Want to learn more about digital humanities? Check out Kojo Nnamdi’s conversation with Dan Cohen, the director of the Center for History and New Media; Brett Bobley, Director of Digital Humanities for the National Endowment for the Humanities; and Bill Ferster, director of VisualEyes.
- Text mining of Victorian books as they relate to religion
- Reconstructing a 1960s African-American neighborhood in Charlottesville
- Visual representations of Thomas Jefferson’s travels
- Digitizing Greco-Roman works so words in these works can be searched in other books throughout history
- The problems of researching a presidential administration that produces 40 million e-mails and the future need for scholarly collaboration in humanities research
- Digital humanities and undergraduates
- The papers of the war department
- The digitization of presidential papers
- Is digital humanities little more than hype? Is there a conflict between digital humanities and analog humanities?
- What kinds of skills does one need to be a “digitally savvy humanist?”
- How does one get tenure doing digital history? Should historians avoid digital history until they get tenure? What counts as scholarship?
- Is digital humanities only for younger scholars?
- Digital humanities is no excuse for actually reading documents.
- What is open access? Should professors start a blog to share their research? How much research should be shared with the general public?
- National Digital Newspaper Project.
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