Sandbox: The 5CollDH Blog

Announcing the 2018-19 Undergraduate Fellows!


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We are excited to announce our 2018-19 Five College Digital Humanities Undergraduate Fellows. Read more about them and their projects via the links below their names. Kendall Futrell Smith College Bad Books: An Exploration of…

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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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Zine Mapping in D3.js (Nora Claire Miller)


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

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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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