Under the leadership of Sarah Morris, Research and Instruction Librarian at the Skillman Library, the 2016 Lafayette College Digital Humanities Summer Scholars undertook independent research projects on such topics as Iranian statecraft, Soviet monument culture in Bulgaria, the misunderstood Moog synthesizer, and histories of Indian Ocean trade and migration.
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John Clark, Data Visualization GIS Librarian at Skillman Library Digital Scholarship Services, supports Molly Leech '17 in incorporating a geographic component in her Anthropology and Sociology senior thesis.
On November 4, 1966, the Arno River—Florence’s “Bad Boy of 1966”—burst over its banks and flooded the great Renaissance city, submerging churches, businesses, and homes in up to twenty feet of roaring water and leaving behind up to twenty inches of mud. Among the many works damaged were Andrea Pisano’s 1339 bronze doors. David G.
Digital Library Developer James Griffin of Digital Scholarship Services recently presented on the Swift Poems Project at the Digital Scholarly Editions as Interfaces Conference at Graz University in Austria.
Professors Tamara Carley (Geology) and Jessica Carr (Religious Studies) will host a lunch time discussion on how they integrated information literacy into their courses.
In conjunction with Skillman Library’s Digital Scholarship Services department, the Digital Humanities Steering Committee invites proposals from Lafayette faculty for developing digital humanities initiatives in the classroom or in furthering scholarly engagement with DH.
The Queer Archives Project is an LGBTQ oral history project dedicated to preserving the experiences of Lafayette’s LGBTQ alumni, faculty and staff in the College's Archives.