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Digital Humanities is a collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based academic field that engages an audience in a digital environment where users are able to learn about a particular topic. Digital Humanities’ projects are different from end-products like papers or written articles. Papers have deadlines, and while DH projects must often have deadlines, they are truly never finished. …

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Revised DH Definition and Design Jam Thoughts

Digital Humanities is the intersection of multiple humanities disciplines with science and technology. It requires a group of people, and the projects that result are collaborative in nature.  Unlike a paper or book, DH projects are always changing and are never finished.  You could work on a DH project for years and still not be …

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DH Revised Definition

Digital Humanities is a collaborative, interdisciplinary, project based effort to expose various fields of academia through innovative technological processes. It transcends boundaries set forth by the core humanities departments and allows for further alteration and exploration of information through continuously evolving mediums. The Design Jam at UVA reinforced the definition of digital humanities that we …

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DH Definition Revision and UVA Thoughts

Digital Humanities is the integration of technology and the fields of the humanities. Digital Humanities is the effort to modernize humanities by focusing the product of the studies as collaborated projects as opposed to books or essays. These projects are internet based and open to the public, essentially fighting against the privatization of knowledge. This; …

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DH Revision and UVA Scholars Lab

After visiting the Scholars Lab at UVA, I believe my definition of DH will be slightly adjusted.  The digital humanities is a collaborative and interdisciplinary effort to present and/or analyze information from the humanities disciplines, mainly through projects, using a variety of general creative techniques and often creative technology.  Although this definition is long, I …

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What is DH? & Design Jam at UVA

Digital Humanities involves the curating of large sets of data across a variety of disciplines. This involves the interpretation and analysis of numerous works that relate to the Humanities. Thus, the field’s work is mostly collaborative and project-based. With the incorporation of technology, the projects are fluid in content. Data can be added to the …

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Digital Humanities

22 April 2014 The term Digital Humanities refers to the relationship of disciplines such as “literature, philosophy, classics, rhetoric, history, and studies of art, music, and design” (4) and various technological outlets that reinforce their respective theories. The first chapter of “Digital_Humanities” addresses the influence of digital outlets on humanists’ and explains that “archival projects” …

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Beyond the Paper: Digital Humanities

Spring term is the time when W&L students are especially encouraged to focus less on majors, minors, and FDR requirements, and more on discovering something new. During my first-year, I traveled to Denmark to learn how corporate social responsibility is practiced in Denmark. During my sophomore year, I traveled to Washington, DC to learn the …

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