Last weekend I attended my first THATcamp at San Diego State University. If you have not been to a THATcamp before, imagine a free-form, partly spontaneous and hugely well-organized “unconference” powered by the digital humanities community. Attendees get to vote on workshop ideas with colorful post-it notes.
4Humanities is running an All Our Ideas campaign to see what you think are the best arguments for the humanities. The question we’ve posted is What is the value of the humanities?. Follow the link and vote on different answers (or propose your own.)
Below is a small set of videos showcasing some research happening in the Digital Humanities. The videos were initially compiled to provide a sampling of Digital Humanities work – they were shown during the CHCI/centerNET meeting in June 2011. We would be delighted to add more videos to this collection. Please contact us if you’re […]
Omeka is a free, open-source web publishing system for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Developed by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Omeka makes it easy for academics and cultural professionals to design and publish their own collections-based research and online exhibitions, a task […]
Keeping up with numerous news items, blog posts, and tweets on the state of the humanities can be challenging, but fortunately several free tools help you to stay informed. In this post, we profile several approaches: Read relevant blogs and websites. Several blogs and web sites—including 4humanities, Defend the Arts and Humanities, National Campaign Against […]
WordPress is one of the most widespread software solutions today for individuals and organizations to publish on the Web, especially if interaction with the public or multiple-contributor participation is desired. It is well-suited to advocacy sites because it is adapted to the Web 2.0 era of collaborative authoring and user involvement; it is also […]