By Kenton Rambsy and Howard Rambsy II
This week, we're presenting entries related to the intersections of black artistic culture, technology, DH, and African American literary studies for the NEH-funded project, "Seshat: A Digital Humanities Initiative in Literature, Language, and Criticism," directed by Dana Williams at Howard University.
Below, we have provided links to brief entries that address text-mining findings, blogging, and other tech or DH projects that we have been producing.
• Why blogging matters
• Slave narratives and word count
• Chronological List of 33 Slave Narratives
• The word counts of 33 Slave narratives
• Some Free Digital Software Programs and tools
• African American literary studies and three research methods using digital tools
• Voyant Tools Brief Overview
• Voyant Tools General Features
• Voyant Tools Ratios and Language Density
• Stop Words and AAVE
• Voyant Tools: Data Visualizations
• How short and long are African American short stories?
• Jay Z, Metadata, and African American literary studies
Zora Neale Hurston and Richard Wright
• 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)
• African American Language and Culture Lab