Medieval Digital Humanities at Kalamazoo 2016

During the conference, I am putting short links up to each half day of the conference. Hopefully this helps if you are navigating on your phone (like I am)! Thursday morning   |   Thursday afternoon/evening Friday morning  |   Friday afternoon/evening …

Tutorial: Neatline for Historical Maps

I have been long curious about the exciting functionality of using historic maps for layering various types of information in digital humanities projects. However, I’d been putting off actually doing it until now, when several of my students in Introduction …

Tutorial: Visualizing Data using Tableau

Earlier this month, Bobby Smiley and I gave a workshop called “Introduction to Data Visualization” as part of the Michigan State University Digital Humanities Workshop series for Fall 2015. Attendees came from an especially wide range of units across campus, …

Tutorial: Archiving and Visualizing Twitter using TAGS

I archive hashtags on Twitter pretty frequently. (See #kzoo2014, #babel15, #hastac2015, here, and here, for example) Whether it’s to provide a record of a conference or to see how a particular community uses the rhetoric of a particular hashtag over time, this …

Visualizing The Roman de la Rose Digital Library

I am working on collecting data and creating visualizations of the Roman de la Rose Digital Library, a joint venture from Johns Hopkins and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Below is the abstract I submitted to will be presenting at Kalamazoo 2016, …

Introduction to Digital Humanities (AL285) – Fall 2015

Introduction to Digital Humanities, AL285 Michigan State University, Fall 2015, T/TH, 10:20-11:40am http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6H34B See the course syllabus in Trello Selected student final projects (permission granted by the creators): Dogs of New York, Jessica Kukla – kuklajes.github.io/DONY     On the Road Again, Olivia Ramos …

Twitter Use at Conferences

I recently presented at the International Medieval Congress (#IMC2015) at the University of Leeds in a session entitled “The Twitterati: Using Twitter in Medieval Studies Scholarship and Pedagogy.” It was a quick moving jaunt through the different ways that academics …