Browsing All posts tagged under »#dh306«

Listen Now: A Response to Sea and Spar Between House of Leaves of Grass, Remix.

May 19, 2013


Our assignment was to simultaneously grok House of Leaves, Leaves of Grass, Emily Dickinson, Herman Melville, eLiterature, and hermeneutics. Onward. House of Leaves of Grass is an interactive union of the book House of Leaves and the Walt Whitman collection Leaves of Grass. The Sea and Spar Between is the original example of this kind […]

Convenience vs. Culture; A Total Loss — My Digital Comic Submission

May 17, 2013


Submitted for Jesse Stommel’s Digital Humanities class at Marylhurst University. In the past I’ve always been considered the go-to person for tech questions. That was when tech was New. Now technology and I are middle-aged, and I’ve noticed something: Middle-age is when we decline, but that’s when technology really bursts forth, showing us all up. […]

eComicFAIL: Life Imitates Art

May 16, 2013


It is decided: I can not generate a digital comic to save my life. I have frames and frames and frames, but I can’t seem to make the software work for me. Total user error, obviously, since my cohorteers are all wildly successful with it!! What I take away from this is that I have […]

What Lies Beneath What Branches Grow

May 1, 2013


written instantly, on demand, for @jessifer in his’s 😉 Critical Analysis course at Marylhurst, so forgive poorganization With The Wasteland, TS Eliot makes us think about the nature of human existence, from genesis to death and all time in between. First we see thef nothingness of winter become spring (“The Burial of The Dead”). It’s […]

x-ray reflexion

April 18, 2013


A Certain Slant of Light, Typographically Speaking

April 6, 2013


The project was vastly ambiguous, and also constrained.  Assignments like this always break my brain in the beginning.  It’s like breaking in fresh clay, I think.  In the right hands, something good will undoubtedly come out of it.  Speaking of breaking, here’s the project du jour: I could have done an Emily Dickinson variety show. But […]

#hypertext and serendipity

April 4, 2013


My daughter is 14, and very curious about my college experience. We were discussing my new #DH306 class, and how it will work for us this term. She asked me about my first assignment. I explained that I was to find a way to break something down to its elements and from them, build an […]