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Experimental technology and digital pedagogy

Digital pedagogy – the use of digital tools in the humanities classroom – has gotten a lot of attention lately, especially from those of us whose work overlaps with the digital humanities. Under this broad umbrella fall a wide variety of teaching strategies, from the use of Prezi and Powerpoint to

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Crossing Disciplines

In my last post, I wrote about the limits of academic writing, and asked what to do when scholarly forms are insufficient. This week, inspired by a talk by Elijah Meeks at the TXDHC conference (that’s «Texas Digital Humanities Consortium conference), I am writing about interloping. What do you do when

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New Digital Tools from TXDHC

I just got back from the TXDHC conference (that’s «Texas Digital Humanities Consortium conference») hosted by the University of Houston last week. I wrote some thoughts it provoked in a companion post. Here, I want to share some of the tools I discovered: 1. Neogeography: I got this term from

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Pterodactilo Goes Digital

N. Katherine Hayles, known for her interdisciplinary work in posthumanism and digital humanities, is coming to speak at the GRACLS2013 conference this Friday (October 11, 5:30pm). Her talk will be the keynote address for the conference, which will also feature more than ten papers on topics related to Latin America, including Chilean Libros

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Building a BorgesBot

Borges never went so far as to write about artificially generated prose, but there is something Borgesian about the concept. That’s why I think my newest foray into computer coding is particularly appropriate. It’s a program that generates fake Borges stories, like this one: Según secreto Erlord , para simular

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