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"Admission All Classes": Entertainment for the Masses 1850 - 1950

This project was a Knowledge Transfer Award, held between the University of Sheffield and Blackpool Council. "Admission All Classes" aimed to disseminate the history of fairground, music hall, circus and sea-side entertainments at the UK's premier entertainment resort and thereby revitalise its entertainment and cultural industry quarter. The project hosted ten themed events over a series of themed weekends between July 2007 and October 2008 including film, dance and acrobatics, theatre, and circus.

Dance Studies, Drama and Theatre Studies, Music N/A 9 Apr 2015
"It was forty years ago today...": Locating the Early History of Performance Art in Wales 1965-1979

The project examines how performance art histories are constructed, paying particular attention to the development of the art form in the context of Wales.

History, Cultural Policy, Arts management and the creative industries, Visual Arts N/A 9 Apr 2015
"Múin Béarla do na Leanbháin": Migration as a Prism for Viewing Ethnolinguistic Vitality in Northern Ireland

A majority of research on language in Nothern Ireland (NI) has focused on deepening our understanding of the history and contemporary diversity of the languages and dialects spoken by the major ethnic groups (Roman Catholics and Protestants). There have been heated debates surrounding the linguistic heritages of these communities (Irish Gaelic and Ulster Scots) and the scholarly focus reflects aspects of the social conflict endured by its population for much of the twentieth century.

Dialectology, Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition, Heritage Languages, Irish English N/A 3 Apr 2015
'A Shaky Truce': Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-1980

“‘A Shaky Truce’: Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-1980” re-tells the story of American civil rights activism from the perspective of Starkville, Mississippi, using oral history interviews with residents who remember how court imposed desegregation forced the town confront its racial inequities. Photos, newspapers, correspondences, and materials from the Mississippi State University Libraries’ archives and interviewees’ personal collections contextualize the interviews.

African-American History, American history Peer review, Proofreading 24 Mar 2016
'Peterloo' and Percy Shelley's 'The Mask of Anarchy'

This project explores the intersections of the social, literary, and graphic history of the 1819 massacre in St. Peter’s Field in Manchester, England, when cavalry under orders from local magistrates charged into a peaceful crowd of reform-seeking protesters. They killed fifteen and injured hundreds of men, women, and children. It later came to light that many of the cavalry were intoxicated. Outrage at the government filled popular media.

literature, History N/A 14 Nov 2011
'Remembering': Victims, Survivors and Commemoration in Post-conflict Northern Ireland

This section within the CAIN Web site (cain.ulster.ac.uk) contains an extensive on-line digital Archive of source materials and information on the topics of victims, survivors and commemoration in Northern Ireland. Information contained in the Archive helps to document the process by which society in Northern Ireland has so far addressed these complex issues and will be of interest not only to an academic audience but also to policy makers, non-governmental organisations, community leaders and others.

History N/A 9 Apr 2015
1641 Depositions

The aim of this three-year project (2007-2010) is to transcribe and digitise the ‘1641 Depositions’, a unique historical source housed in the TCD Library, The collection comprises some 3,100 personal statements, in which mainly protestant men and women of all classes told of their experiences at the outbreak of the rebellion by the catholic Irish in 1641. This material, collected by government-appointed commissioners over the course of a decade, runs to approximately 19,000 pages.

History N/A 30 Apr 2015
18th-Century Parliamentary Papers

During the eighteenth century the British Parliament ruled over one of the most powerful nations on earth. The matters it debated ranged from the minutely personal, such as individual divorce cases or family financial affairs, through the local, for example the construction or roads or harbours, to matters of the most central national importance, like electoral reform, wars and treaties, catholic emancipation or law and order.

History, Law N/A 9 Apr 2015
18thConnect

A sister-organization for NINES, 18thConnect gathers together a community of scholars that shapes the world of digital resources. Our main concerns are:

British literature, American Literature, Eighteenth-century studies Other 25 Aug 2011
19

19 is the first scholarly, refereed web journal dedicated to advancing interdisciplinary study in the long nineteenth century. Based at Birkbeck College, under the general editorship of Professor Hilary Fraser (Geoffrey Tillotson Chair, Birkbeck College, University of London), 19 aims to extend the activities of the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies by making the high quality, original scholarship presented at its regular conferences, symposia and other events available to an international audience.

English Language and Literature N/A 9 Apr 2015
19th Century Pamphlets Online

The aim of the project was to provide researchers, teachers and learners with online access to significant collections of 19th century pamphlets held within UK research libraries. The project drew on the pamphlet holdings of seven research libraries (Bristol, Durham, Liverpool, LSE, Manchester, Newcastle and UCL), choosing collections that focused on the political, social and economic issues of the day.

History N/A 9 Apr 2015
19th- and Early 20th-Century Annotated Editions of String Music: Bibliographical Problems, Editorial Content and Implications for Performance Practice

Nineteenth and early twentieth-century annotated editions of earlier string music have generally been scorned in recent decades by performers, even those who specialise in historically-informed performance, and have received little attention from scholars. Greater emphasis has been placed on Urtexts, which seek to present the composer's approved notation as the authoritative text of the work.

Music N/A 9 Apr 2015
3D Reconstruction of the Unbuilt Project Pont destiné à réunir la France à l’Italie (1829) by Henri Labrouste

Henri Labrouste (1801-75) is best known as the architect of two important public buildings in Paris, both libraries. The Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, completed in 1851, demonstrated Labrouste's unconventional use of classical elements, much disputed at the time, and his structural innovation of introducing an exposed iron frame. The Bibliothèque Nationale, completed in the year of his death, is renowned for its eclectic reading room reminiscent of a Seljuk mosque: a light, top-lit round space with slender cast-iron columns, which support a multitude of small domes.

History, Architecture: History, Theory & Practice, Visual Arts N/A 8 Apr 2015
A 'Time-Capsule' for the Google Generation: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English

DECTE is an amalgamation of the existing Newcastle Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (NECTE) created between 2001 and 2005 (http://research.ncl.ac.uk/necte), and NECTE2, a collection of interviews conducted in the Tyneside area since 2007. It thereby constitutes a rare example of a publicly available on-line corpus presenting dialect material spanning five decades.

Corpus Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Historical Studies, computing, Digital Humanities N/A 3 Apr 2015
A Bilingual On-line Bibliography of Welsh-English Literary Translations

"BWLET.net is the first comprehensive listing of Welsh-English literary translation from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to the present day.

Modern Languages N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Catalogue of Medieval British Manuscripts Containing Commentaries on Aristotle

This is a series of definitive Latin texts which are essential for the study of medieval British thought; some of which are to be published online.

History N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Corpus of Scottish Medieval Parish Churches

Apart from a few widely known examples, such as Edinburgh St Giles or Perth St John, the medieval parish churches of Scotland are very rarely dealt with in discussions of architecture in Britain in the Middle Ages. This is largely because they have never been systematically studied as a body, and there is surprisingly little knowledge of how much of medieval date survives. Indeed, it became clear some years ago that even the Church of Scotland itself was largely unaware of the medieval origins of the core of its stock of parish churches.

History, Architecture: History, Theory & Practice N/A 8 Apr 2015
A corpus-based study of speech, thought and writing presentation in contemporary spoken British English

The Lancaster Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation Spoken Corpus has been built as part of an AHRB-funded project to investigate the nature of speech, writing and thought presentation (SW&TP) in contemporary spoken British English.

English Language and Literature, Modern Languages, Linguistics N/A 8 Apr 2015
A critical and bibliographical study of stars in modern French film

An invaluable research resource in an exciting new area of French cultural studies the site comprises profiles of nearly 200 Francophone film stars, film descriptions and a database of references of press, radio and television coverage of Francophone film celebrities between 1949 and the present day. Publications selected for the database give a broad social and cultural perspective on film stars and the star concept. General mass-market titles like Paris-Match and Voici are complemented by titles conceived along the lines of gender, sexuality and age.

History, Media, Visual Arts N/A 8 Apr 2015
A critical edition of the Acts and Monuments by John Foxe

John Foxe’s famous ‘Book of Martyrs’ is a foundation text for the English Reformation. Its vision has profoundly influenced English culture. This project completes the task of making the whole of Foxe’s text available in an innovative on-line edition in which specialists and non-specialists alike can appreciate the ways in which Foxe sought to counter his critics, absorb new materials, and justify the protestant reformation to his contemporaries. In Books 1-9, Foxe put this reformation into its deeper historical, ecclesiastical and theological perspective.

English Language and Literature, History, Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies N/A 8 Apr 2015
A critical edition of the poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym

An AHRC-funded project 2002-7 which produced a digital edition of the work of Dafydd ap Gwilym (a Welsh poet of the 14th century). The work consists of 171 poems, almost all of which survive in manuscripts between 100 and 200 years later than their original composition, and bear signs of textual corruption deriving from oral transmission. Original texts have been restored as far as possible (bearing in mind that the poet's compositions may not have had an entirely fixed form).

Modern Languages N/A 9 Apr 2015
A critical study of the Bailun, Aryadeva's 'Treatise in One Hundred Verses' (Sata sastra)

The project began as a translation and critical study of the Hundred Treatise, a Madhyamika Buddhist text in Chinese attributed to Aryadeva (Taisho Shinshu Daizokyo Vol.30, no. 1569). Investigation of this text ultimately required translation of a far larger text, T1571 (Aryadeva's 'Extended Hundred Treatise' which corresponds to part of the Catuhsataka or 'Four Hundred (stanzas) Treatise'.

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies N/A 8 Apr 2015
A database for provenance research of Chinese works of art, piloting the Burrell Collection

The outcome of the project is a compilation of sources for provenance research of Chinese works of art, for use by institutions and researchers. Using The Burrell Collection in Glasgow as a pilot, the project documents records relating to dealers and collectors who specialised in Chinese art during the first half of the twentieth century.

History, Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies, Community Arts (including Art and Health) N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Descriptive Catalogue of the James M. Carpenter Collection of Traditional Song and Drama

The James Madison Carpenter Collection of Traditional Song and Drama is one of the most important and extensive collections of its kind. The bulk of it comprises British material which Carpenter (1888-1983), a Harvard graduate, gathered in the period 1928-35. The remainder comprises material gathered from various parts of the USA and probably dates from immediately after this period.

Dance Studies, Drama and Theatre Studies, English Language and Literature, Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies, Music N/A 8 Apr 2015
A digital edition of the Commedia of Dante Alighieri, part two

This edition will provide full transcripts, images, collations and textual commentaries for seven key early texts of the Commedia, together with the full text of two important modern editions, and will be a landmark in Dante studies. This project will develop full electronic transcripts of the whole Commedia in these seven manuscripts (some 110,000 words in each). It will collate the seven manuscripts against each other and the two print editions, word by word, to create a full record of all agreements and disagreements, generating around one million pieces of information.

N/A 9 Apr 2015
A digital edition of the Vernon Manuscript (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Eng.poet.a.1)

The Vernon Manuscript (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Eng. poet.a.1) is the biggest and most important surviving late medieval English manuscript. An extensive collection of Middle English religious literature (and some French and Latin), and lavishly illuminated, it is potentially an incomparable resource for art historians, codicologists, palaeographers, literary and cultural historians, linguists, and editors. However, access is currently extremely limited for conservation reasons and because of the sheer scale of the volume (the text is two and a half as long as Tolstoy's War and Peace).

English Language and Literature N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Digital Library of Core e-Resources on Ireland

This project fills a critical gap in the provision of research and learning resources in Irish studies. The content comes from an unparalleled grouping of collaboration - collectively the partners hold an unrivalled range of printed research materials that are simply not available to the academic community in such critical mass elsewhere. The project will make the resources in the partner institutions more accessible to a wider audience.

English Language and Literature, Modern Languages N/A 9 Apr 2015
A Digital Pop-Up: Latino/a Mobility in California

The Latino/a Mobility Digital Pop-up was an open-air installation launching the Scalar web exhibition, Latina and Latino Mobility in 20th Century California. Drawing upon digital archives and original photographic collections held at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale, the pop-up engaged ethnic studies students in curating Latino/a histories of migration and creating visually rich-projects that can co-exist on a web platform and the built environment through digital projection. 

American history, Latina/o Studies, Public Humanities N/A 23 Jan 2016
A historical corpus of the Welsh language

The Historical Corpus of the Welsh Language 1500-1850 is a collection of Welsh texts from the period 1500-1850 in an electronic format. It is the result of a project to encode Welsh texts of the period funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB Resource Enhancement Award RE11900) in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Cambridge between 2001 and 2004. The project's Principle Investigator was David Willis, while Ingo Mittendorf was the project's Research Associate.

Modern Languages, Linguistics N/A 30 Apr 2015
A Key to English Place-Names

"A Key to English Place-Names is a database maintained at the Institute for Name-Studies, School of English, The University of Nottingham. It is intended to provide an up-to-date guide to the interpretation of the names of England's cities, towns and villages, drawing on the work of the English Place-Name Society (itself housed within the institute) and other researchers.Readers are encouraged (by a 'Your Comments' box beside each name) to offer comments on the appropriateness of otherwise of the etymologies (e.g.

English Language and Literature N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Linguistic 'Time-Capsule': The Newcastle Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English

The Newcastle Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (NECTE) resource amalgamated and future-proofed two discrete sets of spoken data including recordings from people born within the Tyneside conurbation between 1890 and 1970. The overarching aim was to improve access to and promote the re-use of NECTE by producing an electronic public database resource in a variety of aligned formats which can be accessed according to user need via a gatekeeping system so as to fully comply with the Data Protection Act.

English Language and Literature, Linguistics N/A 8 Apr 2015
A revised and augmented edition of P H Sawyer's catalogue of Anglo-Saxon charters

"Peter Sawyer’s Anglo-Saxon Charters: an Annotated List and Bibliography was first published in 1968. It provided a comprehensive, systematic and accurate guide to the entire corpus of charters, and immediately transformed the study of the subject. Charters were previously known by their numbers in the great nineteenth-century editions by Kemble (KCD) and Birch (BCS); now they are invariably known by their number in ‘Sawyer’, e.g. S 876. The revision and updating of Sawyer’s catalogue began in the early 1990s.

History N/A 8 Apr 2015
A scholarly digital edition of Codex Sinaiticus, published on the internet

This project has created a full scholarly digital edition of Codex Sinaiticus, one of the two oldest Greek Bibles and the oldest complete New Testament, arguably the most important of all surviving ancient manuscripts. It is part of a larger project to bring together all surviving leaves of the manuscript, divided among four different countries, into a virtual whole, and to provide access at every level from the general reader to the most advanced scholar.

Classics and Ancient History, History, Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies N/A 9 Apr 2015
A searchable, standards based catalogue of the Calum Maclean collection of Gaelic oral narrative

The Calum Maclean Collection Online Catalogue Project aims to make a major collection of material central to Scottish Ethnology available in digital form as an accessible and flexible research resource. The collection consists of over 13,000 manuscript pages of transcriptions of Gaelic folklore and song from the fieldwork of Calum Iain Maclean (1915-1960) carried out mainly in the Scottish Hebrides as well as in the Scottish Mainland Highlands. Primarily the collection consists of tale-texts together with full-length autobiographies from two major storytellers.

English Language and Literature, History N/A 9 Apr 2015
A Shaky Truce’: Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-1980

A Shaky Truce’: Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-1980 is a digital public history website that tells the story of American civil rights activism in Starkville and at Mississippi State University (MSU), the state’s land-grant institution, by using oral history interviews with community residents who remember how court imposed desegregation forced the town and university to confront its racial inequities.

American history N/A 25 Oct 2016
A Shape Retrieval System for Watermark Images

The Institute for Image Data Research and the Conservation Unit, School of Humanities, within the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, were awarded funds by the Arts and Humanities Research Board to undertake this project, which ran from 1st October 2000 to 31st March 2002.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The overall aim of the project was to research a variety of techniques designed to improve the accessibility of historical watermark images in paper to researchers and scholars.

Our specific objectives were:

Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies, Community Arts (including Art and Health) N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Supplement to the Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

This electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language (eDIL) is a digital edition of the complete contents of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of the Irish Language based mainly on Old and Middle Irish materials. The eDIL team is now beginning the task of revising the content of the Dictionary itself. In order to permit meaningful searches of the Dictionary, the digital text has been marked up in Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) following the guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) for Print Dictionaries.

Modern Languages N/A 9 Apr 2015
A Tibetan woman-lama and her reincarnations: a study of the bSam-sdings rDor-je phag-mo (15th-21st century)

In 15th-century Tibet, the princess Chokyi Dronma was recognised as the reincarnation of the tantric goddess Dorje Phagmo (Skt Vajravarahi); she was the first of a famous line of female reincarnations that has continued up to the present day at the Samding monastery. These women have embodied a tradition of female leadership (religious, and sometimes political) both in ancient and modern Tibet. This project has involved translating and studying the relevant Tibetan sources that are available in Tibet and the UK.

N/A 9 Apr 2015
A trial electronic edition of the Preface to 'Ancrene Wisse' for the Early English Text Society

The project involved the development of a trial electronic edition of a short Middle English work, the 'Preface' to the thirteenth-century rule for recluses 'Ancrene Wisse', in conjunction with the Humanities Computing Development Team at Oxford, to work out an 'EETS template' which could serve as a model for electronic versions of future EETS editions. Since this is a prose work (the great majority of electronic editions of Middle English works are of verse texts) surviving in several manuscripts, it constituted a relatively demanding project.

English Language and Literature N/A 8 Apr 2015
A typology of defectiveness

An important design feature of language is the ‘productive pattern’. We have enjoy ~ enjoyed, agree ~ agreed, and many others. Even if the pattern is not fully regular, there will be a form available, as in understand ~ understood. Surprisingly, this principle is sometimes violated, a phenomenon known as ‘defectiveness’, which means there a gap in a word’s set of forms.

Linguistics N/A 8 Apr 2015
A Vision of Britain through Time

This website presents the history of Great Britain through places between 1801 and 2001. It includes maps, statistical trends, a gazetteer of British administrative units, on-line versions of a selection of tables and early printed text from some of the published Census Reports as well as historical descriptions of places and journeys. The site is free to use and does not require any registration.

History N/A 9 Apr 2015
A web-mounted database of mid-Victorian wood engraved illustration

This is a digital database of at least nearly 900 wood engravings from periodicals and books published in the 'golden age' of illustration: the mid-nineteenth century. Taking 1862 as a sample year, the database draws on two major collections: the periodical illustrations of the 1860s and 70s in the School of Art Museum and Gallery, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and the Forrest Reid collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. These important collections are currently under-exploited and accessible only to scholars in Britain.

English Language and Literature, History, Community Arts (including Art and Health) N/A 8 Apr 2015
Access to Russian Music: Catalogue of published works: Serge Prokofiev Archive, Centre for Russian Music

"The Serge Prokofiev Archive is the only archive in the world wholly dedicated to this composer. Established at Goldsmiths College in 1994, the Archive owes its existence to the initiative of Mme Lina Prokofiev, the composer's first wife, who set up the Serge Prokofiev Foundation (Charitable trust No. 326370), with the objective of furthering the knowledge and study of Prokofiev's life and work.

Music N/A 8 Apr 2015
Acta of King Henry I

This project aims to create a critical edition of the acta of King Henry I of England, and so provide a fundamental research tool for the history of the central middle ages whose absence has been lamented for decades past. The edition will integrate with the texts the contextual information on government and local affairs essential to the interpretation of the documents, and will provide a diplomatic analysis of the acta illuminating their form and use. It will therefore allow more informed and sophisticated use of the texts by non-specialists than has previously been possible.

History N/A 8 Apr 2015
Activated Space: the transformation of internal spaces to become audible and interactive

Activated Space is a proposal to develop and present a series of installations that alter an architectural space to allow its resonant frequencies to become audible and interactive. The proposal combines elements from sculpture, electronic media, music, architecture and acoustics.

research questions:

Primary:
How can active listening be encouraged?
How does our awareness of acoustic surroundings influence our perceptions?
What happens if you magnify the sound of a room?

Media, Music, Architecture: History, Theory & Practice N/A 4 Jun 2015
Adams Timeline

Spanning the years 1735 to 1889, the Adams Timeline is a searchable collection of key events and happenings in the lives of 2nd U.S. President John, First Lady Abigail Adams and three succeeding generations of their immediate family. Members of the Adams family were deeply involved a

American history, Data Visualization, American history and culture N/A 9 Mar 2015
Adapting Modernism (tentative)

I'd like to start a digital project--part collaborative forum, part archive, part teaching tool--regarding adaptations and remediations of literary works. I'm not seeing this as a blog or compendium per se, but more as a diverse, interactive resource for teachers and students involved in courses featuring literary texts and adaptations of them (e.g, film, graphic novel, mashup, visual, etc.). Ideally, such a DH resource would aid us as scholars and as teachers, as well as aiding students in different kinds of courses.

Modernism, intermediality, Interdisciplinary humanities, Adaptation, Film Studies Data entry, Design, General digital humanities consulting, Programming 7 Jan 2013
Adolphe Appia at Hellerau: Virtual Reconstructions and performances

Using both photographs of historic settings and original designs, virtual reality models were created of Appia's "rhythmic spaces", and their lighting and other properties. Mixed reality performance technology was used to integrate both video footage and live action into these virtual settings. In addition, a highly detailed VR model of the Hellerau Festspielhaus, where some of Appia's designs were realised for innovative performance, was created. Then, using historic photographs, sets recorded in archive photos were placed into the great hall at Hellerau, and lit under various conditions.

Dance Studies, Drama and Theatre Studies, Architecture: History, Theory & Practice, Visual Arts, Design N/A 8 Apr 2015
Advanced Research in Aesthetics in the Digital Arts (ARiADA); Sonic Arts Research Archive (SARA)

ARiADA is designed to coordinate the studio's research into the relationship between compositional strategies and aesthetics in electroacoustic music and in other media/signifying practices. The project calls on the research expertise of visiting and contributing composers and artists in addition to that of the UEA studio research community. The project's peer-reviewed online journal collates the Studio's work and presents it in the context of other UK and international research material.

N/A 9 Apr 2015
After Slavery: Race, Labour and Politics in the Post-Emancipation Carolinas

This project aims to demonstrate the utility of a materialist interpretive framework for exploring some of the most contentious issues in US Southern, labour and African-American history. In a vibrant, crowded field that has produced some of the most stimulating work of the past generation, historical scholarship stands at the threshold of a critical transformation.

History N/A 9 Apr 2015

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