Interview with Belen’kii, Sergei (2015)

Analysis of Interview with Sergei Belen’kii. Conducted by Sasha Prokhorov (interviewer) and Lena Prokhorova (camera and sound) in December 2015. Transcribed and translated by ???? (Gabri will write the list of team members) in Spring 2017. Analysis written by Molly Charles in Spring 2017.   Transcription of the interview (Bailey and John will post in the media archive and create […]

Oral History and IRB Approval (January 2017)


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Donald A. Ritchie “Conducting Interviews”

Ch. 3 “Conducting Interviews.” from Doing Oral History. Oxford UP, 2003. Questions for reading:  What questions are the most useful for the interview? “Would you say …?” is this a useful format for interview questions, according to Rictchie?  Yes/no Why? (93) Who to interview first?  Why are gatekeepers useful to interview? (88)  Why do we need a preliminary […]

Linda Shopes “What is Oral History?”

Shopes, Linda. “What is Oral History?”   Questions for Reading and Discussion What is oral history, according to Linda Shopes? How do historians use oral history? What does Shopes say about the role of the interviewee? Who is the interviewer? Why is this important? What are pre-set and iconic stories? What does Shopes say about […]

NLTK Module

NTLK Book   NLTK Project Home

CSS Style Rules

Style Rules syntax CSS tutorials at w3schools Working with colors in CSS

Your First Topic Model

Let’s install Mallet and follow the instructions on the programming historian. The goal is to complete “Your First Topic Model” by October 6th.  

Topic Modelling

Read Mining the Dispatch: introduction (the whole page under the “Introduction” tab; not just the few paragraphs headed “Introduction”) and submit a 200-word response paper to this reading. How might this tool play a role in your project?  

Human Subject

According to the federal regulations 45 CFR 46.102 (Protection of Human Subjects 2009), a human subject is a “living individual about whom an investigator (whether professional or student) conducting research obtains (1) Data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or (2) Identifiable private information.”