Debates in the digital humanities book description: together, the essays—which will be published later as an ongoing, open-access website—suggest that the digital humanities is uniquely positioned to contribute to the revival of the humanities and academic life. While the practices and technologies of participatory culture often run against the grain of longstanding academic and library conventions, growing discussions in scholarly communications, digital humanities, and digital learning have highlighted their immense value for scholarly communities and higher education, as well as for the flourishing. Data for a survey of digital humanities programs about the authors chris alen sula is associate professor and coordinator of digital humanities and the ms in data analytics & visualization at pratt institute school of information. Digital humanities investigates how digital formats and tools are changing the way we share knowledge in the humanities this class is an introduction to some of these formats and tools, along with a lot of critical reflection and discussion.
Digital keys for unlocking the humanities' riches this is the first in a series of new york times articles about how digital tools are changing scholarship in history, literature and the arts directions to clayton state university 2000 clayton state boulevard morrow, ga 30260. The value of the humanities debate games and historical narratives by jeremy antley - journal of digital humanities film about the value of the humanities. Introduction to digital humanities digital humanities is work at the intersection of digital technology and humanities disciplines embodies cultural values.
The aadhum initiative at the university of maryland is proud to invite scholars, researchers, teachers, professionals, activists, and community members to its first national conference, intentionally digital, intentionally black. What is (the value of) digital humanities (again, again, again, againsigh) update 11/1/17: see laura mandell's direct response to the brennan article — a response that is less exasperated than mine: experiencing the bust . Digital library federation (dlf) code of conduct geek feminism wiki anti-harassment examples humanities intensive learning + teaching (hilt) institute statement of values.
Debates in the digital humanities / encompassing new technologies, research methods, and opportunities for collaborative scholarship and open-source peer review, as well as innovative ways of sharing knowledge and teaching, the digital humanities promises to transform the liberal arts--and perhaps the university itself. User required on the value of user research in the digital humanities max kemman university of luxembourg [email protected] martijn kleppe erasmus university rotterdam. What is digital humanities and what's it doing in english departments matthew kirschenbaum the humanities, done digitally kathleen fitzpatrick this is why we fight: defining the values of the digital humanities lisa spiro.
While the purpose and direction of tools and tool development for the digital humanities have been debated in various forums, the value of tool development as a scholarly activity has seen little discussion as a way of filling this gap, the authors conducted an online survey of developers of. This thesis investigates concepts of value and the ways in which it is assessed in the digital humanities it does this by examining digital cultural heritage projects created by a community oral history archive. In a prior blog entry the cis has started mapping out the field of digital humanities subsequent to these first thoughts follows a review in several parts of an alternative publishing project edited by matthew k gold of new yorks technology college.
Through the work of humanities scholars, we learn about the values of different cultures, about what goes into making a work of art, about how history is made their efforts preserve the great accomplishments of the past, help us understand the world we live in, and give us tools to imagine the future. Whereas the traditional humanities are text based and nontechnical and value solitary, specialized work resulting in a book, the digital humanities are collaborative and technical, value design, and are built upon shared information resources (digital scholarship in the university tenure and promotion process. Michael pidd, humanities research institute, university of sheffield gives the opening keynote talk for the digital humanities @ oxford summer school 2013. Benefits of digital humanities integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches - you can present and interlink digitized text, images, and time-based media with maps, timelines, data, and visualizations.
Dh values collaboration, plurality, investigation of human culture, and the disruption of and reflection on traditional practices and is concerned with not just the use of digital technology for humanities projects but how the use of digital technology for humanities projects changes the user's experience. Using exemplar projects from the humanities research institute at the university of sheffield this talk will present a tour de force of the digital humanities and demonstrate how a practical understanding of the subject can generate skills and employability that are of value beyond the higher education sector. Stuff digital humanists like: defining digital humanities by its values [a very rough transcript of my talk at the cuny digital humanities initiative on december 1, 2010 the dhi's theme for this semester's program was what is digital humanities.