Project Charter

DH 101 2015: Project Charter Draft Emily Cook, Kimi Kennedy, Brandon Howes   Goal: Create a timeline of Tom Carter’s contacts during his time as editor of Shenandoah and interpret their influence on Shenandoah.   Objectives: Make a DH project using the letters between Tom Carter and Ezra Pound, and old copies of Shenandoah. Each
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Blog Post #3: Reacting to Scholars’ Lab

On Thursday April 30, our class traveled from Lexington up to the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. We toured the Scholars’ Lab there and met with several people to discuss digital humanities and our final project. I enjoyed my experience at the Scholars’ Lab at UVA for several reasons. First, I was able to learn more about
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Our trip to Scholars’ Lab at UVA definitely helped me form a clearer picture of what we are trying to accomplish in this class. It was especially helpful in getting us to think about the specifics of what we want to do for out project. The people at Scholars’ Lab gave us different ideas to
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I thought the most interesting part of our visit to UVA was meeting people who are professionals in the digital humanities field, and seeing the place they work in. I was also surprised by how multi-faceted and cross-curricular their approach to their work was, and how much each scholar knew about so may different subjects.
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Blog Post #2: Exploring Scholarly Social Networks

Dr. Sarah Fine is a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at King’s College London. Dr. Fine’s research interests are political philosophy, ethics, and the history of political and social philosophy with a specialization in migration and citizenship. She is also interested in theories of justice, the ethics of political violence, democratic theory, nationalism and patriotism, sovereignty, race, ethnicity, feminism,
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Professor Laura Gowing, a professor in the history department of King’s College in London, specializes in early modern British history. She joined the history department of King’s College in 2002. Professor Gowing is particularly interested in women and gender in England, history of sex and sexuality, history of crime, history of London, and women’s work
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Dr. Dionysios Stathakopoulos is a Professor of Byzantine Studies at King’s College in London. He works in the Centre for Hellenic Studies, which is the same department that Professor Charlotte Roueche. He only started working at Kings College in 2005, so his network of research is more limited than Professor Roueche’s. Upon reviewing the network
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My understanding of the digital humanities field is that it is relatively undefined as of yet. Scholars in the field are still in the process of defining exactly what digital humanities is, and how society can use it and benefit from it. They seem to have been exceedingly successful in beginning to do so thus
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My initial understanding of digital humanities was that no one really has a straightforward definition for what it is, but most people who speak on it (like Meeks, Croxall, and Schnapp) have an idea of what it can accomplish. “Digital humanities” seems to me to encompass all attempts to bring the disciplines considered “humanities,” like
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