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Class 6 Notes

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Preliminary Class Business

 

 


1. Introduction

 

David Bell, "This is What Happens When Historians Overuse the Idea of the Network" (25 Oct. 2013) –
review of Emily Rosenberg, ed., A World Connecting: 1870-1945 (2012)

 

  • Language: Linguistics, Anthropology arrow right Structuralism arrow right Deconstruction
    (Impact on the Humanities in 1960's-70's)

 

  • Probability: Math, Physics, Info Theory arrow right Topic Modeling
    Network: Sociology, Math, Info Science arrow right Network Analysis
    (Impact on the Humanities Now)

 

 


2. Our Social Network Analysis Practicums (and Questions)

 

 


3. Concept of Networks (& Social Network Analysis)

 

  • Phenomena that appear in distant reading:

          (in escalating scale of possible disturbance to humanists)

 

    • Pattern
    • Scale phenomena / Cyclical phenomena
    • Quantitative phenomena
    • Probabilistic phenomena (%)
    • [Network phenomena]

 

  • The "Network" Concept: (Google Books Ngram Viewer: "network")

 

 


   

 

 


4. Social Network Analysis in the Humanities

 

 

 


5. Readings for This Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

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