The Digital Humanities initiative (DHi) at Hamilton College is a collaboratory - digital parlance for a research and teaching collaboration - where new media and computing technologies are used to promote humanities-based teaching, research, and scholarship across the liberal arts.

DHi creates opportunities for new interdisciplinary models and methods of collaboration between faculty and students.

These activities support a fundamental shift in humanities research, leveraging the potential of technology to access and manipulate rich media collections in ways that increase collaborative scholarship (not only within Hamilton humanities but also, potentially, with other institutions around the world) and lead to the generation of new knowledge.

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Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS) - CFP

In the summer of 2015, from July 26 to August 2, a partnership of 23 liberal arts institutions will host ILiADS, the Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship, at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. ILiADS offers participants two ways to engage the community of liberal arts practitioners and pedagogues: a team- and project-based approach and a more traditional conference structure. Those interested in the project-based component, with ideas or teams at any stage (or no stage!) of development, are encouraged to let our planning consultants guide their participation.  
Lord and Grimaldi present at Bucknell's Digital Scholarship Conference

Janet Simons, Gregory Lord, and Kerri Grimaldi present at Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference

Janet Simons Co-director Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), Gregory Lord DHi Lead Designer & Software Engineer, and Hamilton Senior Kerri Grimaldi '15, presented DHi's undergraduate fellowship program CLASS as part of a roundtable on Institutional Models for Digital Scholarship and Collaboration at Bucknell's Digital Scholarship Conference November 14-16, 2014. Some of the highlights of the talk emphasized the roles played by multiple partners on campus including members of DHi's Collection Development Team.

Nieves and Jaksch Featured in the Journal for Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

Drs. Marla Jaksch (TCNJ; DHi Networked Faculty Fellow) and Angel David Nieves (DHi) are special guest editors for Issue 6 (2014) of the Journal for Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, “Intersections of Heritage, Development, Digital Technologies, & Pedagogy in Africa & the African Diaspora.”  Recent scholarship in development studies has highlighted the importance of new digital technologies as tools for furthering social justice while at the same time revealing continued economic and educational inequalities across the African Diaspora.