Last week, I had the very real pleasure of attending a Word Vectors for the Thoughtful Humanist workshop. This workshop was hosted by Northeastern's Women Writers Project (WWP) and was sponsored by a grant from the NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities. The principal instructors throughout the week were Julia Flanders and Sarah Connell, respectively the WWP Director and … Continue reading Talking myself through word embeddings, part 1
Diane Jakacki 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 humanitiesthe for-credit and informal teaching that DH teachers do “I teach DH!” you say. “How can … Continue reading Do You Teach DH? Please Take Our Survey!
This past December, as the semester was winding down, I got a message from Anna Chang, Head of Communications for the Modern Language Association. She inquired whether I would consider writing 500 words or so that summarized the different digital humanities sessions at the 2019 MLA Convention in Chicago for the MLA Newsletter. This was, … Continue reading The “Next Big Thing” Ten Years Later: Digital Humanities at MLA 2019
Diane Jakacki and I are thrilled to announce a call for abstracts for a forthcoming edited volume, Debates in Digital Humanities Pedagogy. The book will appear in the Debates in the Digital Humanities series from the University of Minnesota Press, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. Over the last decade, Digital Humanities … Continue reading Announcing Debates in DH Pedagogy!
Over the last decade, at roughly the same time that digital humanities methods and tools have appeared in language and literature classrooms and research, universities have made investments in 3D printing and makerspaces. And in a similar way to digital humanities, those working in modern languages might not immediately see how they could use fabrication … Continue reading Printable Pedagogy and 3D Theses: ACH’s CfP for MLA 2018