Category Archives: General
If we were to come up with a wish list of how a professional academic organization maintained its online presence, what would be on that list? In an age when the affordances of electronic communication are changing significantly the way … Continue reading
I’ve published a Google doc with notes for my workshop on Voyant Tools. The workshop will provide a very basic introduction to using computational text analysis tools using Voyant Tools.
I am always interested in hearing about new digital projects and pedagogical practices as well as learning new tools. For Wednesday I would like to hear from anyone who has used free 3D modeling tools such as Google SketchUp as … Continue reading
Come to this workshop session at ASECS! We’ll go over the basics of Omeka, an open-source tool developed by the Roy Rosensweig Center for History and New Media that allows you to construct descriptive archives of resources from images, to … Continue reading
Eleanor Shevlin’s post on ASECS sessions pertaining to Digital History, Book History, and Print Culture is available on emob. We welcome additions to this list. It would be great to hear more from conference participants about how ASECS might modernize … Continue reading
Jessica Richard (Associate Professor of English, Wake Forest) and I are currently working to envision, design, and launch a public digital humanities website, entitled The 18th-Century Common (www.18thcenturycommon.com). We have been inspired by the success of Richard Holmes’ The Age … Continue reading
In addition to the self-organizing sessions at THATCamp ASECS2012 it would be good to have a workshop or two aimed at scholars who would like an introduction to using digital tools and methods for research and teaching. I would be … Continue reading
I was hoping we might have a general discussion session on opportunities for crowdsourcing projects in eighteenth-century studies: what needs doing most, but also what people would be most interested in doing.
THATCamp ASECS 2012 is just a few weeks away! It’s time to start proposing and discussing sessions! See thatcampdev.info/proposals for advice on unconference session proposals. Log in at asecs2012.thatcampdev.info/wp-login.php and go to Post –> Add new to post your session … Continue reading