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IMMI — Italian Miracle Moving Images

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

My project is to do an interactive film database of the Italian Economic Miracle, that constructs a global filmic imaginary of the dramatic cultural changes of Italy through the period 1950-1970. The Italian Economic Miracle, [...]

History Moves Comes Out

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

I initially thought about analyzing what role does the urban space play in the stories of the interviewees. More than the space in itself, I thought it would have been interesting to cross some economical [...]

History Moves — Project Proposal

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The first thing I thought about the History Moves project is that I would probably find nothing interesting or useful to propose. What could I propose that was useful to people for people that not [...]

Project Proposal — Interactive Map of the Italian Economical Miracle (1953-1963)

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Italian Economic Miracle, or Economic Boom, is a broadly studied economical and cultural process that transformed what was a poor, mainly rural nation into the modern industrial power that Italy is today. It is [...]

Cat’s Work

Show me a story: spaces and places of History Moves

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

  When approaching the History Moves data set for the second time, the necessity to share the women’s narratives with their own voices resonated. The Tell Me a Story project accomplishes this eloquently. Listening to [...]

History Moves Project Proposal

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

This was my first time reading a text where someone identifies them self as HIV positive and talks about it at length. I admire the strength of these women in not only sharing their stories, but opening up [...]

Project Proposal: Charting Space Race Propaganda

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Nearly every American can unthinkingly recite the first words spoken on the Moon by Neil Armstrong, and the average Russian can probably easily name the first woman to enter space: Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova. The importance [...]

defining digital humanities

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Digital humanists use the theoretical frameworks of the traditional humanities to understand society's new interactions with technology. At the same time, the field employs new digital tools to better understand the humanities of the past. The [...]

Geospatial Proposal – An Interactive Experience

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Interview transcripts from history moves are incredibly complex. Proposing that any one person listen or read all of the transcripts is unrealistic when considering public use or exhibitions. I approached this proposal from a [...]

Some Text Proposals for History Moves 1

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

History Moves: Creating Agents of History   I would like to create an interactive Voyant experience with the history moves interviews. The amazing thing about the interviews is that women are participatory in the process. [...]

Proposal – Linking Regulation to Racism and Classism

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The Project My project explores the racial and class issues surrounding midwifery legislation from the general period of the 1880s to the 1920s. In this general period, various state boards of health began to impose [...]

WWDHD – What would Digital Humanities Do?

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Digital humanities appears to me to be the study of humanities using or enhanced by digital platforms. I'm not sure if it constitutes a different definition than the humanities or if it is a subcategory [...]

Hidden histories: embedding past in present

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

History Moves. I had always thought of this project’s movement as a journey through time, but of course it’s also intrinsically linked to movement in space. The current exhibit in Chicago is deeply grounded in [...]

History Moves Project Proposal

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

This project made me nervous. Applying Digital Humanities tools to novels, or even to posthumously published diaries is one thing; applying them to a corpus of ongoing personal narratives whose authors are partners in the [...]

The Clue in the Text: Discovering Nancy Drew

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Nancy Drew is frozen in time: forever eighteen and forever solving mysteries. Her world is unfettered by change, leaving her free to pursue case after case without distraction. “In my style of writing there can [...]

Humanist studies in a digital world

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Despite the fact that I am a humanities student and (as is almost unavoidable by now) a user of technology, until about a year ago I thought of “Digital Humanities” as a completely foreign concept, [...]

Digital Humanities: A definition

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Digital Humanities as a discipline deals mainly with the application of digital techniques such as text and data analysis and text encoding to traditional humanities academic work for the purpose of answering new questions, discovering [...]

David Foster Wallace: The Limits of Text Analysis and Iterative Design

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

David Foster Wallace was a prominent fiction writer in the United States in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He was immensely talented, widely recognized and appreciated for both his essays and works of nonfiction, [...]

History Moves: Alternative Approach to Analysis

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

One of the reasons the History Moves interviews, and similar exhibits, are so moving and engaging is because they attach human individuals to stories that are often generalized or lumped together, allowing the viewer to [...]

History Moves: A Collective Experience through Time and Space with Neatline

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

One of the most interesting aspects of the History Moves interviews and transcripts was hearing a person’s full story of a portion of life, and viewing these women not as distant subjects of adversity but [...]

History Moves: Centered in an Incomplete World

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The women in History Moves each have vibrant independent narratives.Their stories have both a time and location component that is relevant to the contextual understanding, but in the end, their voice is the piece that [...]

History Moves: The Tools Needed For The Intimate Conversation

March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

History Moves: The Tools Needed For The Intimate Conversation Last semester when exploring the History Moves work, I focused my prototype on this notion of a private conversation. The idea centered around having a digital [...]

Interlacing Commentary Into The Reading Experience

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Project Proposal: The experience of reading a book is well defined. Over the last ten years, there have been many sparks of interest into changing the format of a book, moving from the printed form [...]

What Is DH? (Part 2)

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Definition of DH :  (Taking some of the wording from History Moves abstract) The intersection of the digital medium and the humanities field. In an attempt to collect, edit, manipulate, store, display, distrubte, and otherwise [...]

History Moves Part 1: VOYANT

May 14th, 2017|0 Comments

History Moves* I have based my proposal for History Moves on Voyant tools. I think Voyant could work well to bring to life the transcripts of the women participating in History Moves. There is some [...]

History Moves: Turning points in Brooklyn and Palladio

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

In part 1 of the History Moves project I focused on using Voyant to visualize data patterns. Somewhat buried in my proposal, I raised the idea of customizing a Voyant corpus, where each document would [...]

Project Proposal: The Convention Army through a military wife’s journal

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The somewhat incongruously named “Convention Army” was a group of nearly 6000 British, German and Canadian prisoners of war who were taken into custody by revolutionary forces following the 1777 surrender of British General John [...]

Digital Humanities: A Bridge From Humanities To Humanities

January 29th, 2017|0 Comments

What is Digital Humanities? The answer to this question has been in flux for several years and is an active topic of debate among academics and scholars who practice this discipline. (I’m sure there could [...]

Conceptual Appropriation Poetry

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

I’m still… I just kept moving positively still…still I beat myself up We have our ups and downs but we still…still fine, it goes on like that You know? At this late stage I’m still…still [...]

Proposal _ Baptismal Records from Tabarka, Tunisia

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

I have a set of handwritten baptismal records from the Catholic Archive in Tunisia, 1860-2015.  I would like to look at one town in the set of records - the coral fishing village of Tabarka [...]

HM_ Temporal Taxonomy

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

March 7, 2017 Sarah DeMott. Shoshanah Tarkow Scales of Still-ness Temporal Taxonomy/ Temporal Sentiments There was a time - in the 1980s - when many of the women of this study were diagnosed with HIV, [...]

History Moves: I’m still…

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Geospatial Mapping Proposal

April 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Having gone through the interviews and other History Moves data in a previous semester, I was able to begin thinking about the History Moves Geospatial Data Proposal very early on into this current semester. While [...]

History Moves Project Proposal

March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

          After spending last semester with the stories of the History Moves women in Brooklyn, I was interested in the connections and similarities that I noticed between the stories of the [...]

DV:AV Final Project Proposal

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

DV:AV Final Project Proposal / Textually Mapping the Themes of Depression and Suicide as Displayed by Kurt Cobain   Guiding Inquiry Question Is is possible to trace an individual’s depressive mentality and (consequential) suicide overtime [...]

Defining Digital Humanities

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Because of the fluidity of the term "Digital Humanities" and the rapid pace by which it is redefined, I decided to look back at my first attempt at defining DH from last semester. Highlights include: [...]

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