This module is dedicated to developing research questions in the Digital Humanities (DH), especially on finding, working with, and contributing data to digital collections and using digital Research Infrastructures (RIs).
Digital Humanities (DH) is a scholarly discipline that deals with the use of computational methods in the study of the humanities
- This course brings together established and emerging scholars from different parts of the world, fields and disciplines, theoretical and methodological traditions, who demonstrate the diversity of Digital Humanities by critically approaching schools of thought, methods, tools, standards, projects, and teaching practices in a series of videos.
- This video features Laura Mandell, Professor of English and Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture a Texas A&M University. Laura defines feminism from a Digital Humanities perspective arguing for a need to adjust practices so that they are not replicating the sexist infrastructure of the traditional academy and business world.
- This video features Geoffrey Rockwell, Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta, Canada and Stéfan Sinclair, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at McGill University. Their discussion involves text visualisation within Digital Humanities, thus emphasising, that visualisation is not the end product, but an intellectual process of thinking and interpreting text.
- DARIAH Director Toma Tasovac spoke to fellow DARIAHns and colleagues from prospective DARIAH countries about the role of training and education in digital research infrastructures.