DateReading 1Reading 2Reading 3Links for ClassAssignments Due
Thursday 9/27Getting to Know You
Friday 9/28Robots Reading Vogue, The Garden of Earthly Delights, Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, The Green Book Map

Project Analysis Form
Google Form: Project Analysis Form
Tuesday 10/2Burdick et al. "One: From Humanities to Digital Humanities." In Digital_Humanities (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012). If the link does not automatically download a PDF of the book, you can find chapter 1 on the CCLE site.Images from Cartographies of TimeSubmit on CCLE: Technical Self-Assessment
Thursday 10/4Michel-Rolph Trouillot, Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History (2015), chapter 1.Thomas Padilla, "Engaging Absence", blog (26 February 2018).
Friday 10/5List of Data SetsGoogle Form: Team Roles & Communication Worksheet
Tuesday 10/9Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 9th. Ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press), chapters 1-2.Scott Weingart, "Question- and Data-Driven History,"blog (Accessed: 20 August 2018). Scroll down to this section and read through the intro, 1.) "I have data. Now what?" and 2.)"Computationally Tractable Questions."Matthew L. Jockers, “Metadata,” in Macroanalysis: Digital Methods & Literary History (University of Illinois Press, 2013), chapter 5.Google Form: Submit data set choice
Thursday 10/11National Information Standards Organization, "Understanding Metadata"(Bethesda, MD: NISO Press, 2017). Click the link (which will open a PDF) & read pages 1 through 18.Bernard Marr, “What is Data Democratization? A Super Simple Explanation and the Key Pros and Cons,” (24 July 2017).Joseph Yannielli, "The Long Goodbye." Digital Histories @ Yale (Last modified 15 December 2015).
Friday 10/12Trevor Munoz, “Refining the Problem: More Work with NYPL’s Open Data, Part Two”(2013).Additional Resource: The UCLA Library has created a step-by-step tutorial and research workbook. You can access it here. Just make a copy of it and share it with your team members to help you structure your research process!Breve
Tuesday 10/16Lisa Otty and Tara Thomson, "Data Visualization and the Humanities," in Research Methods for Creating and Curating Data in the Digital Humanities (Edinburgh University Press, 2016), chapter 6.Nathan Yau, Data Points: Visualization That Means Something (Indianapolis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013), chapter 1. (Must be signed into UCLA Library account to view ebook.)Example: Shepherds – An Over-Represented Insurgent Target Group (in Tunisia).Submit on CCLE: Data Critique
Thursday 10/18Look through Data + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing Information. Skim "Getting Data Ready" & "Visualizing Data"Optional: Lisa Charolotte Rost, "An Alternative to Pink and Blue" Datawrapper (10 July 2018).Submit on CCLE: Research Questions Assignment
Friday 10/19Research-a-thon!YRL Library 1st Floor Research Commons Classroom Research Guide
Tuesday 10/23How might a humanist respond to this representation of the data lifecycle?Submit on CCLE: Bibliography: 15-18 sources
Thursday 10/25
Friday 10/26Palladio
Tuesday 10/30David Turnbull, Maps Are Territories: Science Is an Atlas: A Portfolio of Exhibits. University of Chicago Press ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. Read Exhibits 1-6 and 10.Submit on CCLE: Annotated Bib
Thursday 11/1Kate Turabian, “Engaging Sources,” Manual for Writers, chapter 4.Nathan Yau, Data Points: Visualization That Means Something, chapters 4-5.How did they build that?
Friday 11/2[In class: Project Work]
Tuesday 11/6Scott Weingart, "Demystifying Networks, Parts I & II," Journal of Digital Humanities 1:1 (Winter 2011).Optional: Michael Sommer, “Texture of empire: Personal networks and the modus operandi of Roman hegemony,” in Sinews of Empire, edited by H. F. Teigen & E. H. Seland (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2017): 85-93.Project: Ryan Cordell and David Smith, Viral Texts: Mapping Networks of Reprinting in 19th-Century Newspapers and Magazines (2017), http://viraltexts.orgSubmit on CCLE: Project Charter
Thursday 11/8Mia Ridge, “Network Visualizations and the ‘So what?’ Problem,” Open Objects, blog. (11 June 2016).Kate Turabian, chapters 5-6.Optional: Argument section from Wendy Laura Belcher, Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks (Sage Publications, 2009),
Friday 11/9PalladioSubmit on CCLE: Individual reflective essay 1
Tuesday 11/13Dawn Archer, “Data Mining and Word Frequency Analysis,” in Research Methods for Reading Digital Data in the Digital Humanities (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016), 72-92.Tim Hitchock and William J. Turkel, "The Old Bailey Proceedings, 1674-1913: Text Mining for Evidence of Court Behavior," Law and History Review 34, no. 4 (November 2016), 929-955.Submit on CCLE: First 3 paragraphs of final project
Thursday 11/15Benjamin Schmidt, "Comparing Corpuses by Word Use," Sapping Attention, blog. (6 October 2011).Eva Portelance, "Prizewinners vesus Bestsellers," txtLAB, blog. (18 May 2015).
Friday 11/16[Open]
Tuesday 11/20Paul Ford, "What is Code?", Bloomberg, June 11, 2015
Thursday 11/22NO CLASS
Friday 11/23NO CLASS
Tuesday 11/27Sue Jenkins, Design Aesthetics for Web Design, chapters 1-3. Login with your LA Public Library account or sign up for a free 30-day trial and cancel.Submit on CCLE: Project snapshot: Progress report and wireframes
Thursday 11/29Stéfan Sinclair and Geoffrey Rockwell, "Now Analyze That! Comparing the Discourse on Race," Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities (MIT, 2016), chapter 6.Kate Turabian, chapters 9-11.
Friday 11/30[In class: Working with your CMS]
Tuesday 12/4[In Class Exam 1: Skills]
Thursday 12/6[In Class: Project Work]
Friday 12/7[In Class: Project Work]
Monday 1210Submit on CCLE: Final Individual Reflection Essay
Friday 12/14Submit on CCLE:
Link to your final project.
Friday 12/14Final Exam
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