Week 11: DH and Pedagogy

As we’re nearing the end of this first “full COVID” semester, issues of pedagogy and teaching in digital environments have been at the forefront of my mind, both… Continue Reading Week 11: DH and Pedagogy

Week 10: text encoding and the historiographer

“It’s not a programming language. You’re not trying to learn C++ in a week. It’s basically XML, right? You remember that from library school, don’t you? They definitely… Continue Reading Week 10: text encoding and the historiographer

week 9: always in progress: accessibility and libraries

This week, if nothing else, was a reality check for how much I’d been relying on default themes and overall system settings, and a good moment to consider… Continue Reading week 9: always in progress: accessibility and libraries

week 8: break the algorithm!

Oh boy oh boy, is this week’s discussion near, dear, and feared in my heart! I was so happy to see Dr. Safiya Noble’s work on the reading… Continue Reading week 8: break the algorithm!

week 7: people managing machines managing projects

Speaking as an amateur check-list maker and professional abandoner of productivity tools, this week’s project & data management module was exciting to dig into (with a small measure… Continue Reading week 7: people managing machines managing projects

Week 4: digital art history

With our group projects now underway, I was hopeful that this week’s examples and discussions of the state of digital art history would provide some crucial insight or… Continue Reading Week 4: digital art history

Week 3: the gentle art of storytelling with GIS

Okay, so this week’s unit isn’t really about statistics, but I’ve felt my data illiteracy more strongly these past few days! Working with QGIS was an exercise in… Continue Reading Week 3: the gentle art of storytelling with GIS

Week 2: Clean data, messy ethics

This week’s readings introduced several methodological and ethical questions with regards to digital history projects, which I’m interested in exploring more in the coming weeks. Much of this… Continue Reading Week 2: Clean data, messy ethics

Week 1: the work of digital history

Wrapping up this first week of readings and exercises, I’m excited by the possible scope of discussion and projects in this course, especially given the broad experiences and… Continue Reading Week 1: the work of digital history

Hello, HIST696!

Hello, y’all! My name is Stephanie Grimm, and I’m the Art & Art History Librarian here at GMU, and a current student in the Art History MA program.… Continue Reading Hello, HIST696!

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