News

" Witness in the Era of Mass Incarceration" new book by Doran Larson, Wolcott-Bartlett Chair of Ethics and Christian Evidences

Witness in the Era of Mass Incarceration works from the premise that if the law establishes and maintains both its practical and symbolic authority on the basis of its monopoly on legally sanctioned violence and the suffering threatened and delivered by such violence, then we cannot know the full human cost or concrete moral status of any legal state without human witness to the depth and manner of suffering meted out by such violence.

Larson's American Prison Writing Archive Awarded $262K NEH Grant

Doran Larson, Wolcott-Bartlett Professor of Literature & Creative Writing and project director of the American Prison Writing Archive (APWA) at the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), has been awarded $262,000 by the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH).  This grant is the largest NEH grant awarded solely to a Hamilton College faculty member in 17 years.

Poehler_Eumachia.jpg

A Robot Named Bridget by Hannah McLean

A Robot Named Bridget

(and what she means for the future of archaeology).

by Hannah McLean, DHi Intern

I made a new friend Monday night, March 6, 2017. Her name is Bridget, and she’s a tiny robot who lives inside a virtual version of the DHi lab. I spent about five minutes tossing an orange ball across the table and watching it bounce to the floor as Bridget chased after it. The future is now.

DHi Chapter Publication: "Collaborations in Liberal Arts Colleges in Support of Digital Humanities"

DHi announces its latest publication, "Collaborations in Liberal Arts Colleges in Support of Digital Humanities," published as a chapter in IGI Global's "Technology-Centered Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations."

ILiADS.org

Mellon Foundation Awards $40K Grant for ILiADS Conference

Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS): Sustaining InnovationThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a one time, $40,000 grant to Hamilton College, in collaboration with the College of Wooster, to support the second Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS.org) conference, which will be held at Hamilton College on July 24-29, 2016.

NEH Institute: "Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies"

Summer 2016 NEH ODH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies:
An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice for Africana Studies

5-26 June 2016 & 14-16 April 2017

Institute Website: http://nehspaceandplaceblstinstitute.org/