• Announcing the 2018-19 Undergraduate Fellowship!

    You are invited to submit proposals for creative and/or scholarly projects that draw together the humanities or arts and substantial work with digital technologies.

    Apply now


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Ideas Workshop
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Working on your ideas for the Digital Humanities Undergraduate Fellowship? Join us at our Ideas Workshop to discuss your vision and questions with other students and the 5collDH team. The Workshop will be in 546 Herter Hall at UMass at 5pm on October 30th.To get you inspired, here are a few of our past projects: Uncovering a New England Ghost TownFellowship Year: 2017-18 Researcher: Gwendolyn Jones, Smith College Junior Question: How can... Read More

Student Fellowship Mixer
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When: October 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Five Colleges, Inc., 97 Spring St, Amherst, MA Learn about the 2018-19 Five College Undergraduate Fellowship in the Digital Humanities, meet others interested in digital humanities, and find encouragement for your ideas. The mixer will be Thursday, October 18, 4:30-6:30pm at the Five Colleges offices (97 Spring St in Amherst). We will be serving pizza and soft drinks.... Read More

Five College Undergraduate Digital Humanities Fellowship CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
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Submissions due 15 November, 2018. Successful recipients will be notified by December 1st, 2018.The Five College program in Blended Learning and Digital Humanities is pleased to announce that our Undergraduate Fellowship in the Digital Humanities is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Junior and senior undergraduate students (and exceptional sophomores) at any of the five colleges are invited to submit proposals for creative and/or scholarly projects that draw... Read More

Virtual Reality in Higher Education: Using VR to Understand and Explore Metaphysics
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This year’s Five College Postdoctoral scholar of Digital Humanities and Blended Learning, Jeffrey Vadala challenged his Hampshire College class to produce virtual reality representations of ancient beliefs systems for the class Anthropologically Critiquing Reality. Influenced by the “Ontological Turn,” this class explores how ontological and metaphysical systems shape societies around the world. For a semester-long project, Hampshire college students learned to use VR tools while independently researching ancient Maya or Pompeiian... Read More