Better Answers: What are “Digital Humanities” and “Alt-Ac”?

Yesterday I presented on a panel in Katherine Eggert’s professionalization seminar for graduate students in English literature at CU-Boulder. I talked about my experience on the job market this past year and the steps that led to the postdoc position I will begin in the fall with Dartmouth’s Neukom Institute for Computational Science. On my handout, I mentioned “Digital Humanities” and “DH” a number of times as well as “alt-ac” to refer to a job I applied for and did not get — Director of the Albert Greenfield Center for the History of Women’s Education at Bryn Mawr. My presentation,…

Day of DH 2014 and The Annual Monitor

Day of DH 2014 has come and gone, but as always, there are blog posts and tweets to mark it. This year I spent the majority of the DoDH writing my dissertation chapter on nineteenth century libraries, which is a media history project and not at all a DH project. However, I have Stainforth data research queries to work on almost every day and The Annual Monitor was an important scenario to think through. Here is the blog post on The Annual Monitor research for the Stainforth project. And here you will find my Storify for Day of DH 2014….

Day of DH 2013 Blog

Here is my Day of DH 2013 blog. Posts here include, from last to first: 11:15pm – Web as Literature Talks/Workshop at BL in June Revising the Vision for Next Year – Stainforth No Seed Grant, Alas – But An Encouraging Bid for Next Year! Teaching with WordPress Stainforth Database Project Collaborators Stainforth Database Project Description Getting ready for Day of DH 2013 I will likely polish these a bit more and may add some images before the DoDH folks “seal” the projects for this year, but here are my raw blog posts from the day. You’ll notice the theme:…