Category Archives: Session Proposals

Talk Session: Starting from Scratch

The purpose of this session will be to discuss the shaping of a nascent university program in digital scholarship and pedagogy. What should the goals be of such an initiative? What hiring is necessary? What kinds of courses should be … Continue reading

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Talk Session: Proceedings of THATCamp

This session proposal is a confession and a cry for help. I’ve been charged with producing the Proceedings of THATCamp, and I’ve been struggling with it. Hoped we could have a therapeutic session where I can try to explain the … Continue reading

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Talk session: Aesthetics and Digital Humanities

This is a very nebulous proposal indeed, but lately I’ve been feeling a bit of a dearth in DH with regard to, oh, I don’t know, beauty. Inspiration. The kind of things you get from poetry and literature, right? Not … Continue reading

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Make session: Tagging the personal library of Edna St. Vincent Millay

I’ve been working intermittently on a project to create a digital catalog of the personal library of Edna St. Vincent Millay, who died in 1950. Her sister inherited her house and kept all her books (pretty much), and the house … Continue reading

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Clustering discussions?

I have read all the proposal made so far and I am very excited about tomorrow’s thatcamp. I noticed that most of the proposal are open questions (rather than volunteering to lead discussions) which could be organized in some sort … Continue reading

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IT wishlist

Central IT often plays a minor role in supporting innovative digital humanities work, which is frequently concentrated in (digital) humanities centers and libraries. One of the factors contributing to this is the central IT tendency to pursue one-size-fits-all/none systems that … Continue reading

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DH info hubs: what are we missing?

There’s no shortage of portals of information about digital humanities, from DH Answers for Q&A, NINES/ARC for temporally-oriented resources, DHCommons for projects, Bamboo DiRT for tools, TAPoR for text analysis, THATCamp, Day of DH, MLA Commons, and many others. Are … Continue reading

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Make session: digital bibliographies

Anyone interested in helping create an XML schema (customized TEI?) for encoding bibliographies for the web? We are working on a “black box” solution for scholars wanting to publish bibliographies to the web and the first step is to create … Continue reading

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Digital Literary Studies

What are the DH tools and methods used to study literature? How are these being used and to what end? I’d like to talk with others about the forms that digital literary studies have taken and the underlying methodologies. This … Continue reading

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