Friday, January 17, 2014

A Notebook on Digital Humanities

The following entries by Kenton Rambsy concentrate on geo-tagging, text-mining, and other topics related to digital humanities and technology. The asterisks (*) connote entries co-written with Howard Rambsy II.
 
DH/technology workshops and projects
Reflections on Seshat: A DH Initiative at Howard University    
"Seshat: A Digital Humanities Initiative" at Howard University*
Reflections on the “Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies” Institute  
#NEHBlackSpace – Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies  
On the origins of the HBW Blog
Toward a History of the Black Book Interactive Project  

Geo-tagging, geo-coding 
Geo-coding black short stories & Jay Z -- Spring 2016 courses at UTA 
Edward P. Jones and Literary Geo-Tagging   
Geo-Coding Black Short Stories

General
African American Literature and Digital Humanities
African American literary studies and three research methods using digital tools 
Jay Z, African American literary studies & digital humanities    

Metadata 
Jay Z, Metadata, and African American literary studies   

NYTimes Chronicle 
The Re-emergence of Douglass during the 1960s*

Projects
The African American Language and Culture Lab*

Rap Genius
Jay-Z & Zora Neale Hurston on swag: Rap Genius notes
Follow-up on the 7 Ways Rap Genius encourages participants
7 Ways that RapGenius Assists Digital African American Literary Scholarship
Rap Genius and access to black poetry 

Resources
A Checklist of Digital Humanities projects*

Text-mining
Pinpointing recurring themes in coverage of Amiri Baraka's passing
Text-Mining, Geography, and Canonical African American Short Stories
Slave narratives and word count
Chronological List of 33 Slave Narratives*
The word counts of 33 Slave narratives*
How short and long are African American short stories?
Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, and Text-Mining Experiments
Zora Neale Hurston & Richard Wright Similarities (In Graphs)
Zora Neale Hurston & Richard Wright Differences (In Graphs) 
Voyant Tools Ratios and Language Density
Stop Words and AAVE
More on Frederick Douglass's use of "Man" in the Narrative*
“Man,” “Covey,” and top 10 words in Douglass Narratives*
"Like" on Reasonable Doubt*
Jay Z, Reasonable Doubt, and Similes*
Quantifying Frederick Douglass’s Notorious Mr. Covey*
Word count and Frederick Douglass's Narrative
African American Literature and Digital Humanities
Text-Mining, Geography, and Canonical African American Short Stories
Pinpointing recurring themes in coverage of Amiri Baraka's passing
Word counts of select short stories by black writers

Tools
Some Free Digital Software Programs and tools
Notebook on Voyant Tools 
Voyant Tools Brief Overview
Voyant Tools General Features
Voyant Tools: Data Visualizations

Related:
Assorted Notebooks
A notebook on short stories by black writers

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