Talking American Studies

Digital Humanities with A. Dunst and D. Mischke

December 15, 2018 Verena Adamik (and others) Season 1 Episode 1
Talking American Studies
Digital Humanities with A. Dunst and D. Mischke
Show Notes

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!


Dr. Alexander Dunst:

Dr. Dennis Mischke

Verena Adamik


Projects and Papers mentioned

ArcGIS (mapping tools):

Brennan, Timothy. “The Digital Humanities Bust,” The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2017.

DARIAH Geobrowser:

Google Maps (mapping tool):

Hybrid Narrativity (research group on Graphic novels with Dr. Alexander Dunst):

Melville Electronic Library: 

Stanford Literary Lab:

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

The Viral Texts Project:

Voyant (word cloud and concordance tool):


Music Intro/Outro

Title: pine voc - coconut macaroon; Author: Stevia Sphere; Source: License: Royalty Free Open Music from


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