So-called politics of respectability are dangerous because it does not matter if someone did do drugs, was argumentative, did wear their pants “too low,” or whatever, that is no reason to kill a (Black) person. #Blacklivesmatter. Be sure to… Read More ›
Data makes for some uniquely powerful and important studies. Word Clouds are one tool among many used in the field of Digital Humanities. In Word Clouds the bigger the word, the more often the word appears in the original text. This two part… Read More ›
First Inaugural Address of George Washington, April, 30, 1789 Second Inaugural Address of George Washington, March 4, 1793 Inaugural Address of John Adams, Saturday, March 4, 1797 First Inaugural Address of Thomas Jefferson, March 4, 1801 Second Inaugural Address of Thomas Jefferson, March… Read More ›
Lately, I have been thinking about the difference between “blessed” and “lucky.” While both are important in at least that they recognize things happen beyond a person’s own agency, both have completely different meanings and larger suggestions and both vastly… Read More ›
“Traditional” embodies indirect notions of who should have power.