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Editors’ Choice: #AHA2013 and #MLA13 Roundup

Editors’ Note: Thank you to our Editors-at-Large and to all those who responded to our CFP for helping us gathering links to Digital Humanities related content from both the AHA and MLA annual meetings. If you have work that you would like included in this roundup, please fill out the form located on our CFP.


THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) AHA

THATCamp & My Fears about Digital Religious Studies, by David McConeghy
Aha! moments at AHA #THATCamp, by Katherine O’Flaherty
Classrooms and Learning Spaces for the Future Notes — THATCamp AHA 2013

Plenary Session: The Public Practice of History in and for a Digital Age

Storytelling by William Cronon

Building the Dissertation Digitally

Raising Question about the digital dissertation, Part 1 and Part 2, by Lee Ann Ghajar

Front Lines: Early-Career Scholars Doing Digital History

Front Lines: Early-Career Scholars Doing Digital History… Virtual AHA Panel Participation, by Trevor Owens
Storify by John O’Keefe

The Power of Cartography: Remapping the Black Death in the Age of Genomics and GIS

Toward a Molecular History of Yersinia pestis, by Michelle Ziegler

Research Support Services for History Scholars: A Study of Evolving Research Methods in History

Digital Methods for Mid-Career Avoiders?, by Sharon Leon

Teaching Digital Methods for History Graduate Students

Resolutions for Teaching Digital History, by W. Caleb McDaniel

#AHA13 and #AHA2013

#thatcampAHA Twitter Archive
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A Day of DH at #THATCamp #MLA13 by Genie Giaimo, Elizabeth Hopwood, Meg Tarquinio Roche

“Avenues of Access: An Exhibit & Online Archive of New ‘Born Digital’ Literature”

Digital Exhibit
Curatorial Statement, by Kathi Inman Beren
E-Lit at MLA, Year Two: A (Brief) Curatorial Statement, by Dene Grigar

Avenues of Access: Digital Humanities and the Future of Scholarly Communication

“The Mirror and the LAMP,” by Matthew Kirschenbaum
“Resistance in the Materials,” by Bethany Nowviskie

The Classroom as Interface

Storify, by Kathi Inman Berens

Contemporary Novels and the Twenty-First-Century Media Ecology

“From Text to Work: Douglas Coupland’s Digital Interruptions and the Labor of Form,” by Paul Benzon

The Dark Side of Digital Humanities

The Dark Side of Digital Humanities – Part 1, by Wendy Chun
The Dark Side of Digital Humanities – Part 2, by Richard Grusin
The Dark Side of Digital Humanities – Part 3, by Patrick Jagoda
The Dark Side of Digital Humanities – Part 4, by Rita Raley
#MLA13: The Dark Side of Digital Humanities, by Alexis Lothian

DH Commons Pre-Convention Workshop

DH Commons: Getting Started in the Digital Humanities Roundtable

Digital Dictionaries

Storify, by Michael Hancher for Ben Zimmer

Digital Humanities and Theory

“Theoretical Things for the Humanities,” by Geoffrey Rockwell
Review by Shannon Carter

Digital Pedagogy: An Unconference Workshop

A Digital Pedagogy Unconference, by Brian Croxall and Adeline Koh

Expanding Access: Building Bridges within Digital Humanities

Expanding Access: Building Bridges within DH, by Brian Larson
Expanding Access: Building Bridges within Digital Humanities, by Lee Skallerup Bessette

Humanities in the Twenty-First Century: Innovation in Research and Practice

“The Humanities in the Digital Age,” by Christine Henseler
“The Promise of Humanities Practice,” by Lynn Pasquerella

How Did I Get Here? Our “Altac” Jobs

Storify, by Brenda Bethman

Literature and Digital Pedagogies

“Digital Resources and the Medieval-Literature Classroom,” by Robin Wharton

Open Sesame

Storify, by Travis Brown

Reading the Invisible and Unwanted in Old and New Media

“An Account of Randomness in Literary Computing,” by Mark Sample
Lost in Plain Sight: Microdot Technology and the Compression of Reading, by Paul Benzon

Rebooting Graduate Training: Collaboration, Computing, and the New Thesis

Rebooting Graduate Training: An MLA Roundtable, by Katina Rogers

Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities

“Thinking Through Race (Gender, Class, Nation) in the Digital Humanities,” by Anne Cong-Huyen
Storify, by Moya Bailey

Rewards and Challenges of Serial Scholarship

“A Large Amount of Good Second-Class Work”: The Value of Graduate Students’ Contributions to Scholarly Group Blogs, by Kirstyn Leuner
Considering serial scholarship and the future of scholarly publishing, by Douglas Armato
Storify, by Kirstyn Leuner

Scaling and Sharing: Data Management in the Humanities

Doing Data for Humanists; or, How not to become a DH cautionary tale, by Lisa Marie Rhody
Storify, by Spencer Keralis

Theories and Practices of the Literary Lab

The Literary Lab – MLA Wrap-Up #1, by Andrew Piper
Thoughts on a Literary Lab, by Matthew Jockers

Theorizing Digital Practice, Practicing Digital Theory

“Building the Infrastructural Layer: Reading Data Visualization in the Digital Humanities,” by Dana Solomon

The Third Degree: Joint Programs in Languages, Literature, and Libraries

Alt-Research for Humanities PhDs, by Kari Kraus


#MLA13 Twitter Archive



The Future of English: Digital Work and Composition? by Roger T. Whitson


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