Category Archives: DH in General

GSM: A Lesson for Beginners, by a Beginner

Composing a text for a website such as this requires a balancing act between the website’s likely readership. Some readers will be highly skilled in the field of digital humanities as it relates to Islamic Studies while there may be

GSM: A Lesson for Beginners, by a Beginner

Composing a text for a website such as this requires a balancing act between the website’s likely readership. Some readers will be highly skilled in the field of digital humanities as it relates to Islamic Studies while there may be

Making online interactive maps with Leaflet (Part 2)

In the first part of my post about making maps with Leaflet, I had explained the basics of creating an HTML file with the code that defines the base layer, coordinates and size of your map. This is what I

Making online interactive maps with Leaflet (Part 2)

In the first part of my post about making maps with Leaflet, I had explained the basics of creating an HTML file with the code that defines the base layer, coordinates and size of your map. This is what I

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