Scholars

The HASTAC Scholars program is an innovative student community. Each year a new cohort is accepted into the program, and the Scholars come from 75+ universities, and dozens of disciplines. We are building a community of students working at the intersection of technology and the arts, humanities and sciences. As HASTAC Scholars, we blog, host online forums, develop new projects and organize events. Much of our work here centers around rethinking pedagogy, learning, research & academia for the digital age. Join us!

The HASTAC Scholars program is an innovative student community. Each year a new cohort is accepted into the program, and the Scholars come from 75+ universities, and dozens of disciplines. We are building a community of students working at the intersection of technology and the arts, humanities and sciences. As HASTAC Scholars, we blog, host online forums, develop new projects and organize events. Much of our work here centers around rethinking pedagogy, learning, research & academia for the digital age. Join us!

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Blog entry
By Jim Casey on Feb 2nd, 2015
The Colored Conventions Project at the University of Delaware is delighted to announce the launch of a crowdsourcing project, Transcribe Minutes. This initiative invites people to visit ColoredConventions.org to transcribe records of the nineteenth-century...
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Blog entry
By Emma Kohanyi on Feb 3rd, 2015
"Why are AI systems almost exclusively female or child voiced?"When I posed this question to my AI professor, his response was my initial thought — it is comforting. The female voice is the voice of nurture, the voice that calms and relaxes. The voice of the mother. This...
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Blog entry
By Aisling Quigley on Feb 4th, 2015
DISCLAIMER: This post is about a digital humanities project I've been working on for some time. Therefore, I'm going to just kind of dive into a progress report that may or may not be at all meaningful to you. I will be providing further updates on the project that will...
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Forum Thread
By HASTAC Scholars program on Feb 10th, 2015
“Before there are grants, research, conferences, books, and journals there is the experience of being taught and of teaching. Before the research post with no teaching, before the graduate students to mark the exams, before the string of sabbaticals, before the permanent...

Forums

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By HASTAC Scholars program on May 9th, 2013
105 replies
“The text is a tissue of citations, resulting from the thousand sources of culture.”- Roland Barthes
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By HASTAC Scholars program on Apr 15th, 2013
53 replies
In recent years, visualization has become an all-purpose technique for communicating and exploring data within the humanities.  There are a wide availability of tools offering different points of entry from IBM’s Many Eyes to Gephi to Tapor 2.0.
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By HASTAC Scholars program on Mar 24th, 2013
25 replies
Often, accessibility is—as Jay Dolmage and John Slatin have argued—a retrofit or add on. That is, it is often not an integral part of our theoretical conversations, classroom spaces, and technologies. It is this attention to technology, though, which focuses this forum and...
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By HASTAC Scholars program on Mar 11th, 2013
35 replies
Mapping technology has recently been the focus of much critical attention as evidenced by numerous efforts to develop new ways of visualizing physical and textual spaces. The proliferation of tools such as Neatline, The DM Project, Google Earth, and Walking Through Time has...