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D another manifesto though I would hope for them to shake up the field f DH a little Terrificante This was the textbook for an Intro to DH course I helped ut with this spring Also we ve been using it as a discussion starter for a weekly DH brown bag lunch If you re not familiar with Digital Humanities there are good short sections that act as a primer However the authors don t use real world examples to avoid creating a canon fair enough so sometimes the hypothetical projects are a little too hypothetical They made a point to say this is what DH is now but maybe it won t be uite this way in the future Wonderful and concise Also I think a great example f collaborative writing I saw the voices f the numerous authors come through clearly but in a way that was completely integrated in the work as a whole This primer is a 4 its content is novel as well as its form It tries to be what it argues for and it contains much insigh. Es it provides an in depth examination f an emerging field This collaboratively authored and visually compelling volume explores methodologies and techniues unfamiliar to traditional modes f humanistic inuiry including geospatial analysis data mining corpus linguistics visualization and simulation to show thei.
This is a great short introduction to this fascinating and growing field The best thing about it is its design I read it in pdf but even n the flat dull surface The Texan Meets His Match of my laptop screen it was a pleasure to look at The design is an integral partf the book s argument The interconnected ideas are linked by clever motifs in the design and the book s manifesto like character is accentuated by sans serif fonts line end hyphenation and the direct language throughout DigitalHumanities seems to be mainly aimed at those utside the field Its advice to deans and funding bodies is n point It encourages them not simply to embrace DH but tries to inform them how to judge DH projects properly to arrive at a fair assessment f their real valueAs a practising DHer I found less in this book than I d hoped As a model f collaboration and book design and as a strong but approachable defence The Heretic's Handbook (Kindle Single) of my field I enjoyed it If this collective ever produce. A visionary reportn the revitalization Blue Guide New York of the liberal arts tradition in the electronically inflected design driven multimedia languagef the twenty first century DigitalHumanities is a compact game changing report n the state f contemporary knowledge production Answering the uestion What is digital humaniti.
T towards the future and dots to connect Sometimes it gets a little wordier than need be ironically the collective authorship is still a part Monsieur de Saint-George: Virtuoso, Swordsman, Revolutionary: A Legendary Life Rediscovered of academia and academics have been groomed to write for word countchokengtitiktitikchokeng122 137 were utterly useless but the restf the primer was insightful Particularly interesting case study Garden of The Gods on curating an Afghan refugee camp My favorite notes which I think sum up the burgeoning fieldImagine beingn the streets f a South African township as it explodes in violence after the apar The structure f this book is a little too confusing at points but it s aim is to innovative and I found the collaborative authorship inspiring I read this in my favorite class this semester so that may be why I liked it I was hoping to read the whole book but I got frustrated and decided to read nly the part assigned for class It was just too dense for me I have too many ther things to read this mont. R relevance for contemporary culture Written by five leading practitioner theorists whose varied backgrounds embody the intellectual and creative diversity f the field DigitalHumanities is a vision statement for the future an invitation to engage and a critical tool for understanding the shape f new scholarshi.