Readings on Digital Humanities

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Johanna Drucker, Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production (Harvard UP, 2014)

History of DH and General Background

Burdick, Anne and Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, and Jeffrey Schnapp. Digital Humanities. Cambridge: The MIT P, 2012. Ch 1_Digital Humanities

Digital Diversity 2015: Writing / Feminism / Culture. A Timeline of the Digital Humanities from 1937 – present. Well worth reading!

Drucker, Johanna. “Humanities Approaches to Graphical Display.” DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly 5.1 (2011).

Kirschenbaum, Matthew. “What is ‘Digital Humanities,’ and Why Are They Saying Such Terrible Things About It?” differences 25. 1 (2014). dhterriblethingskirschenbaum

Mayer, Richard E. “Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning.” in The Cambridge Companion to Multimedia Learning.

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Price, Kenneth M. and Ray Siemens, “Introduction,” Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology, MLA Commons. 2013.

Sinclair, Stefan, and Stan Ruecker and Milena Radzikowska, “Information Visualization for  Humanities Scholars.” Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology, MLA Commons. 2013.

Stommel, Jesse. “Digital Pedagogy: A Geneology.” MLA Presentation using Tiki-Toki timeline software. Vancouver, B.C. January 2015.

—. “Interactive Criticism and the Embodied Digital Humanities.” Digital Pedagogy Lab, 20 Jan. 2016.

Some Current Projects

Bissell, Evan and Erik Loyer et al. The Knotted Line. Interactive site exploring freedom and confinement in the United States. Created using Scalar (developed by The Alliance for Networking Visual Culture and the University of Southern California).

Gil, Alex. Around DH in 80 Days. Web project showcasing digital humanities projects around the world. 2014.

McClurken, Jeff and Ellen Holmes Pearson, Century America: The Course. COPLAC project on life in and around COPLAC institutions during World War I. 2014 – 2015. This course is the forerunner of our Festivals course. Click on this link to view students’ final web projects.

McGann, Jerome, and Johanna Drucker, et al. Ivanhoe, An Interactive Text Analysis Game. University of Virginia Scholars Lab.

The Re/Collecting Project: An Ethnic Studies Memory Project of California’s Central Coast. CSU Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Project created in Omeka, a content management system widely used by libraries and other institutions.

Schuessler, Jennifer. “New York Public Library Invites a Deep Digital Dive.” The New York Times.  Jan. 6, 2015.

DH Tools

DiRT Directory: Digital Research Tools.

Posner, Miriam. “Build a Web Page from Scratch with HTML.” From her Digital Humanities 101 course at UCLA. Created in WordPress. tool for mapping relationships. Sample coggle used for showing character relationships in Charles Dickens’s Bleak House, by Cathy Kroll:

HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities. Harvard UP.

GoogleMaps. My Maps: tool for map creation.

Timeline JS3.

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