Guest Speaker: Stephanie Stillo

Yesterday we were visited by Stephanie Stillo, a candidate for a two-year fellowship position in W&L’s history department. Stephanie has a background in digital humanities and talked to us about the work she’s done with historical artifacts. She explained that artifacts can be considered “data,” but with data there is “metadata.” Metadata is essentially “the …

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DH Tools

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the DH tools we’ve learned since the beginning of the course. There are so many tools available, but since we have less than two weeks left in the course, it’s difficult to incorporate all of the relevant tools into our project. Two of the tools that we …

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We Jammin’

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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