Author Archives: The Digital Orientalist

Digital Humanities Japan: Building Community and Sharing Resources

This week’s post has been contributed by Paula R. Curtis, Hoyt Long, Molly Des Jardin and Mark Ravina. Information about the authors is included at the end of post. In 2016, “The Impact of the Digital in Japanese Studies” workshop

Digital Humanities Japan: Building Community and Sharing Resources

This week’s post has been contributed by Paula R. Curtis, Hoyt Long, Molly Des Jardin and Mark Ravina. Information about the authors is included at the end of post. In 2016, “The Impact of the Digital in Japanese Studies” workshop

Some notes on the usability of the Zotero Reference Manager for Historical Research

This post was written by guest contributor Jasper Bernhofer. Bernhofer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Philosophy from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and is currently writing his Master’s thesis in Semitic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis includes

Some notes on the usability of the Zotero Reference Manager for Historical Research

This post was written by guest contributor Jasper Bernhofer. Bernhofer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Philosophy from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and is currently writing his Master’s thesis in Semitic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis includes

The Digital Orientalist’s Recap of 2019

The last year was quite eventful for the Digital Orientalist. It saw a large growth in readership, expansion into new areas, and a series of interesting developments. In this post, we will recap some of the major events and posts

The Digital Orientalist’s Recap of 2019

The last year was quite eventful for the Digital Orientalist. It saw a large growth in readership, expansion into new areas, and a series of interesting developments. In this post, we will recap some of the major events and posts

Online Ritual Web Traffic and the Hindu Diaspora

This post was written by guest contributor Zach Chrisman. Chrisman is a master’s student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in critical theory. His research observes the intersection of affect theory, internet/digital studies, and religion. He is an assistant

Online Ritual Web Traffic and the Hindu Diaspora

This post was written by guest contributor Zach Chrisman. Chrisman is a master’s student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in critical theory. His research observes the intersection of affect theory, internet/digital studies, and religion. He is an assistant

Using Kraken to Train your own OCR Models

This is a contribution by Christine Roughan of NYU. Connect with her on Twitter @cmroughan Over the summer of 2019, inspired by the promising results in articles like Romanov et al. 2017, I set out to use the Kraken OCR software on a variety of texts. Kraken, see their website or their repository, is open-source command line software that is capable

Using Kraken to Train your own OCR Models

This is a contribution by Christine Roughan of NYU. Connect with her on Twitter @cmroughan Over the summer of 2019, inspired by the promising results in articles like Romanov et al. 2017, I set out to use the Kraken OCR software on a variety of texts. Kraken, see their website or their repository, is open-source command line software that is capable

Marching Onwards: The Digital Orientalist in the New Academic Year

The new academic year is about to begin and as always the Digital Orientalist will return to a regular, weekly posting schedule. Today we are pleased to announce our team for the academic year 2019-2020 and an exciting affiliation with

Marching Onwards: The Digital Orientalist in the New Academic Year

The new academic year is about to begin and as always the Digital Orientalist will return to a regular, weekly posting schedule. Today we are pleased to announce our team for the academic year 2019-2020 and an exciting affiliation with

Open Call for Editors

The Digital Orientalist is seeking to expand and as such we are eagerly looking for several new editors for the new academic year from the following (or related) fields: Chinese Studies/Sinology. Indian Studies. Central Asian Studies or Mongolian Studies. Korean Studies.

Open Call for Editors

The Digital Orientalist is seeking to expand and as such we are eagerly looking for several new editors for the new academic year from the following (or related) fields: Chinese Studies/Sinology. Indian Studies. Central Asian Studies or Mongolian Studies. Korean Studies.