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Digital Humanities Prospective Class Assignment

Assignment If I were to create a project for a digital humanities course, it would be a hypothetical course on African American history. My assignment would deal with Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Students will need to access this webpage: http://exhibitions.nypl.org/africanaage/essay-garvey.html They will be required to read the entire page and …

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Project Planning Documents

As I mentioned in the project proposal and environmental scan assignment my project sets out to detail all the nations where the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) chapters were present in the Eastern Caribbean Islands. By creating a map that shows the presence of the UNIA in the Eastern Caribbean I intend to show the …

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Updated Project Proposal

Project Proposal Steps   1) I am going to select the mapping software by 2/18/18   2) I am going to gather all the necessary scholarship to pinpoint UNIA chapters in the Caribbean by 3/4/18   3) I am going to collect all the points (UNIA chapter locations) and input them into the mapping software …

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Digital Humanities is text heavy – response

Erik Malcolm Champion’s “Digital Humanities is text heavy, visualization light, and simulation poor” raised several thought-provoking points. I am in complete agreement with Erik when he posits that the digital humanities should include more non-text media under its umbrella as well. If the digital humanities exclusively focus on text, then we run the risk of …

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Project Proposal

For my digital humanities project, I plan to create a mapping project similar to the ones discussed in last week’s class that tracked the green books and Klu Klux Klan branches throughout the country. Since I study Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in the Caribbean during the interwar years, I plan …

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