[globaloutlookDH-l] paper on global DH at re:publica 13

Tim Thompson timathom at gmail.com
Sun May 12 09:17:41 MDT 2013


The dh+lib model is inspired by Digital Humanities Now (
http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/how-this-works/), but I particularly like
the way they have presented their RSS-feed-based workflow.

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On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Tim Thompson <timathom at gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree: this is a fantastic development! We might look at the dh+lib
> website (http://acrl.ala.org/dh/) as a potential model in this regard.
> They enlist at-large editors to help discover, nominate, and sort content
> by category: http://acrl.ala.org/dh/eal-instructions/. Imagine having
> at-large editors contributing from all over the world (we may need to start
> translating TO English). This seems like an opportune time to think about
> and discuss the GO::DH Web presence and how to make it more engaging.
>
> Tim
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> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 8:33 AM, David Golumbia <dgolumbia at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I agree and certainly support the original contents of the site being
>> covered by a CC-BY license.
>>
>> As for the bibliography, I was definitely planning to start with a simple
>> list, including links (where available) to material hosted elsewhere, which
>> would avoid the issue, but I agree that if and when we find anything we
>> want to host on the site, we need to be careful about rights.
>>
>> By the way, if anyone else wants to participate/help out, please contact
>> me either on- or off-list.
>>
>> David
>>
>>
>> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 12:29 AM, Ernesto Priego <efpriego at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> This is a fantastic development. Sorry for the boring caveat  but any
>>> file/text deposited/shared via our site should be done so with the rights
>>> owners' written permission, unless they were made available with a CC
>>> license. I would also like to see all original contents of the site
>>> licensed under a CC BY license.
>>>
>>>
>>> On a related note, you may have seen this, which speaks volumes of the
>>> need to work on creating a new culture of online sharing in academia that
>>> recognises copyright and creative commons licenses seamlessly:
>>> http://www.abc.es/cultura/libros/20130506/abci-cedro-201305061759.html
>>>
>>> all the best
>>>
>>> ernesto
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 2:20 AM, David Golumbia <dgolumbia at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> thank you! looking forward to working on it.
>>>>
>>>> David
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 6:25 PM, Daniel O'Donnell <
>>>> daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  I just set you up with an account with editor privileges, because I
>>>>> think time zones and travel may mean that it would be a while before
>>>>> Barbara and Tim can get to it. But you should talk to them about the best
>>>>> way of handling things in terms of site layout and any ideas they've
>>>>> already had.
>>>>>
>>>>> -dan
>>>>>
>>>>> On 13-05-08 04:14 PM, David Golumbia wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  that is a "punishment" that I will gladly accept.
>>>>>
>>>>>  David
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Daniel O'Donnell <
>>>>> daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>  Our CMS is just wordpress, so it shouldn't be an issue. There was a
>>>>>> discussion about this I'm pretty sure, but I don't remember if there was
>>>>>> any action to come out of it. I don't see us needing a huge bureaucracy to
>>>>>> deal with it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Tim, Barbara: any objections to perhaps even asking David to lead the
>>>>>> development of a working group on this? As punishment for spelling
>>>>>> Domenico's name wrong.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -dan
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 13-05-08 03:35 PM, David Golumbia wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   Hi Dan,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  I think that makes a lot of sense. Maybe the webmasters can set up
>>>>>> another Working Group around this, or a page where we can work on it? I
>>>>>> don't know whehter the CMS you are using can allow entries by multiple
>>>>>> account holders, but in any case I'd definitely want to be involved & try
>>>>>> to coordinate the efforts of others who are interested (and hopefully drum
>>>>>> up some material for DSCN, too!)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  I have messaged Nishant Shah through academia.edu earlier today
>>>>>> both to see about copies of his paper and inviting him to join GO::DH, so
>>>>>> hopefully we'll hear more from him soon.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  As long as I'm here, I apologize for spelling Domenico Fiormonte's
>>>>>> name incorrectly in one of my earlier messages today.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  David
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Daniel O'Donnell <
>>>>>> daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  I don't see why we can't use our site for this kind of thing: I'm
>>>>>>> not the webmaster, but I believe that this was very much what we were
>>>>>>> hoping to use it for. I think it might be really cool to set up a group of
>>>>>>> regular correspondents who report on this kind of thing, either directly on
>>>>>>> our webspace or through syndication of theirs on ours.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> And in terms of a journal, let me say that DSCN (
>>>>>>> http://digitalstudies.org/) is *extremely *interested in publishing
>>>>>>> this kind of thing. It is an ADHO journal that was founded by the Canadian
>>>>>>> Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne pour les humanités
>>>>>>> numériques. It has recently begun a transition to a major focus on Global
>>>>>>> DH and Multicultural/Multilingual DH and is very interested in refereeable
>>>>>>> submissions on these topics (I'm also the newly confirmed Editor-in-Chief).
>>>>>>> With ADHO and the University of Lethbridge, DSCN is one of the three
>>>>>>> sponsors of the Global DH essay competition<http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/global-outlookdigital-humanities-global-digital-humanities-essay-prize/>,
>>>>>>> something I'm hoping we might be able to fund regularly going forward.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -dan
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 13-05-08 07:17 AM, Lee Skallerup Bessette wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think Ernesto brings up a good point. Is it possible to create a
>>>>>>> clearinghouse of sorts for these kinds of publications? I don't want to say
>>>>>>> "journal" but a place where we can encourage these kinds of
>>>>>>> presentations/papers to be shared and accessed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  I hesitate to say a Global DH blog, but basically I'm saying a
>>>>>>> Global DH blog.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  I really appreciate getting these as well (especially b/c a group
>>>>>>> of us are in the process of writing our DH2013 presentation which touch on
>>>>>>> these very issues) and I want to be able to cite/refer to the most recent
>>>>>>> writings/musings on the issue.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  Thanks everyone.
>>>>>>> Lee
>>>>>>> @readywriting
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 9:11 AM, Ernesto Priego <efpriego at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  Thanks very much indeed to David for sharing this link. I recall
>>>>>>>> having read the title ""Say 'Digital Humanities' One More Time" previously,
>>>>>>>> will try to dig out if it was the same paper.... the abstract sounds great.
>>>>>>>> Hopefully this talk/paper will be made available in full soon? Otherwise,
>>>>>>>> if we were not in Berlin, it seems we've missed it... ;-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  Best
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ernesto
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 2:06 PM, David Golumbia <
>>>>>>>> dgolumbia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>    Dear list members,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>  I've been tied up with a number of things lately and been unable
>>>>>>>>> to complete a response to the earlier thread about multilingualism and
>>>>>>>>> globalization, which I hope to do soon, as I feel that some of the most
>>>>>>>>> important issues have not yet been addressed thoroughly enough.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>  While reading the live tweets (hashtag #rp13) of the re:publica
>>>>>>>>> 13 conference now taking place in Berlin, I ran across this abstract for a
>>>>>>>>> paper by Nishant Shah, who directs the research portfolio at the Centre for
>>>>>>>>> Internet and Society in Bangalore (
>>>>>>>>> http://cis-india.org/author/nishant). It seems to me to speak to
>>>>>>>>> some of the issues that have been raised as well as some that have not, and
>>>>>>>>> that I hope we can discuss more fully in the future.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>  David
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>  "Say 'Digital Humanities' One More Time: Technology, affect and
>>>>>>>>> learning in emerging information societies"
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Nishant Shah <https://re-publica.de/en/users/nishantshah>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> One of the ironies of the local-global divide is that certain
>>>>>>>>> practices within the local sphere often precede the global nomenclatures
>>>>>>>>> that are assigned to them. ‘Digital Humanities’ is a prime example of this
>>>>>>>>> phenomenon where a clutch of practices which emerged with the rise of
>>>>>>>>> digital technologies and their integration into the national policies on
>>>>>>>>> higher education and learning, are now retrospectively understood as
>>>>>>>>> ‘Digital Humanities’. So even as the term was gaining currency in the
>>>>>>>>> European and North American context, becoming one of the buzzwords through
>>>>>>>>> which new conditions of pedagogy and education were imagined within the
>>>>>>>>> Universities in the North-West, it had almost no takers in the emerging
>>>>>>>>> knowledge industries of South Asia in general, and India in particular.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Within this context, it has now become natural, for all talks
>>>>>>>>> about education to eventually veer towards infrastructure. There is enough
>>>>>>>>> reason for that, when we look at the pitiful lack of resources in the
>>>>>>>>> country vis-à-vis the size of the population, and many of the larger
>>>>>>>>> problems endemic in higher education today, are tied down to this massive
>>>>>>>>> infrastructure deficit.Simultaneously, there has always been a severe
>>>>>>>>> fragmentation and compartmentalisation of knowledge systems within the
>>>>>>>>> academia, which is not restricted to only the Humanities which is
>>>>>>>>> increasingly facing the pressure to make itself relevant and produce
>>>>>>>>> work-forces for a global finance driven market.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> The questions of professionalising and mainstreaming humanities
>>>>>>>>> and social sciences education are almost universal right now, and indeed,
>>>>>>>>> one of the ambitions of Digital Humanities projects which are seeking to
>>>>>>>>> find validity for education that does not prepare a global information
>>>>>>>>> work-force. The realignment of the market with the education system, has
>>>>>>>>> been critiqued by theorists of neo-liberal globalisation, who have pointed
>>>>>>>>> out how it enables state disinvestment from education and the privatisation
>>>>>>>>> of learning resources. However, even in these existing critiques of Digital
>>>>>>>>> Humanities (whether they use that term or not), there seems to be a
>>>>>>>>> consensual agreement that infrastructure building is necessary and must
>>>>>>>>> happen.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> This talk, critically examines the implications of adopting
>>>>>>>>> Digital Humanities as a principle in emerging information societies, and
>>>>>>>>> drawing from experiments with students in 9 undergraduate colleges in
>>>>>>>>> India, examines the ways in which it needs to reconsider its relationship
>>>>>>>>> with the more accepted ideas of infrastructure, usage, adoption and
>>>>>>>>> learning.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> https://re-publica.de/en/sessions/say-digital-humanities-one-more-time-technology-affect-and-learning-emerging-information-so
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>  --
>>>>>>>>> David Golumbia
>>>>>>>>> dgolumbia at gmail.com
>>>>>>>>>
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