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Thursday Review

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Every Thursday, we’ll “review” a text, website, tool, blog, or Twitter feed that may be of interest to humanities scholars and teachers. The first step of dipping your toe into the D.H. pool is exploring what’s out there or what’s in the process of being created. We’ll use this space on Thursdays to review interesting examples of DH projects in various stages of development.

For our first Thursday Review we thought we would review a project with strong ties to the University of Oregon scholarly community–Helen Southworth’s MAPP project.

From her office in Chapman Hall, Professor Helen Southworth has been a leading proponent of D.H. at UO. Her classes on D.H. in the Robert D. Clark Honors College are popular among undergraduates, and her students create original research projects using digital tools showcased in Professor Southworth’s classes. Alongside an international cohort of scholars with funding from Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Professor Southworth has been involved over the past few years in developing the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP). Read MoreThursday Review

The DH Monday Edition

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If you’re  interested in finding out more about the expanding field of Digital Humanities you might consider attending the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. This institute provides over 40 week-long workshops–from beginner to expert– taught by leaders in the field of DH. Whether you are just starting to explore DH or have already developed your own project, whether you are a confirmed coder or devoted to digital pedagogy, DHSI has a course for you!

Led by experts in the field and housed at one of the most prolific DH centers in the world, DHSI participants will have an opportunity to explore technology, learn new tools, collaborate on projects, and meet innovators in the field. Summer workshops offer a dynamic and exciting opportunity for exploring the range of possible topics in DH. Read MoreThe DH Monday Edition

D.H. Monday Edition

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Welcome to the University of Oregon’s new Digital Humanities (DH) blog! Here, you can learn about upcoming workshops, news, and events related to our developing DH program. Because DH is such a vast and sometimes confusing area of academic work, we’ll use this blog to introduce and discuss innovations in the field. Our Monday blog will be a great resource for a variety of audiences:

Are you looking for ways of designing innovative courses using new pedagogical tools but not sure how to begin planning such a course?

Do you have an idea for scholarly research project that would benefit from digital tools but you need advice on which tools to use and how to implement them?

Are you searching for ways of developing a research or teaching project that links digital tools with the public sphere?

Are you interested in thinking about what we mean when we talk about “digital humanities” or how this field is transforming humanities scholarship in the 21st century?

Do you have an interest in thinking about the theoretical contours of digital humanities scholarship?

The DH Monday Edition will address these kinds of questions and more.
Read MoreD.H. Monday Edition