Wrapping Up

In the Sharon M. Leon article, “Project Management for the Humanities” I was struck by a sentence she had in her introduction.  Unfortunately, most people with graduate degrees in the humanities have no explicit or formal preparation in managing collaborative projects, large or small. As a dual degree student, I...

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Digital Pedagogy

Digital Pedagogy has always been an interest of mine, even when I was teaching middle school with Art and Life through UNC Campus Y I had an interest in creating digital assignments for my students. It was slightly difficult to do because I was only with them once a week,...

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Networking

This week about Networks was interesting in light of one of the presentations at CenteringDH, Not One of Us Is Them: Diverse Proxy Phenomenology in Pompeii by David Frederick at the University of Arkansas. Specifically he worked with a method called “Network Topology.” When applying this method of networks to...

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Lifelines

At the scale of years or an entire lifetime, such tracks or lifelines can be valuable contributions to the historical record, showing as they do the meetings that occur between individuals, the routes followed by explorers, and patterns of travel and migration from one place of residence to another. Michael...

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Data Visualization

This week’s class on data visualization was very exciting for me, as I think data is the bee’s knees. That being said, I understand many of classmate’s hesitation towards it, particularly with a title like “When A Machine Learning Algorithm Studied Fine Art Paintings, It Saw Things Art Historians Had...

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Tidy Data

Of course we have technology in our galleries and classrooms and information on the Web; of course we are exploiting social media to reach and grow our audiences. . . . But we aren’t conducting art historical research differently. We aren’t working collaboratively and experimentally. James Cuno, Daily Dot Article...

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Mapping the Future

When I was at the Duke Wired! Lab this summer working on the Dictionary of Art Historians, I was able to learn a lot about the Visualizing Venice project that launched several years ago and has had multiple iterations of what they have looked at in terms of spatial Art...

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