Blog Post due by Friday, June 23:

Required Prompt: By the end of this week, we will have covered a majority of the digital tools and methods that we’ll be learning about this summer. Write about some (~2-3) of the tools or methods you will be using in your project, and why you chose those. How can they help you answer your research question(s)?

Monday, June 19th


Basics of Mapping for the Digital Humanities (you don’t need to do the geo-coding exercise)

Humanizing Maps: An Interview with Johanna Drucker

Building a Thoreau Timeline

Wiseman, Andrew. “When Maps Lie.” (optional)

Pick a project from this list of DH GIS Projects and analyze the project using our evaluation criteria.

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM DSC
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Open work time to create something with one of the tools we’ve covered so far – you  will share these with the group in informal presentations on Wednesday afternoon. This could be work-in-progress for your final product or a chance to experiment and get feedback from your peers.

Tuesday, June 20th


Miriam Posner’s  Network Analysis Glossary


Miriam Posner’s tutorial on Creating a Network Graph with Gephi

Martin Grandjean’s Gephi tutorial

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Open work time
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM DSC

Wednesday, June 21st

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Library Lab
  • Workday Wednesday
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM DSC
  • Informal presentations — we’ll share and discuss what you created in Monday afternoon’s open work session.

Thursday, June 22nd

  • Field trip to Bryn Mawr College for a digital scholarship summer programs meet-up. Meet at the picnic tables in front of Academic West at 7 AM.
    • 10-11 Welcome & meet-and-greet activities
      11-12 Lightning round presentations
      12-1:15 Lunch
      1:15-2:45 Breakout sessions for feedback (including a session for program organizers)
      2:45-3:00 Closing remarks

Friday, June 23rd

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM DSC
  • Post trip discussion