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ZINE UNION CATALOG: Revised Project Workplan

After the first official out-of-class meeting, the group decided on the best ways to approach the project regarding our objectives, our skillsets, and the time we have at our disposal before a project draft is due on March 22nd. Jenna’s proposal was as detailed and accurate as it can be, but we agreed on making […]

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ZUC Personal Reflection – Week 1

I’ve been given the title of “Documentarian Lady” which will mean a few things… Officially, I am taking on the role of Lead Metadata Specialist (burgeoning professional interest) and a bit of the Community Manager and Documentarian role originally outlined by Jenna in her proposal. However, after our first out-of-class meeting on Saturday, I also […]

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Revised Proposal: Edit Swap

Posting original blog post, both edited and amended to include the system description in the “Proposed Approach” section, the “Environmental Scan” section, and the appendix.   What is It? An online editing platform where users request edits for their papers and edit other user’s papers with an incentivized currency system. As the digital age rapidly […]

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Revised Project Proposal: Encoding as Close Reading

My revised proposal is now available on GitHub. During revision, it became clear that practicing digital humanities both requires iteration and underscores how more traditional humanistic practices (e.g. individual research, writing, and publishing) rely on iteration but often erase traces of it. Before going any further, it’s probably helpful to define “iteration” in this context […]

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NYCDH Week: Sensing Urban Noise

  For NYCDH Week, I attended Tae Hong Park’s Sensing Urban Noise presentation on his CityGram project in collaboration with IBM. The project was primarily focused on urban soundscapes and the importance of place. For Tae Hong Park, the importance of a space has to do with the fact that there are memories and emotional […]

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Thoughts on Evaluation Criteria

I am sharing a set of evaluation criteria and questions. I feel like it is a very necessary caveat I am not coming from a place of authority or expertise. Instead, I’m going to share criteria highlighted in this week’s readings and last week’s discussion led by Dr. Rhody of a proposal’s format, content, considerations, […]

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A Six Point Criteria for Assessing Digital Projects

I want to suggest a six point method for evaluating digital projects: 1. Contribution to the humanities 2. Collaboration 3. Cross/interdisciplinary networks-within and beyond the academy 4. Content & design 5. Openness and reflection of the process 6. Adaptability, transformation, and sustainability First, the project must clearly articulate what the contribution and significance to the […]

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A digital memorial to lynching

Just today, I found a new project that covers many of the requirements I had previously outlined for a temporal and spatial representing of lynching in the U.S. Additional ideas I had, such as representing various associations between lynching and other phenomena remain worthwhile, but would require too much redundant effort to propose as a group project. Nevertheless, […]

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Project Proposal: ÑYC. Hispanic Culture in New York City

What It Is and Why It Happened An online platform that gathers, displays, and promotes events concerning Hispanic culture around the City of New York. There currently does not exist a digital platform where to find cultural activities related to Spanish-speaking countries and territories from both sides of the Atlantic. Of course, users can easily […]

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Project Proposal: Encoding as Close Reading

Please see the following link for my project proposal: https://github.com/tlewek/dh-praxis-16/blob/master/dh-praxis-proposal.md. Jojo has already, and graciously, provided some feedback (specifically, recommending that I include case uses), which I plan to incorporate during the revision process.

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