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Talking American Studies
Digital Humanities with A. Dunst and D. Mischke
December 15, 2018 Verena Adamik (and others)

Our very first episode features the two editors of the current special issue of Amerikastudien/American Studies on Digital Humanities. They are talking about the challenges and advantages of DH, bring up some of their favorite projects that merge computational methods and North American Studies, and even give some advice for complete beginners.
Listen in, and let me know what you think!

Featuring

Dr. Alexander Dunst: https://kw.uni-paderborn.de/anglistik-amerikanistik/dr-alexander-dunst/

Dr. Dennis Mischke https://www.uni-potsdam.de/de/iaa-amlc/academic-staff/dr-dennis-mischke.html

Verena Adamik https://vadamik.wordpress.com/

 

Projects and Papers mentioned

ArcGIS (mapping tools): https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/about-arcgis/overview

Brennan, Timothy. “The Digital Humanities Bust,” The Chronicle of Higher Education. October 15, 2017. https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Digital-Humanities-Bust/241424

DARIAH Geobrowser: https://geobrowser.de.dariah.eu/

Google Maps (mapping tool): https://www.google.de/maps/

Hybrid Narrativity (research group on Graphic novels with Dr. Alexander Dunst): https://groups.uni-paderborn.de/graphic-literature/wp/?lang=en

Melville Electronic Library: https://mel.hofstra.edu/ 

Stanford Literary Lab: https://litlab.stanford.edu/

Thaller, Manfred. “Geleitwort.” Digital Humanities. Grundlagen und Technologien für die Praxis, by Susanne Kurz. Springer, 2016. vii – viii. 

The Viral Texts Project: https://viraltexts.org/

Voyant (word cloud and concordance tool): https://voyant-tools.org/

 

Music Intro/Outro

Title: pine voc - coconut macaroon; Author: Stevia Sphere; Source: https://soundcloud.com/hissoperator/pine-voc-coconut-macaroon License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Royalty Free Open Music from https://starfrosch.com

 

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