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Automatic Transcription in Colonial Contexts: OCR for the Primeros Libros
The PDF images in the Primeros Libros digital collection, an effort to produce digital facsimiles of all books printed before 1601 in the Americas, pose several challenges for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems. ...
Social Media and Revolutions: Imagined Communities and Social Justice Movements
This talk focuses on the concept of political communities created by social media tools and platforms. Drawing on Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, it argues that social media and the networked public sphere have ...
Prepare for a more human digital university
Like much of society, higher education is digitizing. While this brings new opportunities for increasing access to quality learning, it also raises concerns about what a digital university will look like. In a climate of ...
De-Archiving Digital Humanities: A Decolonial Option with Undergraduates
A difficult question circulating within emerging digital humanities revolves around pedagogy and asks, “How are digital humanities [ethically] produced?” A subject that naturally intersects with ethics and digital productions ...
Local History, Civic Visibility: GIS, the Humanities, and Public-Private Collaboration
The history of Houston, Texas chronicles the growth of a city from settlement by native peoples and diverse colonists to its present status as the fourth largest and most diverse city in the United States. The collections ...
Virtual Art Galleries
It is the goal of the arts to engage a viewing public with intriguing works that communicate the vastness and uniqueness of cultures and thoughts, ideas and experiences of humanity. I encountered the challenges of ...
Against the Cultural Singularity: Toward a Critical Digital Humanities
Following up on the question he asked in the title of his 2012 essay "Where is Cultural Criticism in the Digital Humanities?", Alan Liu will present early drafts from a book he is writing that imagines a mode of cultural ...
Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments
Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments is an open, collaborative digital humanities project focused on the intersections of digital technologies with teaching and learning. The project ...
BigDIVA: Big Data, Big Visuals, Big Searches, and Big Results
Big data and data visualization are very popular concepts today, as private corporations and public entities are all rushing to build visualizations, and the most common big datasets and visualizations are internet search ...