On Thursday 23 July I gave an introductory lecture on digital humanities at the ADEPT summer school at Queen Mary University of London. Slides are below; it’s the second summer school workshop I’ve given on DH in the past month. Digital Humanities: A brief introduction to the field from aelang Source: Introduction to Digital Humanities:…

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The issue of multilingualism vs lingua franca in science (and in society) is certainly very complicated, but the recent article by Gregory Crane raises some questions and a few concerns. In general, I think everybody would agree with Miran’s appeal on Humanist: “Let us invest in language diversity”. There are countless documents supporting multilingualism in…

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Two weeks ago, I attended the Middle Ages in the Modern World conference in Lincoln (and gave a talk on medieval vs. ‘medieval’ names if you haven’t already read the recap of that), which included an extremely interesting paper by Bridget Ruth Whearty (Stanford), “Of Scribes and Digitizers: Modern Digitization Studio as Medieval Scriptorium”, in…

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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to identify critical elements in a conceptual model for a community-engaged data curation in the digital humanities, to propose a set of evaluation criteria that would act as guiding principles in pursuing such work in the future, and to explore ways in which community-engaged data curation practice can…

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A New Look for DHNow!

We are proud to unveil a new Digital Humanities Now theme that responds to readers’ requests for a responsive design, improved navigation, and increased transparency of the editorial process. An extension of the PressForward TurnKey Theme, DHNow’s new theme reveals metadata collected by PressForward and offers new ways to make that metadata outwardly visible. We’ve…

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How are the Digital Humanities finding their way into art libraries? In this post, Sarah Long (Hirsch Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) reviews a DH workshop preceding the ARLIS/NA annual conference.   The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), a professional organization of librarians in the arts, holds a week-long conference of sessions, workshops, tours, and meetings…I was…

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