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MemberLaura Maria De Vos

I am an international student from Belgium working on my dissertation in the interdisciplinary fields of Indigenous Studies and American Studies at the University of Washington English department in Seattle. I received my MA in English Literature and Linguistics and my MBA in Cultural Management from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. My research argues that Indigenous ways of knowing offer under-considered analytical tools for reading across the entire terrain of U.S. literature, especially in the second half of the 20th century. I have volunteered with the Quinault Indian Nation Elder program in different capacities since 2014, and am now working specifically on an intergenerational digital oral history project with the Quinault elder program and the Taholah high school. I teach undergraduate courses at the University of Washington in Native American literatures and research methods.

TopicOpen Textbook: "Planning and Implementing a Digital Humanities Project"

BASIC PROJECT INFORMATION Title: Planning and Implementing a Digital Humanities Project Lead Author: Sarah Ketchley (University of Washington) Subject: Digital Humanities/Project Management Target audience: Humanities Graduate Students & Faculty Single author or Multiple authors: Single Rebus project manager(s): Zoe Wake Hyde License: CC BY Help needed: Proof readers Chapter reviewers Pressbooks wranglers Accessibility checkers Marketing/promoting […]

DepositIntroductory Digital Humanities Curriculum for the High School English Classroom

These lesson plans and corresponding handouts introduce students to methods in digital humanities (distant reading, narrative mapping, and sentiment analysis). They are aligned with the K-12 Common Core State Standards and informed by university-level DH discourses. Developed in collaboration with high school English teachers, these materials are designed both to support specific learning outcomes and to be adaptable for use with any course text. This curriculum is part of a project in public scholarship at the University of Washington titled “Spar: A Grays Harbor County K-12 & Higher Education Partnership.”

ReplyReply To: Suggest session ideas for #MLA18 in New York City!

Hi, Jessica, Stacey, and Katrina, Indeed, I’m thinking of something precisely on this topic! I’ve been working quite a bit with the Simpson Center for Humanities at the University of Washington, and they offer a fellowship program in which current grad students mentor with faculty at Seattle-area community colleges. I’ve heard of similar / analogous […]