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Religious History and Religious Studies Syllabi from the Past Semester
Poster: Teaching Graduate Students to Code
htmlwidgets Package for R
Interview with the Setup
Interview at Uses This
USAboundaries Package for R
Visualizing RRCHNM Projects and People
An API Client for Omeka in R
Preliminary Reading List for Religion and Capitalism
Gender package now on CRAN
TopoJSON in R with rgdal
The First Draft Podcast
A Vagrant Development Environment for R
CShapes: Historical Country Boundaries for R
Two New Classes for the Spring
Contours of Conversion to Catholicism in the Nineteenth Century
Timothy Larsen on The Noah Sphinx
Review of The Age of Atheists
Syllabus for Programming for Historians
Visualizing Presbyterian Statistics Through One Hundred Years
Map projections and the historical imagination
Mapping the spread of American slavery
Resources for Mapping US Boundaries Over Time
The Two Purposes of Book Reviews
A better map of slavery in 1860
Joining George Mason University
A Figure Plugin for Jekyll
Charting Faculty Salaries by Discipline, Rank, and Institution
The Return of the Longue Durée in American Religious History
Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Gender
Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Cleaning the Data Again
Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Location
Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Page Counts by University
Analyzing historical history dissertations: page counts
How to Use Knitr with a Rakefile
Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Limitations of the Data
Analyzing Historical History Dissertations: Beginnings
Using a Global Rakefile with Pandoc
Ghostery on Your Machine: Stop Sites from Tracking You


Aggregating Positions on Maps by Manipulating the Data
How I Got Started as a Digital Humanist
From the Rivers of Water to the River of Dark Dreams
Adjusting Maps of Religion for Population (A Failed Experiment?)
Historical Religion Data in the NHGIS and What You Can Do with It
THATCamp AAR Workshop: Data Analysis for Humanists
THATCamp NE Workshop: How to Use a Database for Historical Research
Lower Resolution Shapefiles of Historic State Boundaries
Maps of Catholic Dioceses in the US, Canada, and Mexico, Take Two
Learning How to Teach History in a Digital Age
Some Thoughts on Getting Started with Ubuntu Linux
Shapefiles of Historic U.S. State Boundaries for Use in R
How to Make Prudent Choices About Your Tools
Quantifying the ATS: Using Library Catalog Data for Historical Research
My Take on the Git Commit Logger
Atlases of American Religion, Print and Digital
Spotlight on the Digital Humanities at GMU’s THATCamp Prime
Maps of Catholic Dioceses in the US, Canada, and Mexico
Where Are the Histories of American Irreligion?
Convert Markdown Files to PDF with Rake and Pandoc
Break Out of Your Lack-of-Feedback Loop
Grab a Web Page in Plain Text with Markdownifier
Baptist ‘Receipts’ for Burns and Blood
Using R to Chart the Historical Demography of American Judaism
Clarence Walworth’s Incontrovertible Baptism
Catalog Search Plugin for Omeka Released
Jacob Dorman on the Rise of Black Israelite Religions
A First Look at the Digital Public Library of America
Converts in Your Classroom
America’s Most (and Least) Religious Cities
Interview about Digital Projects and the Dissertation at the Junto
Contributors Solicited for the Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia
Newman on the Sorrow of Writing a Conversion Narrative
Introducing the American Converts Database
The Challenge of Translating 10 PRINT to Ruby
Two Computers, One Keyboard and Mouse with Synergy
Nineteenth-Century American Religion: A Digital History Seminar
Boston Digital Humanities News
The Slate Window Manager for Mac Power Users
Learn R with Twotorials
Chronology in the Margins of George Bancroft’s Narrative
Why There Are So Few Books on African Americans as Evangelicals
Parsing TEI Files in Ruby with Nokogiri
TEI Boilerplate for Getting Started with TEI
The Kindle Paperwhite Reviewed: Device and Ecosystem
Getting Back to Getting Things Done
John McPhee on structure and his text-editor
Panelists Wanted: DH Methods in the Traditional Dissertation
Mills Kelly on the History Curriculum in 2023
Empowering the Humanities speaker series at Wentworth
Telling Stories at the AHA
Jewish Converts to Catholicism and Jewish-Catholic Reconciliation
Boston-Area Days of Digital Humanities
Initial Thoughts from the AHA / ASCH / ACHA