Category Archives: DH in General

What is it like to be at a digital humanities conference?

I came to DH2019 with the question: surely this is not my tribe, is it? I had the advantage, incentive even, of having this large international conference right at my home institution. This made it a lot cheaper (though far from

What is it like to be at a digital humanities conference?

I came to DH2019 with the question: surely this is not my tribe, is it? I had the advantage, incentive even, of having this large international conference right at my home institution. This made it a lot cheaper (though far from

Making a Basic Textual Analysis program in Python

Whether we are involved in Japanese Studies or Islamic Studies, Near Eastern Studies or African Studies, we are all likely to interact with historical texts written in Romance and Germanic Languages, and for our research, we may want or need

Making a Basic Textual Analysis program in Python

Whether we are involved in Japanese Studies or Islamic Studies, Near Eastern Studies or African Studies, we are all likely to interact with historical texts written in Romance and Germanic Languages, and for our research, we may want or need

The Value of Digital Outreach

This post has grown out of a Twitter thread in which I addressed a criticism that myself and my husband have received a few times via our YouTube channel. In a nutshell, we are dismissed as scholars and academics because

The Value of Digital Outreach

This post has grown out of a Twitter thread in which I addressed a criticism that myself and my husband have received a few times via our YouTube channel. In a nutshell, we are dismissed as scholars and academics because

Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC) Proceedings

On the 1st of June, The Digital Orientalist held the Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC). There were a total of eight presentations focusing on themes pertaining to the digital humanities and the study of non-Occidental histories, texts, cultures, societies, and

Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC) Proceedings

On the 1st of June, The Digital Orientalist held the Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC). There were a total of eight presentations focusing on themes pertaining to the digital humanities and the study of non-Occidental histories, texts, cultures, societies, and

Historical Storytelling with Twine

In the classroom environment, it can be difficult to create engaging materials that allow students to learn about the multi-causal nature of historical events and the difficulty with which historical decisions were made. Recently, I have been experimenting with Twine

Historical Storytelling with Twine

In the classroom environment, it can be difficult to create engaging materials that allow students to learn about the multi-causal nature of historical events and the difficulty with which historical decisions were made. Recently, I have been experimenting with Twine

Creating a “Launcher” Extension for Google Chrome

Users of Google Chrome have long been able to customize their browsing experiences by installing extensions; small pieces of software that ‘enable users to tailor Chrome functionality and behaviour to individual needs or preferences’ (Google). Extensions are written in HTML,

Creating a “Launcher” Extension for Google Chrome

Users of Google Chrome have long been able to customize their browsing experiences by installing extensions; small pieces of software that ‘enable users to tailor Chrome functionality and behaviour to individual needs or preferences’ (Google). Extensions are written in HTML,

Making and Using a Twitter Bot

By James Harry Morris with thanks to Callum Morris. In August 2018, I developed the Kirishitan Collector Bot, a Twitter Bot that retweets content based on keyword searches pertaining to 16th and 17th Century Japanese Christianity. The term Kirishitan refers to 16th and

Making and Using a Twitter Bot

By James Harry Morris with thanks to Callum Morris. In August 2018, I developed the Kirishitan Collector Bot, a Twitter Bot that retweets content based on keyword searches pertaining to 16th and 17th Century Japanese Christianity. The term Kirishitan refers to 16th and