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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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Early Monasticism and Classical Paideia

Posted by Benjamin Ekman on March 6, 2012

In collaboration with prof. Chiara Faraggiana of the Dipartimento di Storie e Metodi per la Conservazione dei Beni Culturali of the University of Bologna and the Patristische Kommission der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, the research program is developing a database for the traditions of the Apophthehmata Patrum and related texts from the early monastic tradition.

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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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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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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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Civil War Washington

Posted by Elizabeth Lorang on January 24, 2012

Civil War Washington examines the U.S. national capital from multiple perspectives as a case study of social, political, cultural and medical/scientific transitions provoked or accelerated by the Civil War. The project draws on the methods of many fields—literary studies, history, geography, computer-aided mapping—to create a digital resource that chronicles the war's impact on the city. Troops, fugitive slaves, bureaucrats, prostitutes, actors, authors, doctors, and laborers were among those drawn to the capital by a sense of duty, desperation, or adventure.

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Walt Whitman Archive

Posted by Elizabeth Lorang on January 24, 2012

The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers. Whitman, America's most influential poet and one of the four or five most innovative and significant writers in United States history, is the most challenging of all American authors in terms of the textual difficulties his work presents.

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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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The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project

Posted by Adeline Koh on January 10, 2012

The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project is an ongoing digital research project that explores different theoretical arenas within postcolonial studies. “Postcolonial Studies” encapsulates a series of theories and methodologies that have impacted disciplines as diverse as history, literature, anthropology, sociology and political economics. Its roots stem from an intellectual imperative to radically reinterpret the histories, cultures and representation of formerly colonized peoples, a call pioneered in the 1980s by critics such as Edward Said, V.Y.

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