Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Sarah Thomas
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Sarah Thomas: As I begin to delve into my project, I am excited and overwhelmed. Listening to everyone describe their projects last Monday really got me excited and the “juices flowing.” Then I got nervous. I’m overwhelmed at all the […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Rachel Ernst
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Rachel Ernst: For this project, I am planning on tracking and visually representing mentions of women’s clothing in nineteenth-century sensation novels. The ostensible goal is to develop a visual representation of the data as well as a timeline to help […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Laurie Shepard
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Laurie Shepard: My goals are two-fold. As an intellectual project the site will reconstruct the Italian communities that produced comedies in seven Italian cities between 1500 and 1550. The fundamental documents are the comedies themselves. I have been researching the […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Lauren Wilwerding
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Lauren Wilwerding: In each of the courses I have taught I have challenged myself to incorporate digital mediums and assignments, both to challenge myself and learn alongside my students. Often, even with preparation and reflection, the value of the digital […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Katherine Kim
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Katherine Kim: When I applied to the Digital Scholarship Incubator over the summer, I knew that I was in the very early stages of my proposed project of developing and maintaining a website on a nineteenth-century author, an online source […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Alyssa Bellows
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Alyssa Bellows: Mapping Victorian Gaming Literature My dissertation explores scenes of games in novels through the lens of a historical genre of popular literature devoted to gaming strategy. As I researched my dissertation, I discovered: 1) I had not realized […]

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Digital Scholarship Incubator Reflections: Kathleen Lyons
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

This post is part of a series of reflections from 2017 Digital Scholarship Incubator participants. Kathleen Lyons: When I first applied for a spot in this incubator, I simply knew that I wanted a stronger digital presence in my first-year writing seminar. As I developed my syllabus this summer, I started to piece together what […]

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Introducing the Digital Scholarship Incubator Cohort
Vincent Perrone, Robin Eggs. Used under a CC-BY-NC license.

We are thrilled to announce our inaugural Digital Scholarship Incubator cohort! We’re fourteen strong and hail from institutions across the Boston area. Our members are: Anna Assogba, Harvard University Alyssa Bellows, Boston College Celia Cummiskey, Boston College Rachel Ernst, Boston College L. Kelly Fitzpatrick, Harvard University Katherine Kim, Boston College Everett Lang, Boston College Abbie […]

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BLC Webinar: Introduction to Digital Humanities
Adrien Sifre, House of Knowledge, CC-BY-NC-ND

On Wednesday, September 27, Anna Kijas and Sarah Melton will co-facilitate “Expanding Knowledge: Introduction to Digital Humanities,” hosted by the Boston Library Consortium. The webinar, scheduled from 10–11 am EDT, will address frequently asked questions such as: what is digital humanities, and how are librarians engaging in digital methodologies in their work? What types of […]

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Collaborative TEI
Screenshot of XML

This semester we will be opening up our Collaborative TEI group to the wider Boston College and digital humanities community. This group is interested in developing an understanding of transcription and encoding standards using the TEI XML-based schema. Those interested in using other schemas, such as the MEI are also welcome to participate. Currently, we […]

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