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Classical Timeline

Posted by Classical Timeline on May 9, 2012

ClassicalTimeline is an online educational resource that seeks to introduce its visitors to the key people, events and ideas of Classical antiquity. By providing an interactive timeline that features both text and video resources, users of the website have a unique opportunity to gain an easy purview over the span and narrative of Classical history, while also being able to select more detailed information on areas that are of particular interest to them.

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Digital Environmental Humanities: An Integrative Collaboratory

Posted by Pavel Cenkl on March 12, 2012

This project is an experiment in crowd-sourced brainstorming and project development. Constructive feedback and input are encouraged! Thank you.
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The Premise:

How can the intersection of technology, humanities, and ecological thinking can yield new models of learning, research, and creative endeavor to model a dynamic knowledge ecosystem?

The Questions:

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Digitizing 'Chinese Englishmen'

Posted by Adeline Koh on February 28, 2012

This is a digital project focusing on the creation of “Asian Victorians” in Southeast Asia under British colonialism. It focuses on the digitization and annotation of the Straits Chinese Magazine, a journal produced by the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Digital Emerson: A Collective Archive

Posted by Augusta Rohrbach on February 27, 2012

Digital Emerson: A Collective Archive is a group project designed and implemented by the graduate students in "Literary History Becoming Digital" (ENGL 529):

authors: Aaron M. Moe, Adam Heidebrink , Charlie Potter, David Tagnani, Juan Carlos Flores, Jennifer Kiehne, Kellie Herson, Rachel Sanchez, Stacy Wittstock.

The seminar considered the problems -–scholarly, ethical, aesthetic, technical, and cultural-- that arise as literary studies moves away from old technologies and artifacts and is replaced or augmented by the digital.

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Forget Me Not Hypertextual Archive

Posted by Katherine D. Harris on February 24, 2012

A frames-based, static HTML scholarly edition of British literary annuals 1823-1847. The project, originally conceived as a chapter of a dissertation in 2000, contains high-resolution images of these books' table of contents, engravings, title pages, and boards. The project also lists prominent contributors from the Romantic and Victorian periods as well as tables of engravers, painters, editors, and publishers.

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Time, Routes, and Places of Nineteenth-Century Travelers: A Dynamic Interactive Map of Spain as an International Destination

Posted by Eugenia Afinoguenova on February 7, 2012

"Time, Routes, and Places of Nineteenth-Century Travelers" is dedicated to compiling, querying, visualizing, and interpreting the narratives by men and women who traveled to Spain from over ten countries of Europe and the Americas over the course of the “long” nineteenth century (1789-1914). We are mapping the itineraries of these travelers and developing a conceptual map of Spain as nineteenth-century travel destination, as visitors from different countries saw it.

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Digital Thoreau

Posted by Paul Schacht on February 3, 2012

The core of Digital Thoreau will be a TEI-encoded text of Walden enriched by scholarly annotations, links, images, and social tools that enable users to create conversations around the text.

The annotations from Walden: An Annotated Edition, edited by Thoreau biographer Walter Harding, together with digital assets from the the Thoreau Society’s Harding Collection (curated by the Thoreau Institute Library at The Walden Woods Project) provide a base layer of context on which future layers will be built.

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The Colonial Despatches of BC and Vancouver Island

Posted by Martin Holmes on January 26, 2012

This digital archive contains the original correspondence between the British Colonial Office and the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. This project aims to digitize and publish online a complete archive of the correspondence covering the period from 1846 leading to the founding of Vancouver Island in 1849, the founding of British Columbia in 1858, the annexation of Vancouver Island by British Columbia in 1866, and up to the incorporation of B.C. into the Canadian Federation in 1871.

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Digital Humanities Initiative, Hamilton College

Posted by Janet Thomas Simons on January 20, 2012

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. See our projects list at http://www.dhinitiative.org/projects/

DHi challenges the ways in which teachers and students interact, use, and create digital collections (archival holdings) through the design and implementation of new digital tools.

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Cinema and New Media Studies Minor

Posted by Janet Thomas Simons on January 20, 2012

The goal of Hamilton's Cinema and New Media Studies Program is to blend study in film history and theory while providing students opportunities to pursue their own artistic visions through the uses of new technology.

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