Digital Humanities for Undergraduates: Getting Started

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Slides for a workshop to introduce undergraduates to the Digital Humanities. First given at Cabrini College, PA, October 2014. Talk is CC-BY-SA--feel free to use and remix, so long as you cite :)

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Digital Humanities for Undergraduates: Getting Started

  1. 1. DIGITAL HUMANITIES Getting Started for Undergraduates Prof.Adeline Koh @adelinekoh Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Thursday, October 3, 13
  2. 2. WHAT IS DH? • Expanding Traditional humanities research through digital methods The humanities through the digital as a humanistic object of inquiry Thursday, October 3, 13
  3. 3. MAPPING PROJECT: PRINT FROMVLADIMIR NABOKOV’S HAND-DRAWN MAP OF ULYSSES... Thursday, October 3, 13
  4. 4. MAPPING PROJECT: DIGITAL TO ULYSSES ON GOOGLE MAPS HTTPS://SITES.GOOGLE.COM/SITE/NOTESONJAMESJOYCE/MAP Thursday, October 3, 13
  5. 5. USING GOOGLE MAPS FOR AN UG DH PROJECT Thursday, October 3, 13
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  8. 8. WHAT IDEAS FOR MAPPING PROJECTS CAN UTHINK OF? Thursday, October 3, 13
  9. 9. TEXTUAL ANALYSIS--WORDLE Thursday, October 3, 13
  10. 10. WWW.WORDLE.NET Thursday, October 3, 13
  11. 11. TEXTUAL ANALYSIS--VOYANT Thursday, October 3, 13
  12. 12. HTTP://VOYANT-TOOLS.ORG/ Thursday, October 3, 13
  13. 13. TEXTUAL ANALYSIS: CORPUS ANALYTICS Thursday, October 3, 13
  14. 14. TEXTUAL ANALYSIS:TEXTAL Thursday, October 3, 13
  15. 15. ONLINE EXHIBIT--OMEKA Thursday, October 3, 13
  16. 16. OMEKA EXAMPLE Thursday, October 3, 13
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  18. 18. ONLINE EXHIBIT--WHAT JANE SAW Thursday, October 3, 13
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  21. 21. REWRITING WIKIPEDIA • Average Wikipedia editor is white, middle-class, English- speaking male, college- educated • Knowledge produced on Wikipedia mirrors print knowledge; generally conservative, limited coverage on women + Thursday, October 3, 13
  22. 22. REWRITING WIKIPEDIA • Rewriting Wikipedia Project (Postcolonial Digital Humanities) • focusing on marginalized groups around the world • http://dhpoco.org/ rewriting-wikipedia Thursday, October 3, 13
  23. 23. MULTIMEDIA PROJECT Thursday, October 3, 13
  24. 24. STUDENT RESEARCHERS Thursday, October 3, 13
  25. 25. CELEBRITY COLONIALISM &THE BODY Thursday, October 3, 13
  26. 26. HYBRIDITY AND COMICS Thursday, October 3, 13
  27. 27. WHY DH? Thursday, October 3, 13
  28. 28. WHY DH? • Undergraduates as Public Scholars • Make what you are studying relevant to the world at large • Do you write differently when you know the world is watching, rather than your professor alone? Thursday, October 3, 13
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  30. 30. LET’S GET STARTED! • Take an Index Card • Write down three DH Projects that you think you could start at your school, and undertake in your classes. • What value would these add to your existing classes? Thursday, October 3, 13
  31. 31. NEXT STEPS Join HASTAC scholars! www.hastac.org -blogging, tweeting, networking with others at diff. institutions Thursday, October 3, 13
  32. 32. NEXT STEPS Thursday, October 3, 13
  33. 33. COMETOTHATCAMP DIGITAL PEDAGOGY! JUNE 17, 18 2014, ATLANTIC CITY. Thursday, October 3, 13

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