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Advocates for Disability Rights: Building the Texas Disability History Collection
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation provides an overview of the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries' Texas Disability History Collection.
All the News That's Fit to Mine: Text Mining and Topic Modeling Newspaper Usage in Scholarly Literature
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses the use of the JSTOR Data for Research (DfR) tool to examine the occurrence of newspapers in scholarly literature and analyze the disciplines and key terms associated with journal articles that use newspapers in their research.
Art + Recovery in the Digital Humanities
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, xtine burrough and Sabrina Starnaman discuss their participatory installation, a creative recovery effort focusing on the 1861 short story Life in the Iron Mills.
ARTECA: Connecting Creative Communities
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation consists of a panel on a collaboration between MIT Press, Leonardo/ISAST and UT Dallas to create ARTECA, a digital scholarly aggregator. ARTECA serves as an online portal that supports the creation and dissemination of digital scholarly materials that explore the intersection of arts, science and technology.
Austin Fanzine Project: An Overview
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation discusses the Austin Fanzine Project, an institutional-independent project intended to improve access to the documents of a recently-historical subculture -- the Austin, Texas underground music scene of the 1990s. The project has also blossomed into a sandbox for creative experimentation with digital archives and digital humanities methods and tools.
Better Practices for Making a Digital Monograph
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses the practical work of digital scholarship and the considerations necessary for scholars interested in composing or evaluating digital scholarship.
Beyond Puppy Pics: Social Media at the LBJ Library
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses social media at the Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Presidential Library and Museum.
Binder's Collection of Music as Indicators of Local Activity, a Case Study
This poster provides a case study of how binder's collections reveal the musical, economic, and political culture of an area through a case study using a four-volume set from Florence G. Boyer Paulson, of Chicago, which contains music collected during the 1860s and 1870s.
Birds of a Feather Luncheon: Conversation Readouts
Video recording of a birds of a feather luncheon at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this video of the conversation readouts, speakers summarize their discussions on open access, the Texas Encoding Initiative (TEI), and building relationships with humanities faculty.
Birds of a Feather Session
Presentation of speakers and topics in a birds of a feather session for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. Topics include: Testing the research usability of finding aids and metadata of primary resources, exploring data curation across disciplines using Google books for academic research, digital collection usage, teaching humanities digitally, and internet politics.
Breakdowns in Machine Reading: Attempting to De-privilege Modern English Print with the Power of Supercomputing and the DH Dashboard
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation is part of a panel addressing the constructive limitations of decolonializing DH by reflecting on the "Reading the First Books" project currently underway at the University of Texas at Austin. This presentation speaks to the project's technical breakdowns in machine reading.
Classified Information for All: Etree, The Internet, and the Folksonomies of Live Music Recordings
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Jeremy Berg discusses the classification of live music recordings, and positions it in the scope of digital humanities, explaining how it came to be and what the academy can learn from it.
Collaboration, Creativity and Collections: Historical Preservation for Alabama Communities.
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses two traveling postcard exhibits, physical and digital, created by Troy University Libraries and Troy University's International Center for Collaboration and Creativity (iC3).
[Controlled Vocabulary Graphic]
This graphic expresses kinds of controlled vocabularies as a continuum of least to most complex and illustrates how different vocabularies are related; it includes notes describing the image on a separate page. The slide was used as a visual aid at a workshop during THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) as part of the Digital Frontiers conference at UNT Libraries.
The Cross-Search and Context Utility: Contextualizing Digital Content and Associated Encoded Archival Description Finding Aid Metadata in the Northwest
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses usability issues relating to digital content and online finding aids.
Design/ed/ing Contexts for Digital Humanities Publishing
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses elements of good design for digital humanities publishing.
Digital Archives: Where is the community in History?
Presentation for the 2012 Digital Frontiers Conference. In this presentation, the author discusses digital archives and looks at the history community's presence in digital archives.
Digital Evolution: Innovative Survival
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss digitization methodologies, skills, and economic factors relating to the Oklahoma Historical Society.
Digital Facsimiles: the "Electronic Vesalius" and archival remediation
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation consists of a panel on a collaboration between the Texas Medical Center's Rare Book Room and McGovern Historical Center, the Rice Oshman Engineering and Design Kitchen, and Rice's Fondren Library and Humanities Research Center to create the "Electronic Vesalius."
Digital Frontiers 2013 Conference and THAT Camp: Abstracts and Participant Biographies
Program listing the sponsors, participant biographies, and session abstracts for the Digital Frontiers 2013 Conference.
Digital Frontiers 2013 Conference and THAT Camp [Program]
Program listing the sponsors, contributors, and programming schedule for the Digital Frontiers 2013 Conference.
Digital Humanities in Music
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss digital humanities in music.
Digital Inputs, Cultural Outputs: Collaborative, Online Tools for Education, Research and Publication in the History of Art and Cultural Heritage Preservation
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, John North Hopkins presents the Collections Analysis Collaborative, an initiative of the Menil Collection and Rice University.
Digital Medical Humanities: An Applied Media Studies Community of Practice
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Kirsten Ostherr draws on examples from the Medical Media Arts Lab to show how digital medical humanities cultivates 21st century communication skills for future health professionals.
Digital Rights, Media and Practice: The Right to Bear Arms in the Information Age
Presentation for the 2012 Digital Frontiers Conference. The author discusses digital rights, media and practice and reviews issues pertaining to image making in the public sphere, mobile technologies, and the rights of individuals in an era of increased governmental surveillance.
Discovering Texas Material Culture in the Briscoe Center for American History
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation is part of a panel on "Collective Contributions in Creating a Digital Hybrid" discussing the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. In this presentation, Lynn Bell discusses the three year period in which Fellows surveyed over 11,000 objects and archival items to identify and photograph those that would contribute to the Hill Archive's mission.
Emotional Labor in the Digital Humanities
Seminar for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This seminar examines emotional labor as an integral component in the work of digital humanists, and as a means to develop professional relationships and scholarly partnerships that are more productive, equitable, and meaningful.
Gephi Visualization and Text-Mining with R in the Study of Chen Duxiu, a Chinese Political and Cultural Iconoclast
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Anne Chao uses network visualization software and text-mining to render a more comprehensive understanding of Chen Duxiu.
Grateful Data: Digital Humanities, Data Cleaning, and the Grateful Dead
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Scott Carlson discusses his efforts to teach data cleaning techniques using publicly available data related to the Grateful Dead, including data from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the Internet Archive, and the Internet Movie Database.
The Handbook of Texas: Past and Future
Presentation for the 2012 Digital Frontiers Conference. The central challenge before the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is to seize the unprecedented opportunities of the 'Handbook of Texas' in the digital age in order to reshape how history will be accessed, disseminated, understood, and preserved in the twenty-first century. This presentation describes how the TSHA is facing the challenges along with its plans to realize the opportunities.
The Hill Archive in Practice: A Resource for the Texas Clay Exhibition and Publicaiton at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation is part of a panel on "Collective Contributions in Creating a Digital Hybrid" discussing the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. In this presentation, Amy Kurlander discusses using the Hill Archive to create an exhibition of 19th-century Texas pottery, and an illustrated catalogue of Bayou Bend's entire collection of over 180 Texas-made vessels.
Historical Asset Survey for Collin County Texas
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss a historical asset survey for Collin County, Texas.
If We Are Doing It in New Jersey, You Can Do It in Your State!
Presentation for the 2012 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses Kean University's approach to creating digital collections by tapping into local resources.
imagineRio: A Diachronic Atlas of the Social and Architectural Evolution of Rio de Janeiro
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, Farès el-Dahdah and Alida C. Metcalf discuss imagineRio, a searchable atlas platform that illustrates the social and urban evolution of Rio de Janeiro over the entire history of the city, as it existed and as it was often imagined.
The Impact of Digitizing Resources: Content Partner and User Perspectives
Presentation for the 2012 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses research to measure the impact of digital assets in The Portal to Texas History.
The Impact of Open Access in Scholarly Communications: Stakeholders Perspectives
Panel presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the panelists discuss the impact of open access on scholarly communications with perspectives from five different stakeholders.
In Search of Charles B. Ward [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation discusses Charles B. Ward (1864-1917) and includes a biography and further implications for biography and musical reception history through resources originally created with different purposes in mind.
In Search of Charles B. Ward [Presentation Notes]
Notes accompanying a presentation for the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. The notes and presentation discuss Charles B. Ward (1864-1917) and include a biography and further implications for biography and musical reception history through resources originally created with different purposes in mind.
Increasing the Awareness of the Natchez Trace Collection
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss the goals, processes, exhibitions, concerns, and difficulties of the Natchez Trace Collection at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
Keynote Address: Burning Down the Tent: New Futures for Social Justice and Digital Humanities
Video recording of a keynote presentation at the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this keynote address, Roopika Risam uses digital initiatives at Salem State University as a case study to illustrate the key practices necessary for building digital humanities communities and institutional centers that place social justice at the core of their missions.
Keynote Address: Don't Make Me Think!
Video recording of a keynote presentation at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this keynote address, the presenter discusses academic librarianship and digital humanities.
Keynote Address: From I, Robot to WeRobotics: Humanitarian Robotics in Action
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This keynote address draws on real-world examples to illustrate how aerial robotics (drones) and other autonomous robotics solutions are being used in a wide range of humanitarian efforts.
Keynote Address: Here and There: Creating a Digital Humanities Community
Video recording of a keynote presentation at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this keynote address, the presenter discusses creating a digital humanities community.
[Keynote] Counting the Dead: Consent, Quantum Media, & How We Come to Matter
Keynote presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses how the practice of counting the dead is deeply entangled with the long histories the paperwork and media technologies used to certify and regulate the lives of U.S. citizens and expresses and shapes how the nation-state values different lives and bodies.
Keywords American, Art, Museum: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation discusses the Smithsonian American Art Museum's exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, and the museum's promotional search engine optimization practices.
Libraries, Museums, and Digital Humanities
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss libraries, museums, and digital humanities.
Microdata for Dallas County Historical and Genealogical Cemetery Data
Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the author explains microdata, how it is used, its significance, and uses for the Dallas County Historical and Genealogical Cemetery data.
More Than Pretty Pictures: Material Culture Digitally Revealed Through the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artist Archive
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation is part of a panel on "Collective Contributions in Creating a Digital Hybrid" discussing the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. In this presentation, Margaret Culbertson provides an overview of the development of the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive.
New Frontiers in Digital Humanities and the Sciences
Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss new frontiers in digital humanities and the sciences.
No, You Still Can’t Come to the Cookout: Blurred Lines of Race Humor in Digital Media
Presentation for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference. This presentation examines the circulation of racist humor within the Internet, one that continues offline patterns of racist expressions.