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Conceptualize

Definition

Forming (and re-forming) hypotheses and interpretive frameworks is the core creative or synthetic work of humanities scholarship.


 

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Institution(s)

Proposed/originated by:

Steve Masover

UC Berkeley

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What tools, standards, organizations, or efforts exist in this area of scholarly practice?

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http://www.interesting_thing.org


What tools, standards, organizations, or efforts are missing from this area of scholarly practice?

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What part of this area of scholarly practice is within Project Bamboo scope, and why?

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What part of this area of scholarly practice is outside Project Bamboo scope, and why?

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References

References (e.g., material from Workshop 1 notes or flipcharts)

Contributor

  • "Conceptualize the text" (ex 3 scribe notes, 1a-B)
  • "Coalesce materials which can be organized and interpreted to form an argument" (ex 3 scribe notes, 1a-C)
  • ""'Sense-making' is so fundamental to humanities scholarship ... but still Bamboo might provide a decoration of responsibility-trails and accountability for data and analysis in humanities scholarship." (1b scribe notes)
  • "The process of interpretation almost inevitably involves a process of musing, proposing (if only to oneself) an interpretive framework, musing further, seeing how the initial framework fails to sufficiently explain the subject of inquiry, reframing the interpretive framework ("rethink your field of cultural production"), and cycling through again ... as the framework is shared with others, there may be "drubbing" involved (critique) that spurs reinterpretation." (1c scribe notes, Ex 4 report-backs in general session)
  • "Always looking for the conceptual underpinnings of the text." (ex 2 scribe notes, 1d-G)
  • "Grand Narrative of Humanities Scholarship: Condensing meaning from vapor of nuance" (ex 3 scribe notes, 1d-G)

Steve Masover

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