An infographic on the skills I learned during a semester of Digital Humanities.
I decided to focus my video assignment on Phil Ochs’ song “Here’s to the State of Mississippi”. Considering that I narrowed down my topic to one specific track, it really helped when it came time to gather information for the video. However, I did realize earlier on that it was going to be really easy … More Video Essay: Phils Ochs on Mississippi
TimelineJS is a media tool developed by Northwestern University Night Lab, in order to push journalism forward. It is free to use and is done through Google Drive and the Spreadsheet Template. The timeline is free to make and no fees have to be paid to the organization, and information can be re-used and modified. … More TimelineJS: A Review
Chelsea, Laura, and I decided to take our assignment and focus on the man, the myth, and the legend. We wanted to incorporate some of the information that we discussed in our annotations and wiki projects. We spent some time organizing everyone to cover specific sections and questions. My question was based on how Ochs’ … More Podcast on Ochs
On the 1967 Phil Ochs album “Pleasure of the Harbor”, the fourth track is “I’ve Had Her”. I became interested in the song after including it in my playlist assignment for last week. Initially I was confused whether the song could be some kind of love song, or a song diminishing the beautiful women with … More “I’ve Had Her”
Most protesters and activists, regardless of their passion for social justice and making a change in the world, is afflicted and driven by a little thing called “love”. In order to dedicate your life and your craft to deep issues that pain our country, there has to be a large emotional devotion to the art … More A Phil Ochs Playlist For Your Liberal Love
Tomorrow, we will be visiting the Woody Guthrie Center to tour the museum and speak with some of the archivists about the Phil Ochs Collection. The collection was given to the museum by the daughter of the musician, Meegan Lee Ochs, who entrusted the center in Tulsa with journals, music sheets, and personal papers among … More Love Me, I’m Going to the Woody Guthrie Center