“I’m still looking for that nugget, that thing I can take away from DH and say ‘here’s the contribution; this is how it relates to someone like me.’” After a digitally inclined guest lecture on campus last week, a fellow grad student pressed me with this basic question on what Digital Humanities brings to the scholarly table. […]
My entrance into the Digital Humanities is playing out in two complementary acts. The first, as a Mellon fellow, provides me with theoretical and technological training. The second stage of my digital humanities involvement is with the Seward Family Project – a hands-on application of how to “do” DH.