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Mapping Narrative
QGIS in the Humanities Classroom
Anouk Lang
Department of English, University of Edinburgh
anouk.lang@ed...
The context: build a GIS of the places mentioned in a biography of Jean Rhys
and use this to analyse the role played by sp...
Geoparsing with the Edinburgh Geoparser
(with thanks to
Claire Grover for
writing me a custom
XSLT stylesheet)
Data preparation: distinguishing between places elsewhere and places experienced
Reflecting on the use of spatial
references in the Rhys biography
Visualisation as gratification
Process and
pedagogy
Anouk Lang | aelang.net
@a_e_lang | anouk.lang@ed.ac.uk
Many thanks to Tom Armitage and Ian Holmes
Credits:
The Edinburgh ...
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Mapping narrative: QGIS in the humanities classrom

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Anouk Lang's presentation on how she uses QGIS in the digital humanities classroom to map narrative. Presented at 6th Scottish QGIS UK user group meeting.

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Mapping narrative: QGIS in the humanities classrom

  1. 1. Mapping Narrative QGIS in the Humanities Classroom Anouk Lang Department of English, University of Edinburgh anouk.lang@ed.ac.uk | @a_e_lang
  2. 2. The context: build a GIS of the places mentioned in a biography of Jean Rhys and use this to analyse the role played by space in the text
  3. 3. Geoparsing with the Edinburgh Geoparser (with thanks to Claire Grover for writing me a custom XSLT stylesheet)
  4. 4. Data preparation: distinguishing between places elsewhere and places experienced
  5. 5. Reflecting on the use of spatial references in the Rhys biography
  6. 6. Visualisation as gratification
  7. 7. Process and pedagogy
  8. 8. Anouk Lang | aelang.net @a_e_lang | anouk.lang@ed.ac.uk Many thanks to Tom Armitage and Ian Holmes Credits: The Edinburgh Geoparser www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/software/geoparser/ QGIS www.qgis.org Cartography © OpenStreetMap contributors www.openstreetmap.org/copyright

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