Distant reading. . .

Task:  Write a short post, considering how distant reading might apply to your individual projects. Right now I don’t see distant reading connecting to my churchscape project as it currently stands.  I see potential for distant reading with other work I’m doing, but I am painfully aware that I don’t …

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Thoughts on non-textual sources

Music:  While I have used music in my teaching for at least one class period in most of my classes each semester, Mike O’Malley’s presentations provided some new tools and ideas for providing more sophisticated and frequent work with sound.  I will definitely use the national jukebox in my US …

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Churchscape: Clay County, MN

In this project I plan to develop a website examining the churchscape of Clay County, Minnesota.  The concept of churchscape includes considering not only the physical church structures/houses ofworship, but also the social, cultural, political and economic significance of the communities who worshipped there.I hope to begin by mapping locations of church buildings …

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