities is mapping. Mapping can tell stories, argue, and reveal different perspectives. The readings from this week talked about several tools and platforms I have used before, but I was surprised by the sheer number of other tools of which I had not heard! The volume … Continue reading Spatial and Temporal Visualizations

Data in Humanities

Archives, Data, and Humanities: A Philosopher's Reflections This week our Digital Humanities seminar served as a good reminder of the possibilities and breadth of data potential in humanities fields. Miriam Posner’s blog “Humanities Data: A Necessary Contradiction” was not only an excellent introduction to the notion of all objects bearing metadata, but also a further … Continue reading Data in Humanities