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Blog Post #7: Omeka

This week, I discovered a new DH tool called Omeka. Maybe you have used it before, maybe you have not! Omeka is a great way for creators to collaborate on a specific topic and contribute their findings. Once each creator adds to the site, Omeka takes and lists them in categories like items, or exhibits.Continue reading “Blog Post #7: Omeka”

Blog Post #6: Pedagogical Projects and Rhetoricity

Digital archives are “dynamic sites of rhetorical power” (Enoch and VanHaitsma, 2015). Well, what does this mean exactly? To make it easier for you, digital archives are projects with five main rhetorical components; combined, they make a new way for Internet users to explore and engage within research. What is a teacher’s role in archivalContinue reading “Blog Post #6: Pedagogical Projects and Rhetoricity”

Blog #2: Race and Digital Projects

“The Power Chapter” and “Making a Case for Black Digital Humanities” argues for the inclusion of black individuals in their studies. Digital projects are a great use for Black Studies, as it introduces diversity; many “represent a search and mission for the collective recuperation of a lost peoplehood” (Gallon, 2016). However, it is missing aContinue reading “Blog #2: Race and Digital Projects”

Blog Post #1: What is Digital Humanities?

1. The digital humanities approach extends our research to provide an understanding of the liberal arts. New technology collects data and forms conclusions. It is a “latest frontier is about method, they say, using powerful technologies and vast stores of digitized materials that previous humanities scholars did not have” (Cohen, 2010). For example, researchers areContinue reading “Blog Post #1: What is Digital Humanities?”


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