DH News

Oct 31, 2017

Explore Queen Victoria’s Lost Garden Pavilion Through 3D Virtual Model

An interdisciplinary team of NC State researchers has virtually reconstructed a lost piece of history.

Sep 20, 2017

Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC

Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.

Aug 9, 2017

Sampling DNA From a 1,000-Year-Old Illuminated Manuscript

NC State English Prof Tim Stinson looks to animal DNA to discover how book production changed over time. Early manuscripts were likely made up of related animals from the same herd. But as book-producing guilds sprang up in cities, parchment arrived from all over.

Jul 27, 2017

DNA of Long-Dead Cows Read From Pages of Medieval Books

A year-by-year record of domestic animals spanning more than a millennium has essentially been captured in European libraries through the DNA preserved in parchment. “We are all accustomed to hearing research termed ‘ground-breaking’ – that is not in any way an overstatement here,” says NC State Professor of English Tim Stinson.

Jun 14, 2017

NC State announces advisory board for digital humanities

NC State is delighted to welcome a distinguished advisory board to assist with the development of its digital humanities initiatives and programs. Members of the Advisory Committee have agreed to support our faculty in the development of research projects and […]

Jun 9, 2017

NC State graduates first class of digital humanities certificate students

NC State is very proud of its first graduate students to earn the Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities: Nupoor Jalindre, Masters of Science in Technical Communication (2017)The DH Certification gave me an opportunity to explore. I took courses which I […]

May 4, 2017

Mapping Early Syrian Immigrants in New York

Syrians have been immigrating to the United States since the 1880s. Using historical census data and open source mapping technology, NC State public history graduate students are researching the communities Syrians formed after landing in America.

Apr 27, 2017

MALS Student Curates Pop-up Exhibit on Letters from African-American Leaders

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies candidate Carl Wilkins brought key moments in African-American history to life during a pop-up exhibit he recently presented on campus. His curated show, “In the Writing: Personal Letters of African-American Leaders from the Mark E. Mitchell Collection," featured letters from the renowned Mark E. Mitchell Collection of African American History, including correspondence from Malcolm X to Alex Haley, Frederick Douglass to Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce and George Washington Carver to Henry Ford.

Feb 22, 2017

Willard McCarty joins NC State DH community

Willard McCarty has been named Adjunct Professor in the Digital Humanities at NC State. McCarty is Professor of Humanities Computing at King’s College, London. He is editor of the journal Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (2008-), founding editor of the online seminar […]

Feb 15, 2017

Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston’s Septima P. Clark

A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.