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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.

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's Second Mellon Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Hamilton College a second grant for $800,000 in support of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), a research and teaching collaboration in which new media and computing technologies are used to promote humanities-based research, scholarship, and teaching – including curriculum development – across the liberal arts.

Digital Witness Symposium

The Digital Witness Symposium invites cutting-edge mediamakers, programmers and scholars to discuss how the changing digital ecology is opening up new opportunities and challenges for human rights media. This year’s symposium explores how human rights activism is increasingly turning to digital games and interactive media as a strategy for engaging new audiences.