Category Archives: Session Proposals

Posts from participants proposing a session.

Why is this THATCamp different from every other THATCamp?

I’d like to have a quick brainstorming session to collect (and share) ideas about the specific aspects of Digital Humanities that pertain to Jewish Studies. Are there any, or do they all fold under the general scope of the humanities? … Continue reading

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Building online archives and exhibits with Omeka

I’ve taught many workshops on using Omeka, which is a tool for easily building online scholarly archives and exhibits, and I’d be more than happy to teach one or even two (Introduction and Advanced) workshops on it at THATCamp Jewish … Continue reading

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Sharing teaching and research tools

How about sharing those tools we find useful when teaching and researching?  It has become clear to me by reading people’s suggestions for panels, that I am not aware of all the tools people are using.  Come ready to share … Continue reading

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DigiBaeck and how to apply the assets

After 5 years of preparation, Leo Baeck Institute launched its digital archives, DigiBaeck, on October 16, to make fully accessible all of the documents and collections in the Archives pertaining to the German speaking Jewish world. I am curious to … Continue reading

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Digital Mediums and Digital Literacies

I have become increasingly interested in three interrelated areas: 1) employing digital technologies in the classroom (iPads and Prezis); 2) utilizing digital spaces to open collaborative research projects (Comment Press); and 3) examining technology as a medium.  The relations among … Continue reading

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Making Jews in the Digital Humanities

I would like to propose a session in which THATCampers could discuss the relationship between Jewish Studies and recent debates about race and ethnicity in digital humanities.  I am particularly interested in talking about how certain platforms (digital archives, gaming, … Continue reading

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