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Samantha Donohue '18
Donohue ’18 Examines Muslim Women in the Media

Passionate about storytelling, Samantha Donohue ’18 crafted a summer research project that plays to that interest. Her work, funded by the Emerson Foundation, looks at the portrayal of Muslim women across several platforms in the U.S. and New Zealand: television, social media and virtual realities. Donohue will spend part of her summer and her junior year in New Zealand, where she will visit a mosque and speak with the Muslim Students Association at the Victoria University of Wellington, among other research.  More ...

Mellon Foundation Awards $40K Grant for ILiADS Conference

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a one-time, $40,000 grant to Hamilton College, in collaboration with the College of Wooster, to support the second Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS.org) conference, which will be held at Hamilton on July 24-29. ILiADs, originally conceived by the Digital Humanities institute (DHi) at Hamilton College and the College of Wooster, grew to a collaboration of more than 23 liberal arts colleges at the first conference in July 2015.  More ...

Janet Simons
Simons Presents at DLF Conference

Janet Thomas Simons, co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), presented on a panel titled “Advancing Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship at Liberal Arts Colleges: A Consortium Approach to Balancing Innovation and Preservation” during the Digital Library Federation (DLF) conference in Vancouver, B.C.  More ...

Los Angeles Review of Books Praises Fourth City

The Los Angeles Review of Books described Fourth City: Essays from the Prison in America as “an important work” in an Oct. 8 review titled “Locked Up in America: The Essay in the Age of Mass Incarceration.” Edited by Walcott-Bartlett Chair of Ethics and Christian Evidences Doran Larson, Fourth City is a collection of 71 essays by current and former prisoners on a wide range of topics about prison life, solicited over approximately five years.  More ...

Angel David Nieves
Nieves Awarded Second NEH Grant

Angel David Nieves, associate professor of Africana studies and co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) was awarded an NEH Office of Digital Humanities Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Summer Institutes Grant of $245,299 for “Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies: An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice.”  More ...

Ray Siemens gives the ILiADS (Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship) opening keynote address.
Hamilton Hosts ILiADS Institute

A consortium of 23 liberal arts institutions is hosting ILiADS, the Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship, at Hamilton through Aug. 2. The conference will explore digital humanities, pedagogy and scholarship from a liberal arts perspective.  More ...

Lisa Forrest
Forrest Publishes Article in C&RL News

Director of Research and Instruction Services Lisa Forrest recently published an article in College & Research Libraries News (C&RL News). “Going Analog and Getting Artsy: Programming in the Academic Library” highlighted novel ways that Hamilton’s librarians are supporting the college’s educational goals through programming.  More ...

DHi Films Screened at Hartwick College

Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) Janet Simons, Philippa (Pippa) Schwarzkopf ’16 and John Bartle, associate professor of German and Russian languages and literatures, gave an invited presentation of two short films on April 2 at Hartwick College.  More ...

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 ...

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