AIDS/Lifecycle Ride & Fundraising
05 Oct
4:44

AIDS/Lifecycle Ride & Fundraising

The funds raised by AIDS/LifeCycle participants like myself support the HIV/AIDS services at San Fransisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. HIV/AIDS remains one of the top ten leading causes of death among young people, particularly young people of color.  With the support of donors like YOU, we are working to see an end to the 40-year epidemic that has affected millions.

Pirates of the Early Modern Mediterranean
04 Jan
12:40

Pirates of the Early Modern Mediterranean

Pirates of the Mediterranean Early Modern Period Interested in learning more? Here are few resources to help you get started: Video: “The King of Pirates, Hayreddin Barbarossa” (10 minutes) Podcast: Joshua White’s interview on Ottoman History Podcast. (1 hour). There are a number of other Ottoman History Podcast episodes that…

Data Visualization with Tableau
27 Sep
2:12

Data Visualization with Tableau

View the following videos to create more complex data visualizations, such as stacked timelines and Gantt charts, including mapping in Tableau. Follow along with the sample data linked below. Then try it with your own data. Most importantly, consider what these visualizations mean in the context of your topic and…

Introduction to Tableau
16 Aug
1:32

Introduction to Tableau

Introduction to data visualization with humanistic data from the Old Bailey Court records, focusing on defendants between 1780 and 1786. Sample visualizations include both categorical (nominal) and numeric data. Getting Started To begin, either download and install Tableau Desktop (if you are an instructor or student, you can register for…

2021 ACH Conference: Consultations & Talk
13 Jul
9:45

2021 ACH Conference: Consultations & Talk

The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is a major professional society for the digital humanities. We support and disseminate research and cultivate a vibrant professional community through conferences, publications, and outreach activities. ACH is based in the US, but boasts an international membership (as of November 2015, representing…

Visualizing Data Silences
09 Jul
4:07

Visualizing Data Silences

Grappling with missing values in data sets, determining what they mean, and deciding what we should do about them remain challenging tasks for anyone working with data.  Here are a few suggestions, examples, and resources as you begin to explore silences in your own data. Stay tuned for more from…


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Intro to DH | Summer 2021
22 Jun
10:54

Intro to DH | Summer 2021

Past DH 101 Final Projects   Course Description This course is an introduction to the Digital Humanities, its methods, theories, and applications in humanistic research. It covers a variety of digital tools and approaches to organize, explore, understand, present and tell stories with data. In this course, you will learn…


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How to begin your Alt-Ac career search
27 Mar
9:32

How to begin your Alt-Ac career search

Maybe you have become disenchanted with academia and/or the academic job search, or you have recently discovered the numerous possibilities outside of the university. Perhaps you have known from the beginning that a different path calls to you, or maybe you’re just curious. Whatever the case may be, read on…

Stats for Humanists | Winter 2021 Syllabus
17 Mar
12:03

Stats for Humanists | Winter 2021 Syllabus

Course Description This is a learner-centered, project-based, introductory applied statistics course that exemplifies the principle of “data for good,” or putting Data Science and Digital Humanities to work for social justice efforts. Students will choose a data set that is personally meaningful and work with others who are interested in…

Ink blood
15 Sep
8:50

Ink blood

I am feeling brave this morning – brave enough to write – to spill my ink blood on the physical and digital pages that lie before me waiting to soak it up, to be filled with meaning. That very notion, that my words may have such power, causes me to…

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