Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Best Musical Experience Ever!

A Brief Summary about the site African American Sheet Music As its name states, the African American Sheet Music site is a recollection of African American sheet music that dates from the 18th century until today and it provides alternatives … Continue reading

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Claude McKay’s Early Poetry & Something-for-Everyone Strategies for Work in the Digital Humanities

A central challenge of Digital Humanities projects inviting readers outside of the field including the general public is walking the fine line between the needs of varied audiences.  More broadly, this is a challenge situated on a fault line between … Continue reading

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“The car situation has gotten out of hand”: Bottom up, Inside out Histories and the SNCC Digital Gateway

  The SNCC Digital Gateway (snccdigital.org) documents how SNCC’s young organizers worked alongside indigenous Black activists in the Deep South to further the generations-long struggle for Black freedom and power. It adopts a long arc view of the Black freedom … Continue reading

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Escape to Freedom

What I would like to accomplish with this project is to link the past with the present in a fun and interactive way. I feel that video games create an interesting opportunity to reach a very specific target audience group. … Continue reading

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African American Civil War Soldiers Project Review

Introduction and Overview The African American Civil War Soldiers Project (found at https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/usct/african-american-civil-war-soldiers) seeks to improve and grow what we know about African American soldiers’ experiences serving in the Civil War and connect them to today. This includes providing their ancestors … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities or Public Humanities? A Review of The Vinegar Hill Project

“I never meta Digital Humanities project I did not like.” Attributed to Will Rogers? In the meta-spirit of digital humanities I begin with this question: Where does the ostensible subject of a digital humanities project end and digital humanities itself … Continue reading

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Princeton & Slavery Digital Project Review

  Introduction and Overview The “Princeton and Slavery” digital project[1] grew out of a freshman seminar on slavery that explored students’ questions, including whether the university had benefitted from labor of enslaved people, the history of slavery on the Princeton … Continue reading

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