Creating a Digital Concordance for Early Chinese Historiography: 
a dhsi success story, 
with a note on tools and skills

(This entry was created from a poster I presented at this year’s DHSI. Unless you are interested in the digital concordance, go ahead and jump down to the note on tools and skills.) My dissertation is a study of early Chinese historiography, focusing on the Shiji 史記 [Historian’s Records] by Sima Qian 司馬遷 (c. 145—c. […]

DH vs. DH, and Moretti’s War

With “The Differences between Digital History and Digital Humanities,” historian Stephen Robertson, who became the director of the Center for History and New Media last year, added to the slew of responses to the recent differences special issue “In the Shadows of the Digital Humanities,” which included deep criticisms as well as staunch defenses of […]

What is Digital Humanities? (part 1)

2011 March 18 In a recent blog post entitled “What is Digital Humanities?,” the director of the Office of Digital Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities, Brett Bobley said that a “precise definition may not really matter,” and that he prefers to focus on “the work we do” instead of what we call […]