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sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) – Post 3 by Marilyn Mallia and Neville Grech The final product The home page In order to enable the general user to follow and understand our main section of Consuelo’s gothic itinerary, we provided further contextualisation through the addition of other sections leading up to our original contribution. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) – Post 1 by Marilyn Mallia I am a 3rd year PhD student in Modern Languages, and my thesis investigates the uses French writer George Sand makes of the English Gothic Novel in her novels.   'Intertextuality' of this comparative kind lends itself to electronic visualisation. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 1 by Jacopo Mazzeo I am a second year PhD student in Musicology. My main subject is Medieval Palaeography which is a discipline that studies ancient musical notations. I usually work with high quality digital images: these are basically pictures taken from medieval manuscripts where I find music that I have to decode and sometimes translate into modern notation. Continue reading →

Gender and Digital Culture

The Gender and Digital Culture Project is currently running its inaugural survey, and we need your help to enable us to understand how gender informs the ways people use digital communication in their professional lives. You can go to the survey right away by clicking here, or continue reading to find out more about the project itself. Continue reading →

Digital Transformations in the Arts and Humanities: Big Data Workshop

I spent today at the fascinating AHRC Big Data workshop: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/News-and-Events/Events/Pages/Big-Data-Workshop.aspx If you got lost (like me) @ahrcdigitrans Big Data workshop is under here :-) pic.twitter.com/Cyo124y4tb — Graeme Earl (@GraemeEarl) June 25, 2013 I made notes of what I saw as the headline issues, relating to the forthcoming funding call and what the AHRC considers of interest in the context of Big Data. The workshop was intended to influence the call. Continue reading →

Wikipedia for Smaller Museums

Today, the Museums Association published the new issue of Museum Practice. This month the magazine focuses on Wikipedia, and I contributed an article providing practical advice for smaller museums. The journal is behind a paywall, but the Museums Association have kindly agreed to let me share a draft of the article here at the Digital Humanities blog. Continue reading →

PGR coffee morning

We welcome all Humanities PGR students to our first PGR digital research coffee morning Join your fellow Humanities PGRs to discuss everything related to digital research (issues, questions, possible benefits, practical help, brainstorming) in a one-hour morning session fuelled by coffee and cakes! When? Wednesday 13 March 2013, 10-11AM. Where? Room 1085 (film editing suite, with card access), Building 65, Avenue Campus. Continue reading →

sotonDH Narrative Workshop

Timetable: Tea and Coffee from 9:30am Morning presentations 10-12:30 We have the following confirmed short (10 minute) talks: Terhi Nurmikko: Narrative structures and literary borrowing techniques in Assyriology Martyn Harris: Samtla – Domain-Specific Search Through Statistical Language Modelling Paul Rissen: The Web as a Story Medium Matthew Tyler-Jones: National Trust and Visitor Narratives Mark Weal: Chawton House project Dave Millard: Strange... Continue reading →