The Editors


Digital Contexts

The digital contexts of our scholarly practice impact not only the kind of work that we may do as humanists, but also how we represent changes in theory and methods over time.

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Exploring and Designing Virtual Worlds

What can we learn from the creation and exploration of a virtual world? The impulse to create imagined spaces occupies a longstanding tradition in the humanities. Whether it be Plato’s Cave or Mount Olympus or Yoknapatawpha, virtual landscapes hold out the promise to expand our human capacities to create, to imagine, and to analyze beyond our physical constraints.

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Local Programs, Global Audiences

In the scholarly communication ecosystem, lectures and conference roundtables offer valuable opportunities to share one’s on-going research and reflections with an engaged audience. Although social media, online conference programs, and slideshare sites now boost the signal of scholarly work, talks at conferences are still often limited by the time and place of their delivery.

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Expanding Communities of Practice

The materials featured in this sixth issue of the Journal of Digital Humanities expose “communities of practice” in digital humanities beyond the constellations of people and institutions directly engaged in experimental and digitally-inflected scholarship.

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Respond to JDH 2.1

The Journal of Digital Humanities “catches the good” by surfacing and highlighting valuable material published on the open web. For this issue we will go one step further, and solicit responses to this edition’s take on topic modeling in the digital humanities.

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