• Introducing 5CDH.space!

    Check out our new community web hosting program.

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  • Meet our Undergrad Fellows

    Announcing seven new outstanding 5CollDH scholars and their year-long projects.

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  • Apply for a DH Microgrant

    We accept applications from students and student-led groups throughout the
    academic year. Deadlines are on the 1st of every month.

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  • From the Blog: Locating Zines

    2015-16 undergrad fellow Nora Miller on force maps,
    CardoDB, twine, and making your own methodology.

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  • From the Blog: Travelling Shot Over 26000 Miles

    5CollDH Microgrant recipient Lucas C. Ospina recaps his thesis
    installation on surveillance, imaging technologies, cybernetics, and space.

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  • From the Blog: Dominicano Donde Sea

    Microgrant Recipient Omar Pineda on 60 Years of Globalization, Migration,
    and Integration in the Nikkei Dominican Community

Sandbox: The 5CollDH Blog

Bailey Fernandez on Generating Myth (Five College Undergrad Fellow Projects 2017-2018)
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By Bailey Fernandez My project was a hypertext digital thesis built in Twine and scored within MAX/MSP. Over the course of the project, I developed a critical/theoretical text addressing how mythic structures can be interpreted in a “generative” way across various platforms. Synthesizing the works of Levi-Strauss, Frazer, Barthes, and Derrida—I created an interlocking web of small essays on the works of William Blake, Snorri Sturluson, and Nick Land.... Read More

Uncovering a New England Ghost Town (Digital Humanities Undergrad Fellow Project)
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The Five College Digital Humanities Undergraduate Fellowship supports innovative digital humanities projects from a variety of academic disciplines including archaeology, anthropology, English, critical studies, computer science and more. In this blog post, Gwendolyn Ruth Jones (Smith College) describes her cutting digital archaeological project that innovates in the use LiDAR for a historical archaeological survey in the Western Massachusetts region. Read on to learn about Gwendolyn’s discoveries… Uncovering a New... Read More

Collaborative Creativity: What can art and design teach humanists about working together?
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The Five College Digital Humanities program is pleased to welcome Prof. Tom Scheinfeldt  (University of Connecticut) for his talk/workshop called “Collaborative Creativity: What can art and design teach humanists about working together?” April 27, 2018 5:00 pm 301 Herter Hall University of Massachusetts, Amherst How can art and design-based approaches to the production of new knowledge inform humanities research? What can these disciplines teach us about deep and meaningful collaboration... Read More

[Rescheduled] Collaborative Creativity: What can art and design teach humanists about working together?
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The Five College Digital Humanities program is pleased to welcome Prof. Tom Scheinfeldt Ph.D. (University of Connecticut) for his talk called:  “Collaborative Creativity: What can art and design teach humanists about working together?”How can art and design-based approaches to the production of new knowledge inform humanities research? What can these disciplines teach us about deep and meaningful collaboration in the “digital age?” This talk will draw on the facilitator’s... Read More

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