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DH Open Office Hours: Ethics

Ethics in history in general, and in public history and digital history more specifically, are a delicate thing. Finding a way to balance the historical record against the social justice movements of today requires more than just words. It requires … Continue reading

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DH Open Office Hours: Marketing Yourself

This particular Open Office Hour, hosted by the Digital Scholarship Group, was all about how to market yourself as a digital historian in the current job market. I think it would have been significantly more helpful for me if I … Continue reading

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Welcome Event: NUlab and DSG

I attended the Digital Scholarship Group and NULab’s FAll 2018 Welcome Event on September 24th. The event was preceded by a chance to meet with Dr. Monica Martinez and chat over donuts and talk to her about her project, Mapping Violence, … Continue reading

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Final Project: Plan

For my final project, I am planning on doing a topic modeling project. Currently, I am planning to use the transcribed documents from the Jane Addams Papers Project, found at to look at what kinds of topics were being discussed … Continue reading

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Colored Conventions Review

The Colored Convention Project is definitely a project with a mission. It is headed by a black woman, which I thought made a powerful statement about putting their money where their mouth was. Even though the entire staff is not PoC, … Continue reading

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