Author: Ashley R. Sanders

Praise for new book

This is the textbook that I wish I had had. I can’t think of a comparable work that weaves such an engaging historical case study together with such a breadth of methodological material, whether applied statistics, computational methods, or source bias. A must read. (Ian Milligan, Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Analysis, University of Waterloo)

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Book Review

It teaches us about how to ethically account for silences in the archive, how to intentionally approach the production of history, and how to creatively imagine what the future of digital humanities research can be. (Lauren Klein, Winship Distinguished Research Professor; Director of the Digital Humanities Lab at Emory University)

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Intro to Data Analysis Student Evaluation

The hands-on assignments for data cleaning and data visualization with Tableau, as well as the group note document were most helpful. I also think the community free response questions allow us to think critically about a topic and see how our classmates interpreted it as well. (Undergraduate student, UCLA, Summer 2022)

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Digital History in the 21st Century (WAWH 2022)

Presidential Roundtable at the Western Association of Women Historians Conference (22-24 April 2022, Costa Mesa, CA) Abstract: In this presidential roundtable, each scholar will provide an introduction to their work and offer their “best advice” to graduate students and early career scholars navigating the digital world at this challenging time.  In particular, speakers will address

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“What you missed in grad school: Digital historical research methods” 

This is the first in a two-part afternoon workshop series presented by Dr. Ashley Sanders, Vice Chair of Digital Humanities and a comparative colonial historian at UCLA. The first session of the workshop provides an overview of digital historical research methods, including text and network analysis, geospatial and data visualization, a workflow to organize research materials, as well as tips for pedagogical applications. This overview will provide jargon-free explanations of each technique, examples, as well as links to free, easy-to-use tools.

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