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2016-2017 Year-End Summary

By melanie.walsh on July 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

The Digital Approaches Reading Group thrived in the second year of its existence, meeting six times over the course of the academic year. In addition to continuing discussions about the nature of digital humanities, digital pedagogy, and new media studies, the group conducted our first- ever work...

Common Dataset Day–Inaugural Addresses

By melanie.walsh on February 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

For our February meeting, in lieu of a traditional reading and discussion, we planned a more practical “hands-on” workshop and sent out a common dataset: a zip file of all 58 Presidential Inaugural Addresses. We invited participants to analyze and explore this data by using a DH tool or method of...

2015-2016 Year-End Summary

By melanie.walsh on June 1, 2016 in Uncategorized / No Comments

It was a productive inaugural year for the Digital Approaches Reading Group. We hosted six sessions throughout the academic year, on a range of digital humanities topics relating to computational skills, pedagogy, and new media. Our membership extended from the English department to faculty, staf...