Episode 3 — Miriam Posner
Today, I'm chatting with Miriam Posner, the Digital Humanities Program Coordinator at UCLA. She's also a member of the Executive Council of the Association for Computers and the Humanities.
In this episode
We chat about what “digital humanities” means, some thought-provoking projects and articles, the limitations of metadata in describing diverse experiences and how to build interfaces that grapple with these limitations, useful tools to learn if you want to do DH work, and more.
- ElfYelp and WitchHunter & TrollFinder: maps of Scandinavian folklore
- Latent Geographical Topic Analysis (Google Scholar search)
- New York Public Library’s Labs, including cool map-based projects like the Space/Time Directory and Building Inspector
- Duarte, Marisa Elena & Miranda Belarde-Lewis. “Imagining: Creating Spaces for Indigenous Ontologies” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 53.5-6 (2015). (doi: 10.1080/01639374.2015.1018396)
- Vectors (a multimedia digital humanities journal)
- Tools to learn for…
- The Programming Historian
- Stereotype Threat