Nirmala Menon on marrying technology and the humanities

It is difficult to put a finger on a moment as the beginning of my interest in Digital Humanities- but maybe sometime around the writing of my dissertation in 2009- a postcolonial inquiry about canons and canon making in the discipline. However, life and tenure track sets its own priorities and directions but the interest … Continue reading Nirmala Menon on marrying technology and the humanities

Maya Dodd: DH Through History, Archives and more

During graduate school I took a course called The Wired Historian which opened my eyes to the possibilities of technology for archiving. Subsequently as I worked on the Indian Emergency of 1975-77, a relatively recent historical event, the paucity of sources underlined the need to digitize the materials to make them accessible to a wider … Continue reading Maya Dodd: DH Through History, Archives and more