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Doran Larson
Larson Discusses Prison Writing at ASC Meeting

Professor of English and Creative Writing Doran Larson presented a paper at the 70th annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) held Nov. 19-22 in San Francisco. The theme of the convention was “Criminology at the Intersections of Oppression.”  More ...

Lauren Scutt '16 presents at the Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference. Assistant Professor Abhishek Amar is at left.
Amar and Lauren Scutt '16 Present at Bucknell Digital Conference

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar and Lauren Scutt '16 presented "Archiving Hindu Gaya: Temples, Shrines and Images of a Sacred Center in India" at the Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference in November. They were part of the panel "Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Faculty Research."  More ...

DHi Staff, Students Present at Bucknell Conference

Several members of the Hamilton community presented during the Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference. The inaugural conference, held Nov. 14-16 at Bucknell University, focused on “Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Faculty Research.”  More ...

Janet Simons and Abhishek Amar
Simons and Amar Discuss DHi at Vassar

Janet Simons, co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), and Abhishek Amar, assistant professor of religious studies, gave invited presentations on Nov. 13 at Vassar College. Their audience included faculty, librarians and academic technologists.  More ...

James Capreedy '94
James Capreedy '94 to Lecture on Digital Mapping and the Fall of Rome

James Capreedy ’94, an assistant professor of classics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will give a lecture titled “Geography, Digital Mapping and the Fall of Rome” on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 4:10 p.m., in the Taylor Science Center, room 3024.  More ...

Angel David Nieves
Nieves Discusses “Digital Humanities as Restorative Social Justice” at Amherst

Angel David Nieves, associate professor of Africana studies and co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), presented “Digital Humanities as Restorative Social Justice: Virtual Heritage, 3D Reconstructions, and South Africa's Township Histories” on Oct. 29 at Amherst College.  More ...

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 ...

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