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Social Media Data Analytics | Spring 2019 Syllabus

Course Description: This class will help you develop data mining and social media analysis skills using Python 3. It will also ask you to think critically about the ethical use of social media data. This is a hands-on, interdisciplinary data analytics class for those who have at least a casual familiarity with Python. If you haven’t taken a course on Python, you will want to complete “Learn Py...
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Power and Authority on the Early American Frontier: Explorations with Text Analysis | Fall 2019 Syllabus

Course Description: This is an upper division Digital Humanities course that teaches text analysis, employing both user friendly tools and Python. We apply these techniques to study the history of Native- and Euro- American interactions in the present-day Midwest between 1776 and 1820. What did the Native American communities think, feel, and do in response to Euro-American incursion and ...
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DH 150 Winter 2019 Syllabus

Power and Authority on the Early American Frontier: Explorations with Text Analysis Instructor: Dr. Ashley Sanders Garcia (Prof. Garcia) Meeting Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00-10:50am | Winter 2019 Location: Rolfe Hall Learning Lab (Rolfe 2118) Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 & Wednesdays 9:00-11:00 (323 Royce) Course Description: What did the Native American communities in the Midwest t...
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DH 101 Fall 2018 Syllabus

DH 101: Introduction to Digital Humanities Instructor: Dr. Ashley Sanders Garcia (Prof. Garcia) Office Location: Royce 323 Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00pm | Wednesdays 9:00-11:00am Email: asandersgarcia[at]g[dot]ucla[dot]edu TAs: Dustin O’Hara | Craig Messner Course Website:          https://tinyurl.com/F18-DH101   Course Des...
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Backward Design for Digital Project – Course Integration

Intro Slide with workshop title: "Backward design for digital project course integration"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDYf2DlJTEQ This 45-minute presentation will provide participants with a road map for planning a course that incorporates, or is built around, a digital humanities project based on the principles of "backward design." This talk will cover the basics of backward design, how to stage a digital humanities project, choose a project stage for course integration, an...
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From Text to Insight: A Graduate “Intro to DH” Summer 2018 Course

Course Description: What is DH and what does it add to our scholarship? This course answers these questions and provides students with an opportunity to learn and apply various digital research methods to their own research. Through frequent hands-on workshops, students will acquire transferable digital skills in the command line, cleaning and structuring data, creating visualizations, and analyzi...
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UCLA Talk-Structuring Data to Decolonize History

Slides: Abstract: In 1827, a scandal involving a fly swatter provided a pretext for the cessation of diplomacy between France and Algiers and, in 1830, the French conquest. The historiography of French Algeria’s violent formation remains focused, almost exclusively, on the actions of French officials. In contrast,this talk presents two case studies – one from an Indigenous perspective, the othe...
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HASTAC 2017: Decolonizing History

Word cloud generated from Algerian resistance leader Ahmed Bye's memoir.
This is a presentation for HASTAC 2017 in Orlando, Florida (November 2-4). Title: Surfacing Indigenous Perspectives on the French Conquest of Algeria in a Graduate DH Course Description: In response to a scandal involving a fly swatter, as well as local social and political turmoil, France invaded Algeria in 1830 and eventually colonized the former Ottoman territory.  The history of France’s 1...
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