Author Archives: DAHI Admin

Donna Haraway, Staying with the Trouble

DAHI Admin/ September 12, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

The English Department Colloquium Series, in partnership with Revolution Books, is very pleased to invite you to join us as Donna Haraway, one of the major contemporary voices in science studies, human-animal studies, and literary and cultural theory will be reading from her new book, Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene, Tuesday Sept. 13 at 3:00 in

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DAHI/Library DHGetDown

DAHI Admin/ August 24, 2016/ Events, News, Open Source / Open Access, Video/ 0 comments

The first DHGetDown was a resounding success.  We had a full house. If you were not able to attend and wanted to, please accept my apologies, we had a far greater response than we had expected and we accommodated as many people as we were able.  The keynote panel video and some other conference materials are available at DAHI’s  ScholarSpace.  The

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The Shadow Archive, Pt. 1

DAHI Admin/ October 11, 2015/ Events, Research/ 0 comments

I attended the Digital Caucus of the American Studies Association’s panel, The Shadow Archive: Digital (Re)Assemblages of Ephemera at the ASA annual meeting last week. The four papers were uniformly excellent and this panel was one of the highlights of the conference for me. The theme of the panel was photographer and theorist Allan Sekula’s idea of the “shadow archive,” the all-inclusive social

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An Archive of Silence

DAHI Admin/ October 1, 2015/ Arts.Humanities.Data, Research/ 1 comments

Both archives and silences take many shapes, and poet Julia Wieting, a PhD student in English here at UH Mānoa, has turned her art toward auditioning an archive of silences rooted in poetry and place.  She has created a chapbook with poems written at seven places around campus, contemplating the sounds and silences of each.  Wieting is drawing on the

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Free Textbooks for Students: A Look at Open Educational Resources in the UH System

DAHI Admin/ May 7, 2015/ Open Source / Open Access/ 0 comments

The best reading, for the largest number, at the least cost. — American Library Association Motto, Originally Adopted in 1892 Librarians believe in the equity of access, eliminating the barriers often seen with a lack of income, knowledge, or training. The Internet has acted as an agent toward greater equalization. With a few clicks of a mouse or a swipe

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The Perils and Promise of Online Teaching

DAHI Admin/ April 20, 2015/ Events/ 0 comments

  American Studies is hosting a forum on the perils and promise of online teaching this comingFriday, April 24 at 3:00 pm in Webster 101. Faculty and graduate students interested in getting started or improving their online teaching are invited to attend. The forum is being organized in concert with Information Technology Services and Mānoa’s Center for Teaching excellence and

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Two Talks from the Decolonial Futures Symposium this week at UH

DAHI Admin/ April 14, 2015/ Events/ 0 comments

The Center for South Asian Studies is hosting the Decolonial Futures Symposium this week at UHM and two of the presentations are of note for the digital humanities.  Hope to see you there! Silences, Exclusions, and Everyday Lives: Documenting the Histories of South Asians in the U.S. Vivek Bald April 17th, 9-10:15 AM Location: Hamilton Library, ROOM 401 (4th floor) Bald

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Documentary Editing in the Age of Digital Humanities

DAHI Admin/ March 23, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Monday April 6, 2015 noon – 1:15pm History Library (Sakamaki A201) The field of Digital Humanities has transformed the way scholars of history and other humanities disciplines approach research of, access to, and manipulation of data. The use of technologies such as XML and the TEI have allowed for much more robust engagement with large sets of humanities driven data,

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#EthnoDigital Sonics no. 2: Beatmaker Scott Ohtoro

DAHI Admin/ March 7, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Where: Campus Center Courtyard When: Thurs. March 12, 12 noon to 1:30 As part of the 2015 Department of Ethnic Studies Conference the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative continues its #EthnoDigitalSonics events with beatmaker Scott Ohtoro. With the goal of inspiring students to leverage aspects of the contemporary culture they take for granted, David Goldberg will be interviewing Ohtoro about the

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