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I'm an assistant research professor of African American Studies at Penn State. I'm also the managing director of the PSU Center for Black Digital Research (#DigBlk !).  I co-direct the Colored Conventions Project and Douglass Day . I'm ...

AP Forum: “Locating the Practices of Editors in Multi-Ethnic Periodicals”

“Locating the Practices of Editors in Multi-Ethnic Periodicals” Coming in 2021 American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography Co-editors: Jim Casey & Sarah H. Salter Jim Casey & Sarah Salter “Challenges and O...

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I'm always more than happy to talk about your old & new projects, or to see if we can hold a workshop on digital scholarship at your campus. For those or any other reasons, you can contact me in these places: E-mail: jimccasey1 at gmail dot com ...

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Jim Casey is an assistant research professor of African American Studies and the founding managing director of the Center for Black Digital Research at Penn State. He earned his PhD in English at the University of Delaware and held a postdoctoral...

Public + Digital Humanities

  The Colored Conventions Project , co-director, 2012-present. Douglass Day , 2017-present, director.  ENAP | Editorial Networks of the Antebellum African American Press , 2016-2018. (companion to dissertation ) Black DH Projects ...

2017-18 Reading Group

What can the public digital humanities be? Convened by Jim Casey Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton University This year, the CDH will convene a reading group to explore the public digital humanities. The group is open to all levels of expertise...

Puerto Rico Map-a-thons

Description of events on Oct 18 & Nov 16, 2017 Next week, we are holding an event on the Princeton campus to assist relief efforts in Puerto Rico and other areas impacted by recent disasters. Many aid groups report difficulty delivering much-needed...

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, April 2014

[Event held April 2014] Announcing UD's 1st Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on April 26, 11-4pm in ISE Labs Wikipedia:Meetup Page for the event     UDaily Coverage of the event Over the last decade, Wikipedia has become the world’s de-facto ref...

Diet Digital Humanities

Diet DH is a campus-wide reading group at the University of Delaware. Each meeting is 30 minutes; never more than 30 minutes to prepare. We welcome all students, staff, faculty, and folks from the community. Sign up at bit.ly/DietDH  or just ...

Research

Publications Note: the most updated version is likely on my CV page .  Forthcoming Casey, Jim, and Sarah H. Salter. “Introduction, Locating the Practices of Editors in Multi-Ethnic Periodicals.” American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Crit...

“Periodicals, Editorship, Race and Ethnicity”

Edit August 4, 2016: Our session has been selected to be included in the 2017 MLA Convention Presidential Theme, "Boundary Conditions." Edit May 19, 2016: Accepted! By Sarah H. Salter and Jim Casey      (For the MLA Convention in Philadelphia on...

Dissertation Abstract

Editing Forms: The Emergence of Editorship in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Periodicals This page contains the dissertation's (1) abstract; (2) table of contents; (3) committee members; and (4) companion website. Abstract Editing Forms charts t...

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Teaching

For inquiries about digital humanities workshops or consultations, please contact me here . Each class page contains reading lists, tutorials, and more. Or see my mini-textbook, "Recipes for Public Digital Projects" (bit.ly/pdh-recipes ). "Weird...

Digital Humanities Workshop

Varieties of digital humanities projects:  My fuzzy categories: Texts text encoding: The Walt Whitman Archive & Women Writer’s Project text mining: Quantifying Kissenger text collation: Vincent Van Gogh Letters text an...

Public Projects with Omeka - Loyola (2017)

Held August 3-4, 2017 Loyola Notre Dame Library Loyola University Maryland Slides http://bit.ly/loyola-omeka-2017 Brief Schedule Day 1 9:00 - 10:15 - Introductions and Example Projects 10:15 - 10:30 - Break 10:30 - 12:00...

HILT 2017

Black Publics in the Humanities: Critical and Collaborative DH Projects (This course ran in 2017. For future courses, see dhtraining.org .) Table of Contents Course Description Pre-Course Readings Slides Documents Datasets...

Intro to Digital Humanities Spring 2018

Spring 2018 HUM 346 TuTh, 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Contact Dr. Jim Casey Center for Digital Humanities Firestone Library, Floor B Office Hours: Tuesday 3-5pm; Thursday 12-1pm; or by appt. Email: jccasey@princeton.edu Twitter: @jimccasey1 Course...

Grant Writing Guide

I've joked that writing grants is a mix of speculative fiction, jigsaw puzzles, and math. To that end, here are a few resources that help with the process of writing and developing proposals for grants in the humanities. Grants are a very social process:...

HILT 2018

Spaces and Stories in the Black Public Humanities June 2018 - University of Pennsylvania DESCRIPTION In this course, we will discuss the projects, questions, and theories circulating in the growing community of Black Digital Humanities. These ideas...

Weird Data (Spring 2019)

Freshman Seminar 154 Center for Digital Humanities Center for Statistics & Machine Learning Spring 2019, Thursdays 1:30 – 4:20 PM Come and explore the wide world of data. Learn to read datasets, first with examples drawn from historical and l...

HNY Digital Humanities Workshop

Humanities New York Dec 11, 2018 Slides: bit.ly/hny-dh-2017 Jim Casey Center for Digital Humanities Princeton University twitter: @jimccasey1 Slides from the workshop: bit.ly/hny-dh-2017 Digital humanities in the wild NEH Office...

My Basics for DH

A space to collect all of my materials related to the digital humanities in all its infinite varieties. See also a page with all of my DH scholarship.  Sections on this page: Digital humanities in the wild Data Viz Tools & Resources Grant ...

Rewriting New York City

(Fall 2013) COURSE DESCRIPTION: I imagine this course as a semester-length stroll through New York City. Along our stroll, we will meet the writers, rappers, activists, politicians, billionaires, computer programmers, philosophers, bartenders, and...

Prompt: Walking Tour of New York City

(This was the final assignment of Jim Casey's Fall 2013 honors course at the University of Delaware, "Rewriting New York City.") In this last assignment of the semester, you will translate the argument and evidence used in your research paper into a...