June 2014 archive

Jun 20

Weekend Reading: Walking a Cabbage Edition

By Erin E. Templeton Happy weekend, ProfHackers! For many of us, summer means spending time outside, whether walking our dog (or a cabbage–see below!), taking kids to the pool or mowing the grass. But summer is also tick season, and with ticks, increasingly, comes …read more

Jun 19

A Quick ProfHack: Kindling the Presentation

By Erin E. Templeton A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria. If you haven’t attended (and didn’t have your Twitter stream flooded with #DHSI2014 tweets), DHSI is a week-long Digital Humanities extravaganza, which <a target=_blank title="DHSI 2014: On …read more

Jun 13

Weekend Reading: Strawberry Moon Edition

By Erin E. Templeton As the summer heats up in many parts of the world, we here at ProfHacker hope that you are keeping cool whether by visiting the pool with the family, hitting the stacks in the library (bonus points if you’re in a temperature-controlled archive!), getting some writing done in your favorite …read… Continue Reading Weekend Reading: Strawberry Moon Edition

Jun 10

DHSI 2014: On Building

By Erin E. Templeton I was one of some 600 people who gathered at the University of Victoria last week to participate in this year’s Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI). A couple years ago, Natalie wrote a great post about DHSI that is still timely. I won’t repeat …read more

Jun 06

DHSI 2014: Birds of a Feather “The Next Generation”

The question: What responsibility do we have to prepare emerging digital humanists for careers in and out of the academy, and how are we working to meet those goals? The mission: “to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.” Oh wait—that’s… Continue Reading DHSI 2014: Birds of a Feather “The Next Generation”