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Past Tense at the Huntington Library: Fall and Winter Schedule

In collaboration with the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute and the USC-Huntington Institute on California and the West, we are happy to announce the fall and winter schedule for the Past Tense seminar. These gatherings focus on the craft of … Continue reading

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3….2…1….Launch! (or, One Week | One Tool goes live)

This post will coincide with the launch of the OneWeek tool, Anthologize. Yesterday I used the tool for the very first time, selecting and collecting the items from this blog tagged with #oneweek.  I found the interface to be fairly … Continue reading

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Pencils Down Day (or One Week | One Tool, day 6)

Today started early (maybe too early for those of us up to the wee hours of the morning working).  We reconnoitered at 7:30am at a hotel conference room for an intense few hours of work.  Tom made us promise to … Continue reading

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Risk & Strategy (or One Week | One Tool, day 5)

Today was mostly typing up loose ends.  We followed our now-regular schedule of having an all-team meeting at CHNM HQ at 10am.  Each team reported in on their progress.  Some of the discussion was to clarify what features will and … Continue reading

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Pants Day (or, One Week | One Tool Day 4)

Today didn’t begin with yoga, despite the fact that exercise was such a productive thing for me in previous OneWeek days.   Instead I opted to sleep in as long as possible, knowing that today would be a long one… Upon … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis Day (or One Week | One Tool, day 3)

Today’s not over yet, but I’ve got a few minutes of downtime, so I thought I’d take a moment to summarize today’s events thus far…. First of all, I’ll reveal that I’m on the Outreach Committee.  So I can really … Continue reading

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Decision Day (or One Week | One Tool, Day 2)

This post will mostly be about our selection process.  Perhaps this will be uninteresting to most of you…but I wanted to just get it down somewhere before I was too mired in the details of the project to remember what … Continue reading

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Some initial thoughts from my DH summer & One Week | One Tool

I’ve been calling this past few months my “DH Summer” (or #DHsummer for those of you who follow me on Twitter), because of so many events and experiences that I lined up in the field of Digital Humanities.  First, I … Continue reading

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Spinning Yarns about this Spinning Planet

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The Challenge of Writing about a Fast-Changing China: Notes from the Borderland Between Scholarship and Journalism, with Jeff Wasserstrom and Mara Hvistendahl

This episode is another joint venture with The China Beat blog, a recording of the conversation between Jeff Wasserstrom and Mara Hvistendahl held at UC Irvine on April 23rd.  As described on the China Beat, “The lively discussion covered Hvistendahl’s … Continue reading

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