Sandbox: The 5CollDH Blog

HathiTrust UnCamp 2018: Records, Gaps, and Capsules


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By Amanda Henrichs-Recently, the HathiTrust held its third semi-annual UnCamp at UC Berkeley: over 2 days, researchers and librarians from all over North America presented research, outreach efforts, and pedagogical strategies using the 16 million…

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Virtual Reality, the Ancient Maya, and Astronomy


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The Five College Digital Humanities Program is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey R Vadala, one of our Postdoctoral Fellows in Blended Learning and Digital Humanities, will be continuing our Five College Digital Humanities speaker series.Dr….

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Is Digital Archaeology Busted?


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Timothy Brennan has just published an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education called ‘The Digital-Humanities Bust’ (behind a paywall but Google the article and on the first results page you’ll currently find a short domain link direct to…

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Preservation for the (Digital) Ages


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Databases aren’t just for tech companies. Classicists collaborate with TACC, UT’s supercomputing center, to upgrade preservation methods for the Digital Age. “Deborah Beck is an expert in the use of language in Greek poetry. Her book “Speech…

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Locating Zines: 5CollDH Fellowship Wrap-Up Post


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    Where games, archives, and zines meet, you’ll find 5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Hampshire College student Nora Miller hard at work. Miller’s project uses digital cartographic and network mapping tools to critically explore the…

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Zine Mapping in D3.js


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  Where games, archives, and zines meet, you’ll find 5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Hampshire College student Nora Miller hard at work. Miller’s project uses digital cartographic and network mapping tools to critically explore the physical…

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Rediscovering the Human in the Digital


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  5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Amherst College student Carl “Ott” Lindstrom has audience on the brain. His fellowship project is a multimedia Scalar exhibition tracking the changing relationship of the spectator with the media object from…

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On Finishing a Thesis


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  5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Amherst College student Carl “Ott” Lindstrom has audience on the brain. His fellowship project is a multimedia Scalar exhibition tracking the changing relationship of the spectator with the media object from…

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MassDiGI Games Challenge 2016


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  Some students write papers, and some students start companies. 5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Hampshire College Student Isaiah Mann’s project, GlowLime Games, is an initiative to promote game development in the Five Colleges through a non-profit…

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Making a Statement Both Physically and Digitally


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  5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Mount Holyoke College student Eunice Esomonu’s project consists of four public art installations that use elements of hip hop culture to gain perspective on interactive multimedia production. This is her second…

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Dominicano Donde Sea


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60 Years of Globalization, Migration, and Integration in the Nikkei Dominican Community — A Microgrant Reflection by Omar PinedaFrom the streets of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles to those of São Paulo’s Liberdade district, Japan’s…

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“Traveling Shot Over 26000 Miles”


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“Traveling Shot Over 26000 Miles” is a multi-media research project that reframes the processes used to picture the world, including aerial photography, satellite imagery, maps and the analytical data tied to them. Incorporating three-channel video,…

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MuSyC – Music, Synaesthesia, Colour


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MuSyC  is  a project  which  aims at  building  a music  to  colour  synaesthesia visualizer. Synaesthesia is a neurological phenomenon in which perception of a certain stimulus, such as the musical note ‘A’, involuntarily elicits another…

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Envisioning Zine Networks in Twine


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  Where games, archives, and zines meet, you’ll find 5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Hampshire College student Nora Miller hard at work. Miller’s project uses digital cartographic and network mapping tools to critically explore the physical…

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GlowLime Games: Cultivating Student Game Development


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  Some students write papers, and some students start companies. 5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Hampshire College Student Isaiah Mann’s project, GlowLime Games, is an initiative to promote game development in the Five Colleges through a non-profit…

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Hip Hop and The Use of Technology


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  5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Mount Holyoke College student Eunice Esomonu’s project consists of four public art installations that use elements of hip hop culture to gain perspective on interactive multimedia production. This is her first…

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Open World Writing


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  5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Amherst College student Carl “Ott” Lindstrom has audience on the brain. His fellowship project is a multimedia Scalar exhibition tracking the changing relationship of the spectator with the media object from…

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Visualizing the New Rigor


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This is a cross-post from my personal blog.Back in May, Five College Digital Humanities organized a conference called The New Rigor, in which we tackled the question of what kinds of support and evaluation structures…

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Reassessing Intimacy


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 Presenting my project was something of a fight, with myself more than anyone else to be quite honest. One of my main issues I was grappling with in haraway’s basement was intimacy. What does it…

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