DHSI — and back again

I’m sitting in the airport about to return from the Digital Humanities Summer Institute: the friendliest, most energizing, most enthusiastic (un)conference/summer school/nerdfest ever. I was nervous about taking the time …

Google Ngrams and the Rastaquouère

One of the pieces on which I focus in my dissertation is Antonin Proust’s (no relation) “Paris et les Étrangers.” Proust was Minister of Fine Arts under Gambetta (1881–1882) and …

Undergradsourcing

I’ve just read Rebecca Frost Davis’ excellent post about crowdsourcing & undergraduate education. It (much more eloquently) gets at much I was trying to say below: that DH approaches can …

Waiting for THATCamp

Perusing the Journal of Digital Humanities as I wait for THATCampNY to begin at Fordham University, I’m struck by the possibilities opened up visualizations, graphs, maps, and trees: it is …

Ecclesiastical Proust & Wordle

Today, I spent a lot of time reading about the Digital Humanities and the vast scope of knowledge and potential contained under that umbrella term. I immediately wished I were …