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How to get started, or give someone advice about, visualizing humanities data and cultural heritage collections

Hello, THATCampers! In the spirit of one session/one tool THATCamp production, this document is the outcome of a discussion about how to prep data and choose a visualization tool for humanists who don’t have direct access to high-level database and programming skills. We welcome your comments, suggestions and feedback. Hopefully, you’ll find this step-by-step planning …

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DH at the intersection of research, teaching, and advocacy

Reading through the proposals, I realize that my interests in DH intersect three related areas: research, teaching, and advocacy. Issues of advocacy and research have been raised here (for instance, Katy Meyers, jbecker) in terms of how to deal with faculty who are suspicious of–or outright hostile to–colleagues working in the digital humanities. As the …

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Speaking (digital) truth to (analog) power

According to Urban Dictionary (most credible source EVER!), the phrase “speak truth to power” means: A phrase coined by the Quakers during in the mid-1950s. It was a call for the United States to stand firm against fascism and other forms of totalitarianism; it is a phrase that seems to unnerve political right, with reason. …

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