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Course Schedule

Course Schedule (subject to change)

Readings marked (PDF) can be found in our course group

8/26 - Introductions

Introductions to each other, to the course syllabus, site, and group

9/2 - Approaching the Digital Humanities

Readings

  • Gold, Matthew K. 2012. The Digital Humanities Moment In Debates in the Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K. Gold. University of Minnesota Press.

  • Klein, Lauren F., and Matthew K. Gold. 2016. "Digital Humanities: The Expanded Field" In Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. University of Minnesota Press.

  • Gold, Matthew K., and Lauren F. Klein. 2019. "A DH That Matters" In Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. University of Minnesota Press.

  • Josephs, Kelly Baker, and Roopika Risam. In press. “The Digital Black Atlantic.” (draft) (PDF)

  • Spiro, Lisa. 2012. "'This Is Why We Fight': Defining the Values of the Digital Humanities" In Debates in the Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K. Gold. University of Minnesota Press.

Sites to explore

Assignment -- blog post:

  • To what extent do these sites/projects reflect issues discussed in our readings?

  • Or, If you were to center an understanding about what DH is around one of these projects/sites, how would DH be defined (or redefined)?

9/9 - Epistemologies of DH

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9/16 - Mapping

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9/23 - Data and Visualization

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9/30 - History and the Archive

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Assignment: PRAXIS Mapping assignment due

10/7 - Design / Infrastructure

Readings

  • Nowviskie, Bethany. 2019. “Capacity Through Care.” In Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. University of Minnesota Press.

  • Star, Susan Leigh. 1999. “The Ethnography of Infrastructure.” American Behavioral Scientist 43 (3): 377–91. (PDF)

  • Posner, Miriam. 2018. “See No Evil.” Logic Magazine, no. 4 (April).

  • Jackson, Steven J. 2014. “Rethinking Repair.” In Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society, edited by Tarleton Gillespie, Pablo J. Boczkowski, and Kirsten A. Foot, 221–40. The MIT Press.

  • Gil, Alex. 2016. “Interview with Ernesto Oroza.” In Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. University of Minnesota Press.

  • Greenspan, Brian. 2019. “The Scandal of Digital Humanities.” In Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. University of Minnesota Press.

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10/14 - No class (Monday schedule)

Assignment: PRAXIS Visualization assignment due

10/21 - Open Access Publishing / Minimal Computing / Digital Scholarship

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10/28 - Text

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Assignment: PRAXIS text mining assignment due

11/4 - Media, Disinformation, and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

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11/11 - Pedagogy

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11/18 - Grant Writing Workshop

11/25 - No class (Friday Schedule)

Assignment: FINAL PROPOSALS DUE

12/2 - Student Presentations

12/9 - Student Presentations

12/16 - Final Projects due