Day of DH Blogging Tweeting

March 29, 2012
Day of DH Blogging Tweeting

For DayOfDH 2012 I stitched together some things using Storify.

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Voyant Workshop at DH2012 in Hamburg

February 3, 2012
Voyant Workshop at DH2012 in Hamburg

  Introduction to Distant Reading Techniques with Voyant Tools, Multilingual Edition You have a collection of digital texts, now what? This workshop provides a gentle introduction to text analysis in the digital humanities using Voyant Tools, a collection of free web-based tools that can handle larger collections of texts, be they digitized novels, online news...

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Introducing Voyant RezoViz

November 29, 2011
Introducing Voyant RezoViz

Geoffrey Rockwell and I are delighted to welcome the newest member of the Voyant Tools family: RezoViz, a network visualization interface. RezoViz is actually an adaptation of the Halfviz example from the arbor.js library by Christian Swinehart. There is a dizzying number of graphing libraries out there, but we wanted to work with one...

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The (Nearly) Immediate Gratification of Playing with Geospatial Data

November 15, 2011
The (Nearly) Immediate Gratification of Playing with Geospatial Data

Makers and Coders McGill (MC²) is one of the new Digital Humanities initiatives that we’ve started this year. It’s a complement to the the Digital Humanities Reading Group, which is best thought of as a book club (or more accurately article and blog club) for DH enthusiasts and the DH-curious (a term that has...

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Digital Scholarship for Tenure & Promotion

September 29, 2011
Digital Scholarship for Tenure & Promotion

At McGill I’m appointed in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, which is a new department that formed this summer as an amalgamation of the individual departments of Hispanic, Italian, German and Russian. One of the benefits of joining a new department is that most of the rules and regulations need to be...

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New Grad Course in Digital Humanities at McGill

September 8, 2011
New Grad Course in Digital Humanities at McGill

As much as I love the calmer pace and greater flexibility of summer, I was very happy to be back in the classroom today. My days are typically spent staring at the computer screen a lot and though I do interact with colleagues in person and through various media, there’s something very stimulating and...

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