Monday, January 21st
No Class: Martin Luther King Day
Wednesday, January 23rd
Wednesday, 1/9: First Day Of Class
Monday, 1/21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Monday, 3/11 – Friday, 3/15: Spring Break (no classes)
Friday, 3/19: Good Friday (no classes)
Friday, 4/26: Last Day Of Class
Friday, 1/18: UNIT 1 FEEDER 1 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Wednesday, 1/30: UNIT 1 FEEDER 2 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Friday, 2/8: UNIT 1 PROJECT PRESENTATIONS IN CLASS
Friday, 2/15: UNIT 2 FEEDER 1 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Monday, 2/25: UNIT 2 FEEDER 2 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Friday, 3/8: UNIT 2 PROJECT DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Friday, 3/29: CRDM Symposium
Friday, 4/5: UNIT 3 FEEDER 1 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Friday, 4/12: UNIT 3 FEEDER 2 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Monday, 4/22: UNIT 3 PROJECT DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Wednesday, 5/1: FINAL PORTFOLIO DUE BY 5PM
Most readings are hyperlinked directly from this page. Readings are due on the day they show up in the schedule. If there isn’t a link to the reading, it is found in “The Tar Heel Writing Guide.”
Lecture slides will appear in Sakai as a PDF and on here as a link, but please note that they’re not really an adequate substitute for what we do in class.
Homework is always due by the next class.
Wednesday, January 9th
Question of the semester: when does history change us (ie new knowledge/information) vs when we change it (ie new social formations/cultural norms)?
Friday, January 11th
Unit 1 Introduction
What is a conference paper?
Determine Categories and Split Up Tweets: Doc
Tweets: Subset of 08/20/18-08/21/18
Read this article.
Baby, We Were Born to Tweet Springsteen Fans, the Writing Practices of In Situ Tweeting, and the Research Possibilities for Twitter By William I. Wolff
Monday, January 14th
What is College Writing?
What is a Book Review?
Read Disrupting Review
Read Pages 1-5 in Chapter 1 of the Tar Heel Writing Guide
First 150-200 words of Feeder 1
Wednesday, January 16th
Guest Speaker Nathan Kelber
Review “They Say, I Say”
Unit 1 Workshop Part one : Google Doc
250-400 words of Feeder 1
Friday, January 18th
Why is They Say, I Say Important?
Workshop Draft of Feeder 1www.peergrade.io/join Class Code: MHTH3B
Feeder 1 Due at Midnight
For Your Feeder 1 Assignment You will do a book review of this article or another academic article using twitter like this one.You will be using Nathan Kelber’s Review of Disrupting Digital Humanities as a model, your review should be between 300-600 words.
Read Pages 11-24 in Chapter 2 of the Tar Heel Writing Guide (skip exercises)
Monday, January 21st
No Class: Martin Luther King Day
Wednesday, January 23rd
Feeder 1 recap
Introduction to Tableau
As a class, we will develop metadata for the tweets based on their type, any suggested positions on Silent Sam, the rationale behind any positions, and any suggested attitudes toward the monument. We will also examine any media used within the tweets. The different subcategories for communication type might include: reporting, educational, provoking, and commenting.We might also consider whether tweets indicated a possible position on the future of the Silent Sam monument.
Chapter 3 and 4 in Tar Heel Writing Guide (You do not need to do the exercises)
Friday, January 25th
Tableau workshop: https://www.tableau.com/academic/students#form
Thesis and Argument: Thesis Writing Exercise
Start using Tableau for some visualizations
Monday, January 28th
Dangling Modifiers with Kendal: https://create.kahoot.it/k/ffe4235a-fbc5-4574-806b-916888d6392b
Library Information Session in Undergraduate Library (UL 124), Dana Durbin Guest Lecture.
Doing Research, Evaluating Sources, Citation, Plagiarism
Wednesday, January 30th
Understanding They Say, I Say
For Your Feeder 2 Assignment: You will be using Tableau or another visualization tool to create 2-3 visualizations based on our #silentsam database.
Feeder 2 Due at Midnight.
Friday, February 1st
Class at Duke University!
Teach-In, Friday, February 1, 2019, Perkins 217
All day event from 9 am to 5 pm with a reception off campus.
9:15 am to 9:30 am: Introduction and Welcome
9:30 am to 10:30 am: Collaborative Syllabus Explanation and Digital Lesson: Kelsey Desir, Nicole Higgins, Jessica Covil, Karen Little, Sasha Panaram
10:30 am to 11:30 am: Zine Workshop, Trisha Remetir and Andrew Kim
11:45 am to 12:30 pm: DEMO SESSION: Poetry, Jessica Covil and Nicole Higgins
12:30 pm to 1:25 pm: Lunch Demo, Isabella Arbalaez
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm: DEMO SESSION: Grant Glass and Dana Johnson
2:45 pm to 3:45 pm: Roundtable on Maps with Dominika Baran, Charlotte Sussman, Sasha Panaram
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm: Jared Junkin (reading)
4:50 pm to 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks
5:30 – 7:30 pm: Reception/Dinner
If you missed my talk: you should be able to see it at https://www.facebook.com/DukeEnglishDepartment/videos/245658163015513/?epa=SEARCH_BOX My talk begins around 39:00.
Monday, February 4th
Format/Structure, They Say, I Say Construction,
1. Sign up for a time on Friday to present your Unit 1 project.
2. A Draft of your Unit 1 paper is Due Wednesday. Please have at least 400 words completed. They can be rough, but please bring two copies to class!
3. Fill out the Duke Day Survey from the Announcement on Friday.
Wednesday, February 6th
Unit 1 Presentations Workshop
Extra-Credit Talk (1 point): Ted Underwood: “Machine Learning and Historical Perspectives” 3pm-5pm at Davis Research Hub (2nd floor)
Friday, February 8th
Unit 1 Presentations
For Your Unit Project: You will prepare a 8-10 minute presentation (800-1000 words and 5-6 slides) for a mock DH conference. To gain some better perspective on what a conference presentation looks like, you will want to look at this presentation as an example or you can watch this video from the Memorializing Migration Project.
Sign Up for Times to Present to me (you will only need to present to me, not the whole class): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1N2YgP013L8-QObh4epA7edXMtI_eLBU33EhS7IotCVA/edit?usp=sharing
Monday, February 11th
Searching for Memorials -Yelp, Trip Advisor, National Register of Historic Places
http://openplaques.org/ – Open source, user contributed database of memorial plaques.
https://www.nps.gov/nr/research/data_downloads.htm – US National Park Service Data
Log in and make sure you can see dashboard: https://migrationmemorials.trinity.duke.edu
Begin to try to find memorials.
Wednesday, February 13th
What is Metadata?
Using Omeka/Drupal Workshop
Complete at least 1 of your items into the archive.
Come to class with any questions you have.
Friday, February 15th
Workshop: Google Doc
Extra Credit Opportunity (one point) Come see me present: http://triangledh.org/tdhi/
Monday, February 18th
Feeder 2 Introduction
Register for CRDM Symposium (make sure you say yes to both days (you don’t need to stay), and your Affiliation is English105i: Writing in Digital Humanities UNC-CH): Here
Wednesday, February 20th
Complete at least one Annotated Bibliography by next class.
Friday, February 22nd
Feeder 2 Workshop
Monday, February 25th
Making an Argument through an annotated bibliography.
Activity: Final Workshop
Unit 2 Feeder 2:
Create an Annotated Bibliography
Length: 2-3 sources with annotations
Manuscript preparation: MLA
Prepare a list of 2-3 sources that you will use for your Unit Project. Your sources should mainly come from academic journals, although you may include an article or chapter from 1-2 books. Do not use Internet websites unless they are particularly credible, official, or important sources of information on your topic (i.e., official government websites, or vetted non-profit organizations). For each source, write a brief summary and evaluation. Consider these questions: What is the main claim or finding of the article? Why will this source be useful for your literature review? How helpful is the article to your research? How effective is it as a source?
UNIT 2 FEEDER 2 DUE AT MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 25TH
Wednesday, February 27th
What is a Digital Exhibit? A digital exhibit allows you to pull together items from the archive into a single exhibit space. You can then contextualize this assemblage of items by providing narrative text that tells a story or makes an argument.
Looking at Digital Exhibits: Sonic Dictionary
Storyboarding an Exhibit. Unit 2 Storyboard
Homework: Complete Storyboard and Introductory Paragraph to Exhibit.
Friday, March 1st
Creating Digital Exhibits
Create Exhibit Page (using main exhibit: “Migration, Memorials, Memory (7211)”)
Outline Digital Exhibit (have all items and at least bullet points of each paragraph in place, should have around 500-600 words completed)
Monday, March 4th
Sylvia Subject Verb Agreement Presentation
Unit 2 Project Workshop Day One
Homework: Have working draft for next class. All paragraphs written (800-1000 words)
Wednesday, March 6th
Unit 2 Project Workshop Day Two
Memory Draft and Notecard
Peer Review Workshop
Homework: Have a complete draft by next class 1000-1200 words.
Friday March 8th
Unit 2 Project Final Day
Final Polish using annotation Install Hypothes.is
Unit 2 Workshop Day 1-Alternative Workshop
You should use around 3-4 different items from the archive for your exhibit.
The exhibit should be between 1000-1200 words.
Here is the Rubric used to grade the assignment.
Spring Break Week: No Class
Monday, March 18th
Unit 2 Recap
Introduce Unit 3 and Feeder 1
Explore using the Database: http://www.slavevoyages.org
Think about what the Database includes and how accurate the accounts are.
Wednesday, March 20th
Wilson Library Visit: We Do NOT have class in our normal Classroom.
Using the Special Collections at Wilson Library and our Bibliography: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wCYVkRdqxFtLViLKkiTHroOlURxLa_f5FB9EA-jNieU/edit
You will begin to understand the human stories behind the middle passage and integrate them into a blog post about the website.
Friday, March 22nd
Eve Pronouns Presentation
COURTNEY RIVARD GUEST LECTURE
Discuss role of archives in data analysis.
Monday, March 25th
No Class Student Meetings to discuss CRDM-Sign Up Here
Wednesday, March 27th
Friday, March 29th
No Class-CRDM Symposium
Monday, April 1st
Aidan Clauses Presentation
CRDM recap and Feeder 1
Homework: Come up with thesis for Blog Post.
Wednesday, April 3rd
Homework: Complete Draft of Blog Post
Friday, April 5th
Feeder 1 Workshop
Write a 300-400 word blog post using 1-2 sources about the slave voyages database. What are its strengths? What are its ethical dilemmas?
UNIT 3 FEEDER 1 DUE AT MIDNIGHT
Monday, April 8th
Introduce Feeder 2: Map Creation
Using ARCGIS ONLINE
Augment one of these two maps to provide more context to the voyages.
Wednesday, April 10th
Friday, April 12th
Workshop Feeder 2
UNIT 3 FEEDER 2 DUE AT MIDNIGHT 4/12/19
Monday, April 15th
Introduce Unit Project: StoryMap
Create a 4-5 slide StoryMap about your proposal on where the middle passage memorial should go. Ensure you use at least a qualitative source from a primary account of the middle passage.
Wednesday, April 17th
Friday, April 19th
Monday, April 22nd
Workshop Unit 3 project
UNIT 3 PROJECT DUE AT MIDNIGHT 4/22/19
Wednesday, April 23rd
Friday, April 25th
Last Day of Class