CONFERENCE ABSTRACT (Panel Session): The Collective on 2/19/2015

Doing DH Library-Style The Collective Knoxville, TN • February 19-20, 2015 Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. • University of South Carolina Lancaster This panel session reviews the meaning of Digital Humanities within the Library and Information Science framework, explores how the discipline is being applied in library settings, and demonstrates how DH projects support and serve library users and other…

JOURNAL ARTICLE: Journal of Creative Library Practice

Keeping the ‘L’ in digital: Applying LIS Core Competencies to Digital Humanities Work Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. • University of South Carolina Lancaster ABSTRACT: Digital Humanities (DH) has struggled with an identity since its contemporary emergence in the early 2000s; however, a succinct definition exists, placing many core activities of the field squarely in the domain of modern…

Using Screencasting for Research and Teaching

While the world has been familiar with online video for a while now, “screencasting” is a relatively new term in our technological vocabulary. Screencasting is similar to a screenshot, but instead of having static images, it’s a video of what is happening on your computer screen. This can be a powerful tool to teach people…

More Than Passion: Kpop and the Everyday Work of Digital Humanities

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S University of South Carolina Lancaster When you click the “KPK Members” link on our site, our bios’ upbeat language states we have certain skill sets that match well with the work of KPK, and you know that we are Kpop fans. I think our identification as Kpop fans is one of…

Is Collaboration the Only Way to Do DH?

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University While collaboration is a huge part of digital humanities, is it the only way to do DH? If you are working on a digital humanities project by yourself, does it count as DH?

K-pop Meets DigiWriMo: The Beginning

So, like a lemming, I’ve signed up to do DigiWriMo, a challenge to write a ridiculous number of words in the month of November online, or complete some similarly Herculean task.I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to jumpstart my iFans digital project.  iFans: Mapping K-pop’s International Fandoms, examines K-pop fan behavior and attitudes.

Hallyu Harmony: Seo Taiji – President of Culture

Seo Taiji: President of Culture is the first digital essay for Hallyu Harmony: A Cultural History of K-pop. Pioneering a hybrid Korean popular music with global aspirations, Seo Taiji set the tone for contemporary K-pop through his fusion of multiple music genres with a Korean sensibility, global fan activity, and groundbreaking industry practices.  These activities…

Korean Popular Culture in Digital Humanities

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University This past spring, I attended my first THATCamp at the University of Virginia.  I was nervous. Although I’ve been a humanities person practically all my life, I was unsure if the collaborative projects I manage on Hallyu (Korean wave) popular culture on the Internet qualified as a digital humanities…