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Monthly Archives: April 2020

If it Bleeds, it Leads: Disaster Information Dissemination and Media Usage

Written on April 30, 2020 at 1:25 pm, by

When disasters strike, media responses serve multiple functions. Media can focus the general public’s attention on a disruptive event, disseminate potentially lifesaving information to those in the disaster area, inform those not in the area of how they can help, provide information to the public on how they can better prepare for a potential similar  Continue Reading »

Day of DH 2020: Snapshots of our daily lives

Written on April 29, 2020 at 4:32 pm, by

Day of DH 2020 was organized by CenterNet as a way to encourage digital humanists “to communicate what they do on Twitter, what they are working on and the rhythm of their life in DH.” The Digital Scholarship Group and the NULab have collaborated on this post, bringing together some brief snapshots from the perspectives  Continue Reading »

Bailey’s Concept of “Misogynoir” discussed and championed in Mashable Article

Written on April 22, 2020 at 4:13 pm, by

NULab Faculty Moya Bailey‘s (Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) concept of “Misogynoir” was discussed and championed recently in Rebecca Ruiz’s Mashable Article “Why you need to know what ‘misogynoir’ means right now“. “Misogynoir” refers to the specific way black women experience anti-blackness and misogyny simultaneously, with  Continue Reading »

Tackling 3D Modelling in the context of “Visualizing Colonial Philadelphia”

Written on April 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm, by

Courtesy of the Geography and Maps Division, Library of Congress   By Molly Nebiolo, PhD Candidate, History 3D modelling as a digital humanities tool has existed for a while, with very detailed projects like the Pudding Lane Production of Tudor-Era London, 3D Saqqara, and Virtual Angkor. But how can it be used on a smaller  Continue Reading »