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The Jesuit Plantation Project Redux: Activating Derived Historical Data in a Digital Environment (Or, Death by Hand-Processed Data)

  In this early spring talk, Sharon Leon outlined how her archival research has brought to light information about 1,000 enslaved persons who resided on or nearby the Jesuit Plantations of Maryland in the century before the 1838 sale that transferred nearly 280 persons from the hands of the Jesuits into those of slaveholders in Louisiana.  Continue Reading »

New Tier 1 Grants Awarded to NULab Faculty and Co-Directors

We are pleased to announce that several NULab core faculty members and co-directors have been awarded TIER 1 grants for FY2019. TIER 1 awards are provided by the Colleges and Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education. This competitive program makes grants of up to $50,000 to support and encourage individual faculty members to form multidisciplinary  Continue Reading »

Making it Digital: Part 2

After the the morning talks concluded, participants in the October 20, 2017 “Making it Digital” Workshop were organized into groups based on common interests and concerns related to developing digital assignments for the higher-education classroom. Four of the groups discussed particular tools or techniques to be used: maps and/or GIS, text-analysis tools, TEI/transcription projects, and  Continue Reading »

Alice Marwick on Misinformation, Disinformation, and Trolls

[A NULab and Shorenstein Center Event on #fakenews] More than fifty people packed available chairs, corners, and floor space of a room in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University to hear Alice Marwick present her talk, Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online. The talk stemmed from a Data and Society report published in May 2017,  Continue Reading »

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