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The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities provides resources and training in the practices and tools of the digital humanities, facilitating interdisciplinary academic collaborations, innovative research, and external funding opportunities.


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Steven Jones keynote talk from our Digital Humanities Forum last month. Jones is the author of "The Emergence of the Digital Humanities"
Steven Jones - The Network Inside Out and the New Digital Humanities
Steven Jones, Professor of English & Co-director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Loyola University, Chicago Keynote Talk, Digital H...

RT @elikaortega : A few thoughts on my very short experience teaching an Intro to DH from the library
Amanda Gailey - The Case for Close Textual Attention in the Age of Text Glut Amanda Gailey, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, English Digital Humanities Seminar, University of Kansas Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities & Hall Center for the Humanities August 27, 2014 -- This talk will discuss how the field of literary studies should preserve the scholarly and pedagogical value of close reading even as the digital humanities and the culture at large increasingly prioritize big data. I will discuss some of the blind spots in big data approaches to literature in order to show the continued importance of smaller-scale digital studies, drawing on examples from The Walt Whitman Archive, The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk, and Scholarly Editing, which I use in my research and teaching. I will also talk about how coursework on digital editing can be very effective in teaching students to be careful readers and writers.

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