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Rediscovering the Refugee Scholars of the Nazi Era

Written on September 28, 2017 at 10:06 am, by

The Rediscovering the Refugee Scholars project is a research effort by Northeastern University faculty and graduate students in Jewish Studies, Journalism, Public History, and Computer Science to retrace the forgotten career and life pathways of a group of scholars who attempted to flee Nazi persecution in the 1930s and 1940s. With the assistance of the New York  Continue Reading »

Margaret Fuller Transnational Archive: Mapping Topographies of Revolution

Written on January 25, 2017 at 11:12 am, by

The Margaret Fuller Transnational Archive aims to digitally map networks of publication involving Margaret Fuller and the circles of European and American political and cultural figures, including Horace Greeley, and Giuseppe Mazzini and Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso with whom she came into contact during the years 1846-1850, when she lived in Europe. As the research  Continue Reading »

The Early Caribbean Digital Archive

Written on October 24, 2013 at 1:11 am, by

The Early Caribbean Digital Archive is an open access collection of pre-twentieth-century Caribbean texts, maps, and images. Texts include travel narratives, novels, poetry, natural histories, and diaries that have not been brought together before as a single collection focused on the Caribbean. Plantation slavery and settler colonialism are defining aspects of the early Caribbean—and both  Continue Reading »

Digital Humanities Quarterly

Written on October 21, 2013 at 11:23 pm, by

Note: Because the ADHO server is in an unplanned downtime, DHQ is currently down. We apologize for the inconvenience!  Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ) is an open-access, peer-reviewed, digital journal covering all aspects of digital media in the humanities. Edited by Julia Flanders at Northeastern University and published by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), DHQ is also  Continue Reading »

Women Writers Project

Written on October 20, 2013 at 8:09 pm, by

The Women Writers Project is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women’s writing and electronic text encoding. The project has been working since 1988 on building an electronic collection of rare and less familiar texts, and on researching the complex issues involved in representing early printed texts in digital form. The WWP’s goal  Continue Reading »

Viral Texts Project

Written on October 20, 2013 at 7:34 pm, by

The Viral Texts Project seeks to develop theoretical models that will help scholars better understand what qualities—both textual and thematic—helped particular news stories, short fiction, and poetry “go viral” in nineteenth-century newspapers and magazines.

OUR MARATHON, The Boston Bombing Digital Archive

Written on October 19, 2013 at 12:33 pm, by

Our Marathon is a crowdsourced digital humanities initiative that collected stories, photos, oral histories, social media activity, and other content related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and their aftermath. The project was active from April 2013 to August 2014. Over this period, close to 10,000 items were added to Our Marathon’s collections, thanks in  Continue Reading »