Introductory Text Analysis with Voyant Tools This workshop focuses on Voyant, an open source suite of tools for analyzing texts or a corpus of texts in quantitative ways. Participants will learn basic information about different types of text analysis and their applications. We will use a prepared corpus of texts to explore different tools, skins (layouts), and discuss how they might used in humanities scholarship.   [2021-02-12 update: Voyant handout and sample corpus]  Thursday, October 14th, 2021, 11:00 -12:30pm,  online synchronous, (Instructor: Wafa Isfahani)    Digital Storytelling with Narrative Maps In this introductory workshop, we will learn about combining text, interactive maps, and other multimedia content to create an immersive digital story. ArcGIS StoryMaps can help to illustrate spatialRead More →

by Caterina Agostini and Francesca Giannetti Introduction Earlier this year, Rutgers was invited to become a participant in the beta evaluation of ITHAKA JSTOR’s Constellate, a text analysis and pedagogy platform. As a result, we have had early view into a rapidly evolving service that aims to advance text analytics pedagogy. While pedagogy is its main thrust at the moment, Constellate is a fairly complex offering that is structured around three “pillars”: data, pedagogy, and research. For readers who are familiar with JSTOR’s Data for Research (DfR) program, which has provided researchers with bibliographic metadata, unigrams, bigrams, and trigrams for JSTOR journals and books sinceRead More →

#dayofDH2021 is finally here, hosted by @LUCTSDH, @UCLA_DH, University of Guelph, and the Università del Piedmont Orientale. Date: April 29. Theme: Multilingual DH. Head over to https://t.co/78PFzqGDlL for details and stay tuned for more! https://t.co/LYTfwjNE2h — Day of DH (@DayofDH) April 4, 2021 Attention digital humanists of Princeton, Rutgers, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore, and the Mid-Atlantic. Join us for Day of Digital Humanities 2021 by tweeting about your multilingual DH. The aim of this year’s Day of DH is to “open up conversation about projects being undertaken in the various languages and put together a list of non-English tools, libraries, software products, tips, hacks, andRead More →