New narratives online (post and poster)

I presented a poster at the launch of DARIAH Ireland on May 18th in Maynooth. The poster features a BRIGHT rainbow colour-scheme inspired by the Yes campaign in the Marriage Equality referendum. Here’s how it looks in not so big…..

New narratives online


In this post, I’d like to develop some of the themes in the poster (it has a very small word count). Continue reading “New narratives online (post and poster)”

Re-contextualising archival material in digital humanities

This is a short outline of a talk I gave on Friday 20th February in the River Room of the Glucksman Gallery in University College Cork. It was part of a session called “Tangents: Digital Humanities”, our topic was archive and the session was set up during an exhibition (“Selective Memory”) which explored the use of the archive by artists.

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Digital projects – narratives?

When I think of digital humanities projects (the ones that are not about building tools, but about analysing and interpreting humanities data) I think of efforts like Digital Thoreau, Mapping the Republic of Letters, The Shelley-Godwin Archive , Dickens Journal Online and perhaps some smaller efforts of our own such as the Cork Memory Map. All of these are hypertext resources, with the second item viewed not necessarily following on from the first, and the order of viewing beyond the control of the creator(s). Are these narratives?

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Mimesis and digital narratives (or, Ricoeur and my digital projects)

Part of my structured PhD involves taking classes for credit. This year I took a short module on narrative theory (there was some debate about what constituted a narrative). I wanted to explore Paul Ricoeur’s ideas of mimesis (mimesis1, mimesis2 and mimesis3) from Time and Narrative, to see how this might impact on the way that I explore/construct/analyse as I am building digital narratives.

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