Want to learn more about the Digital Humanities?
This cutting-edge field is usually defined as the use of digital tools and media to analyze and present humanities content. But the jury is still out on an official definition. Interested in getting involved in the conversation? Check out these seven great digital humanities blogs.
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Found History by Tom Scheinfeldt – Dr. Scheinfeldt is an associate professor of Digital Media and Design and Director of Digital Humanities in the Digital Media Center at the University of Connecticut. His blog shares innovative ideas in digital humanities and introduces readers to important conversations in the field.
HyperStudio: Digital Humanities at MIT – This blog shares updates and events related to MIT Digital Humanities projects. It also features job postings and links to fascinating digital tools.
Elizabeth M. Covart: Historian, Writer, Platform Builder – Elizabeth Covart discusses topics ranging from writing mechanics to Google glass. The blog contains helpful highlights, reading suggestions, and news from the field, as well as engaging historical tidbits.
Trevor Owens: User-Centered Digital History: Trevor Owens, a digital archivist and historian, does a fantastic job of discussing digital tools in a relatable and humorous way. The blog also touches on public memory, preservation, and important conversations in digital history.
Miriam Posner: Blog: Posts on this blog regularly feature important conversations on the digital humanities. The blog is engaging and accessible, and highlights interesting projects.
Chaos -> Order: Four Archivists’ Battles with Masses of Legacy Description: If you are interested in digitization and archives, look no further. Fascinating – and often funny – posts discuss problems, solutions, and new conversations on archives in the 20th century.
Postcolonial Digital Humanities: This collection of posts highlights the important and interesting work being done in an “emergent academic field.” Each article introduces important new methods and theories applied to postcolonial studies.