“The Infrastructural Landscape of Ancient Tharros: A GIS Approach to Recording a Roman City” by Cinzia Presti

The goal of the project was to use a combination of digital humanities technologies and traditional archaeological methodologies to model and analyze the water and waste management system in Roman Tharros (Sardinia, Italy). After a year of modeling and research, the map is finally up on ArcGIS online!: https://arcg.is/1TTPzL Before I began this project, I had never worked with ArcGIS or FileMaker before and had never conducted an archaeological ground survey, so the majority of the work in the spring … Read More

Announcing the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Digital Humanities Fellows!

We are excited to announce this year’s fellowship cohort for the Five College Digital Humanities Undergraduate Fellowship! Read more about the fellows and their projects by clicking the links below their names. Shreeansh Agrawal Amherst College Senior Metrics of Success in South Asian Contemporary Art Vivian Nguyen Smith College Senior Bulls in a China Shop: The Asian-American Struggle for Place Cinzia Presti UMass Amherst Senior The Infrastructural Landscape of Ancient Tharos: A GIS Approach to Recording a Roman City