Historias 5 – Aiala Levy

What are the digital humanities and how can it help one’s research project?

Dr. Aiala Levy of the University of Scranton speaks with Carlos Dimas about the field and the many tools available in the digital humanities. Dr. Levy also shares how she came to her research project on the imagining and creation of a mass urban public in a rapidly expanding turn-of-century São Paulo and how her personal experience and interest in digital humanities have shaped the study.

 

 

Additional resources:
Dr. Aiala Levy’s personal website
Theater’s in São Paulo, 1854-1924 (Dr. Levy on carto.com)
Alliance of Digital Humanities Organization
Digital History Resources (from the American Historical Association)
Lara Putnam, “The Transnational and the Text-Searchable: Digitized Sources and the Shadows They Cast,” American Historical Review 121, no. 2 (2016), 377-402.

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