Tag: DH

Digital Humanities or Digital Liberal Arts?

What is the Digital Humanities (DH)? [T]he digital humanities today is about a scholarship (and a pedagogy) that is publicly visible in ways to which we are generally unaccustomed, a scholarship and pedagogy that are bound up with infrastructure in ways that are deeper and more explicit than we are generally accustomed to, a scholarship …

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Digital Commonplace Books

“Digital Days and Candlelit Nights” is the theme of English 333, Jane Austen in Context. Students in the course are exploring an eighteenth century learning method–the creation of a commonplace book (a kind of intellectual scrapbook)– using Tumblr, a twenty-first century social blogging website. Students collect web research, discover contextual information about Regency culture, and participate in …

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