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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.

Abhishek Amar and Lauren Scutt present at Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference

Abhishek Amar, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, and Lauren Scutt '16, double majoring in Religious Studies & Psychology, presented, "Archiving Hindu Gaya: Temples, Shrines and Images of a scared center in India" on November 15 at the Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference panel "Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Faculty Research" at Bucknell College in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania November 14-16, 2014.

Nieves at Amherst: Digital Humanities as Restorative Social Justice

On Wed, Oct. 29th, DHi Co-Director Angel David Nieves will present a lecture at Amherst College titled "Digital Humanities as Restorative Social Justice: Virtual Heritage, 3D Reconstructions and South Africa’s Township Histories."  This lecture will take place at 4:30pm in Amherst's Friendly Reading Room, Frost Library.

Fifth Annual Digital Witness Symposium

On Wed., October 1st, Hamilton College will host the first of two events in the fifth annual Digital Witness Symposium event. The event will be held at 127 Kirner-Johnson Hall at 7pm. This year’s symposium will focus on how activists, media-makers and designers are using digital code and software design to reengineer the very possibilities of human rights media.

Beloved Witness Project: Agha Shahid Ali and Kashmir Symposium

DHi and Hamilton College will host the Beloved Witness Project: Agha Shahid Ali and Kashmir Symposium on Sept 19 - 20, celebrating the life, work, and influence of the poet and teacher Agha Shahid Ali. A former Hamilton College professor, National Book Award nominee, and beloved poet of Kashmir and America, Shahid brought to our attention not only a global perspective on poetic language and forms, but also a profound respect for poetry’s importance in the world.

DHi CLASS Scholar - Kerri Grimaldi

Kerri Grimaldi is an English major at Hamilton College. As a DHi CLASS scholar, she is working with Professor Patricia O'Neill on The Beloved Witness project--a collaborative digital archive featuring the works of Kashmiri American poet, Agha Shahid Ali. Kerri is utilizing the archive to study the influence of Emily Dickinson's poetry on Shahid's.