Travels & Travails in Digital Media: From Blog 2 Page to Screen 2 Santa Cruz
November 20, 2009
I begin with a video (where I say among other things that I’ve been working for two years on a project about teaching, writing about, and publishing/presenting in the digital humanities and this raises contradictions about vernacular, audience, duration, translation and more) all to be demonstrated in this post where I perform and re-present and preserve what will be at talk on November 23:
But YouTube cut me off, darn it! (as it so often does when you record from your monitor), so I will finish my intro verbally, in the room, face-to-face, there our flesh connected:
“…Broadening the Digital Humanities: The Vectors-IML NEH Summer Institute on Multimodal Scholarship and supported by ‘a planning grant from the Mellon Foundation to develop a proposal for a multi-university digital hub in support of work in visual culture. She will be working with scholars from Brown, NYU, Rochester and UC-San Diego.’
And in part 3 of this talk, I will conclude with a discussion of the implications of my project for teaching, research and publishing in the ‘digital humanities.'”
THE TALK: Part 1: Teaching and Writing about Learning from YouTube
Example of my blog writing which, of course, includes video writing.
READ: “I am teaching an experimental class on/about YouTube this semester,” (continue while video plays). Show press coverage.
PART 2: The “book” (under wraps, under construction, coming soon…)
Here I discuss the September 24, 2009 blog, On publishing my YouTube “book” on-line.
III. Conclusion re “Digital Humanities”
A video (where YouTube messed up my synch, but I don’t mind, I support bad video):
I conclude by discussing my July 17, 2009 blog, Digital Humanities.