A Ghost in The TimeSlider Shell

This coming week, we’ll be pitching our project ideas for the CHI fellowship. One component of my project will involve a making a map to demonstrate the breadth of short-term medical training programs in China during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. I’m taking inspiration...

Troubleshooting DH Projects

In discussing DH pedagogy, it feels inevitable that whatever project you’re working on will “break” – technically speaking – during the semester. Although some DH scholars have made compelling arguments about the utility of failure when employing DH tools in the...

Glad to be Returning to CHI for ’22-’23

Hello everyone! I’m excited to be (re)joining the CHI fellowship as a senior fellow in the ’22-’23 cohort. My name is Erica Holt, and I’m finishing my final year of my PhD in the History department. My dissertation focuses on reproductive work in China and Taiwan...

Launching: Weaving Heritage

I am thrilled to launch my CHI project: Weaving Heritage! I hope you’ll take the time to look through the site and check out the models that are available. Visitors can examine and compare the design difference between Yvonne and Arnolds’ work as well as learn a bit...

The Simpler, The Better: Photo Carousels

I’ve often complained about introductory-level tutorials that operate under the assumption that you know something about programming. While in some cases I’ve successfully worked through a particularly difficult tool or explanation, ultimately what I’ve learned is:...