Category: Blog

Data Drudgery & Beautiful Betas: Mining Flow Maps Update

Previous posts on my Porcupine Gold Rush International Flow-Mapping project here: A Graduate Fellow Introduction Maps and Mining: Getting Data Out of ArcMap & the Beginning of Flow Mapping Part I: Data Drudgery I know that I am hardly the first

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The Challenge of Cultural Theft- Crowdsourcing Knowledge for Digital Archives in Africa

Working on a Digital Humanities project as a historian of Africa requires a level of accountability to the people whom your work is about and affects. This responsibility requires an understanding of the history of cultural theft on the continent

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A Font-based Approach for Testing Space for Textual Reconstructions in Dead Sea Scrolls Manuscripts

One of the challenges of working with reconstructions of Dead Sea scrolls is checking the work of other scholars. In 1963, Hartmut Stegemann reconstructed the manuscript 1QHodayota, a collection of hitherto unknown psalms found only at Qumran. His groundbreaking work

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The Puzzling Case of Fragment 10 — Update

It has been some time since my last post, so what follows is an update on the progress of my project and what the next steps will be. To summarize briefly, the problem addressed by this project arises out of

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Maps and Mining – Getting data out of ArcMap & the beginning of flow mapping

This month I’ve been busy working on two projects related to my Mining & Historical GIS work. Learning how to use ArcMap tools (I focused on XY to Line) to make flow maps. Getting my data (both existing and forthcoming) out of

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Samantha Stevens-Hall- Graduate Fellow at the Sherman Centre on building a Digital History of Africa

I am a 4th year PhD candidate (ABD) in the History Department and new Graduate Fellow at the Sherman Centre. I study the Intellectual History of Africa and have spent the last two years digging around in archives on 3

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2016 Sherman Graduate Fellows

Once again, we received an excellent pool of applications for the Sherman Centre Graduate Fellowship, indicative of the growth of digital scholarship and the digital humanities at McMaster as well as the interest of emerging scholars in the digital as

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A Graduate Fellow Introduction – Mica Jorgenson, Mining & Environmental Historian

I’m a PhD Candidate in the department of history and an incoming Graduate Fellow at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship. You’ll be hearing from me a lot this year, so in this post I’m going to 1) introduce my

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Some Thoughts on Transparency in Digital Scholarship

Hello, all! I hope your semesters have gotten off to a good start. I am in the throes of reading, writing, and editing, with two articles I’m waiting for proofs on, two edited volumes either waiting for initial submissions or

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#MakerGate

In July of 2016, events transpired at HackLab.TO, Canada’s oldest makerspace, that are revealing about the political state of the maker community. It is my hope that this personal reflection, detailing the events that I was personally implicated in, will offer

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