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Silent film musicians and a benshi with Hamilton's performers
"The Sound of Silent Film" Resonates with Packed House

“The Sound of Silent Film: A Two-Part Benshi Event,” the second 2014 F.I.L.M. Series program, offered a packed house a multi-faceted event featuring a unique musical collaboration between international artists from Japan, France and Canada on Sunday, Sept. 28. The audience, which included numerous local Utica community members, were treated to a world premiere of a Western-style composition with traditional Japanese instruments brought together for the purpose of accompanying Japanese silent movies.  More ...

Hamilton to Host Events Celebrating Life and Work of Agha Shahid Ali

Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali, a former Hamilton College professor, will be honored through a series of events taking place at Hamilton on Sept. 19-20. The symposium, which is a part of The Beloved Witness Project, will celebrate his life as a renowned poet, teacher and influential author.  More ...

Janet Simons and Kerri Grimaldi '16
Kerri Grimaldi '16, Janet Simons Present at Digital Humanities Conference

Kerri Grimaldi '16 and Janet Thomas Simons, co-director of Hamilton's Digital Humanities Initiative, gave a poster presentation, "Empowering Student Digital Scholarship: CLASS Program as a model for digital humanities scholarship in the Liberal Arts" on July 10 at the International Digital Humanities Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland.  More ...

Jack Lyons '16
The Silent Serpent: Understanding the Role of Benshi in Japanese Cinema

With the exception of the 2011 French film The Artist, which won three Golden Globes and five Academy Awards, silent films have become a thing of the past. Yet there may still be lessons to learn from this antiquated art form. John Lyons ’16, an Asian studies major with a Japanese focus, was recruited by Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures Kyoko Omori to work on the DHi project, “Reconstructing Serpent.”  More ...

Lainie Smith '16
Smith ’16 Studies the Practice of Meditation

Lainie Smith ’16, through the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), is examining meditation in her summer research project titled “Investigating the Growth and Adaptations of the Practice of Meditation” with Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar.  More ...

Janet Simons
Simons is Keynoter at Collaboration Through Digital Liberal Arts Meeting

Janet Thomas Simons, co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative, gave the evening keynote address on May 30 at the Great Lakes Colleges Association's Expanding Collaboration Through the Digital Liberal Arts in Ann Arbor, Mich.  More ...

Doran Larson
Larson Edits Special Journal Issue

Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson edited a special issue of the legal-studies journal Studies in Law, Politics and Society.  More ...

Nieves and Simons Discuss DHi at Amherst

Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) co-directors Angel David Nieves and Janet Simons gave an invited presentation on April 28 at Amherst College. “Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Humanities” focused on collaboration among faculty, students, librarians and technologists to develop innovative approaches to digital humanities scholarship that are also sustainable models at liberal arts colleges.  More ...

Kyoko Omori
Omori Awarded Japan Foundation Grant

Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures Kyoko Omori has been awarded an $11,000 grant from the Japan Foundation for a project titled “Reconstructing and Creating a New Japanese Silent Film Experience: Benshi, Music and Film.”  More ...

Doran Larson
Larson Discusses Book and DHi Project

Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson spoke about his new, edited collection, Fourth City: Essays from the Prison in America, at locations in New York and California. His presentation also included a discussion of the American Prison Writing Archive, a Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) project.  More ...

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