Issues in Digital Humanities (9/10)

We will begin class with a discussion about the Digital in the Humanities Presentation for next week.

In the first half of class, we will discuss what Digital Humanities is and where it came from; in the second half of class, we will discuss the NEH lightning talks and the role of granting bodies in DH.

Readings due (everyone reads):

Readings due (each student only reads one):

Activity to do in advance of class:

Chose one lightning round video from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Office of Digital Humanities to watch, and post a comment about it in the #class-discussion Slack channel before class. What is the project and what is it trying to accomplish?

National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities Lighting Round Videos