The Booze Blues, 2018 Western University
The Booze Blues, Napatsi Folger
The Word Hoard
No abstract provided.
Chasers, 2018 Murray State University
Chasers, Joshua G. Adair
The Word Hoard
No abstract provided.
Editors' Introduction, 2018 Western University
Editors' Introduction, Emily L. Kring, Andy Verboom
The Word Hoard
No abstract provided.
Pheon: Practicing Problem Solving And Gaining Museum Literacy From Transmedia And Alternate Reality Games In Museums, Jes A. Koepfler, K. Tierney Sneeringer, Georgina Bath Goodlander
Journal of Interactive Humanities
The Luce Foundation Center of the Smithsonian American Art Museum ran a transmedia game, called PHEON, as an in-museum scavenger hunt-style game from October 2010 through September 2011. Players took on missions that sent them throughout the Museum's collections. From a summative evaluation of the game, we learned that PHEON supported problem solving skills, increased museum literacy, and help players connect with the Museum and its resources. Players also identified opportunities for improvement related to the game materials and its narrative. The paper offers a summary of lessons learned for others hoping to deploy an ARG or transmedia game ...
Museum Of Modern-Day Slavery: A Photo Essay, 2018 Museum of Modern-Day Slavery
Museum Of Modern-Day Slavery: A Photo Essay, Micah Gamboa
Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence
A photo essay from the Museum of Modern-Day Slavery in Houston, Texas, with photographs of rooms, entrances, and storage spaces in brothels following raids, including artifacts of the trade found at the scenes are documented. Photographs include brothels, bars, and strip clubs where Korean women and Mexican women were exploited. Photographs from the Mexican-American border document the violence the victims are subjected to during their journey.
Introduction: Jewish Gamevironments – Exploring Understanding With Playful Systems, 2017 Rochester Institute of Technology
Introduction: Jewish Gamevironments – Exploring Understanding With Playful Systems, Owen Gottlieb
The study of Judaism, Jewish civilizationi, and games is currently comprised of projects of a rather small set of game scholars. A sample of our work is included in this issue.
Revolution And World War I Civil Rights?: Transnational Relations And Mexican Consul Records In Mexican American Educational History, 1910-1929, 2017 National Archives and Records Administration
Revolution And World War I Civil Rights?: Transnational Relations And Mexican Consul Records In Mexican American Educational History, 1910-1929, Victoria-María Macdonald, Gonzalo Guzmán
MacDonald and Guzmán demonstrate how the Mexican residents in the United States lobbied the Mexican government and Mexican consulates in the U.S. to secure their children's access to schooling from 1910-1929.
The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, 2017 Fordham University
The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze
Journal of Global Catholicism
A consideration of the future of African Catholicism in light of the ecclesiology of Pope Francis. The article explores how themes in Francis's ecclesiology work together to challenge centralization, clericalism, and triumphalism in the church by promoting practices of synodality and how these elements support the church’s mission to work against forms of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and the most fundamental matrix of colonial power by advancing radical democracy in society
Editor's Introduction, 2017 College of the Holy Cross
Editor's Introduction, Mathew Schmalz
Journal of Global Catholicism
An overview of African Catholicism. Part Two: Retrospect and Prospect, third issue of the Journal of Global Catholicism. A summary of the work of Bradford Hinze, Mary Gloria Njoku, Matthias Scharer, Mary Sylvia Nwachukwu, and Bernhard Udelhoven. Among the topics considered: African ecclesiology, African wellness and quality of life in Africa, interreligious dialogue in Africa, African Biblical scholarship, witchcraft and the Catholic Church.
Bowraville And Phoebe's Fall: Award-Winning Australian Podcasts From The Media Formerly Known As Print, 2017 formerly Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bowraville And Phoebe's Fall: Award-Winning Australian Podcasts From The Media Formerly Known As Print, Wendy Carlisle
Digital technology has democratised the audio storytelling space in a quite profound way. This article compares two major podcast investigations produced by established Australian newspaper mastheads: Bowraville by The Australian, and Phoebe’s Fall by The Age. Bowraville examines the unsolved murders of three Aboriginal children in the 1990s – all of whom came from the same small town. Phoebe’s Fall investigates the bizarre death in a garbage chute of a luxury Melbourne apartment building of 24-year-old Phoebe Handsjuk and her troubled relationship with her much older boyfriend.
In depicting what have been described as the three essential ingredients of ...
Looking Forward To Look Back: Digital Preservation Planning, 2017 University of Dayton
Looking Forward To Look Back: Digital Preservation Planning, Jennifer Brancato, Kayla Harris
Digital information resources are a vitally important and increasingly large component of academic libraries’ collection and preservation responsibilities. This includes content converted to and originating from digital form (born-digital). Preserving digital material, such as social media and websites, is essential for ensuring that future generations know everyone’s story, especially those groups which have been historically underrepresented in official records. This presentation will detail the steps undertaken by a digital preservation task force to first assess the weaknesses in current practice, and then develop a plan to implement a digital preservation policy and workflow. As part of the project, the ...
Dreaming Big: Library-Led Digital Scholarship For Undergraduates At A Small Institution, 2017 Gettysburg College
Dreaming Big: Library-Led Digital Scholarship For Undergraduates At A Small Institution, Janelle Wertzberger, R.C. Miessler
In the summer of 2016, Gettysburg College’s Musselman Library piloted a student-focused, library-led initiative designed to promote creative undergraduate research: the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship. The fellowship is a ten-week, paid summer program for rising sophomores and juniors that introduces the student fellows to digital scholarship, exposes them to a range of digital tools, and provides space for them to converse with appropriate partners about research practices and possibilities. Unlike other research fellowship opportunities, the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship is programmatic, based on a curriculum designed to provide students a broad introduction to digital scholarship. Digital tools, project management ...
La Revolte Des Prostituées/The Sex Workers Revolt: A Dual Analysis, 2017 formerly Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
La Revolte Des Prostituées/The Sex Workers Revolt: A Dual Analysis, Sean Prpick, Maud Beaulieu
This documentary chronicles how hundreds of French sex workers went on strike in 1975 and occupied five Catholic churches to protest against police abuse and government closure of their workplace. Forty years on, Australian producer, academic and sex worker rights researcher Eurydice Aroney revisits the Lyon cathedral occupied by the women with the full blessing of its cleric, Père Blanc, now ninety years old. Interviews with Blanc and some of the original sex worker protesters are interwoven with archival material to make a compelling audio story, selected as a finalist for the UK In The Dark award (2015).
This work ...
‘Swansong’ And ‘ Losing Yourself’: Meditations On Life, Death And The Liminal, 2017 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
‘Swansong’ And ‘ Losing Yourself’: Meditations On Life, Death And The Liminal, Cristal Duhaime
This article considers two very personal audio documentaries that reflect on love and identity via the liminal space between life and death. Swansong, by award-winning UK radio producer Hana Walker-Brown, is set in a hospital, as Hana and her father bear witness to her grandmother’s dying and celebrate her joyful life. Losing Yourself, by US producer Ibby Caputo, is a revelatory account of dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
Swansong is a picture of a person fondly remembered but Hana elevates it beyond eulogy into a multi-layered meditation. Her grandmother Joan’s voice flutters in and out of ethereal recreations ...
Rethinking The Potential Of Documentation Of Culture As A Data Gathering Practice, 2017 Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Rethinking The Potential Of Documentation Of Culture As A Data Gathering Practice, Tomasz Umerle
Proceedings from the Document Academy
In this article, I examine the documentation of culture (DoC). This is the practice of gathering and producing the information and data relevant to intangible cultural phenomena. DoC is generally practiced by teams of documentalists generally outside GLAM institutions (i.e., galleries, libraries, archives and museums). As such, it differs from the preservation and description of concrete objects of cultural heritage done within those institutions. I examine how DoC finds it increasingly difficult to clearly define and communicate its role: a) in relation to LIS; b) to the broader academic community; and c) in digital age of information overload. In ...
[For The System, Alternate Title: If It Sort Of Looks Like A Duck: Reflecting On Bad Photographs And Chains Of Custody], Jodi Kearns, Brian C. O'Connor
Proceedings from the Document Academy
Though the system will not permit it, our abstract is an out-of-focus photograph of ducks at 1900 pixels wide and black and white, which is approximately 20% the size of the original color photograph we use for our title. By most technical standards, it is a bad picture. Straightening the horizon, cropping the image to emphasize the two foremost ducks, brightening the image to highlight the feet, and adding a caption that indicates activity might yield a “better” picture for some viewers. This piece captures nearly 20 years of conversations about good and bad pictures, and continues the conversation from ...
Intrigue: Murder In The Lucky Holiday Hotel – A Greek Tragedy In China, 2017 Chartbeat; formerly Harvard Berkman Fellow
Intrigue: Murder In The Lucky Holiday Hotel – A Greek Tragedy In China, Sonya Song
Following the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, President Xi Jinping has rendered himself the omnipotent ruler of one fifth of the world’s population. Xi has defeated his political rivals with no mercy; among them was a rising political star, Bo Xilai, who was shot down in 2012 and is now in prison. Bo has been nearly forgotten – until early this year when his dramatic life and political battle were revived by Carrie Gracie with her brilliant BBC podcast series, Intrigue: Murder in the Lucky Holiday Hotel.
Although as a Chinese native I followed fairly closely ...
Intrigue: Murder In The Lucky Holiday Hotel – A Chinese House Of Cards Meets Agatha Christie., 2017 Al Jazeera Asia Pacific
Intrigue: Murder In The Lucky Holiday Hotel – A Chinese House Of Cards Meets Agatha Christie., Drew Ambrose
Intrigue: Murder in the Lucky Holiday Hotel is a podcast that is Agatha Christie meets House of Cards with an Oriental twist. It tells the story of the downfall of Bo Xilai, a once powerful and charismatic politician, who could have eclipsed current President Xi Jingping as a future leader of China if the cards fell his way. Despite the challenges of reporting in China, BBC China Editor Carrie Gracie is able to explain with clarity the tale of money, sex and power than unravelled Bo Xilai.
Gracie guides us through her five-part series with clear knowledge of her beat ...
Research Data Management Instruction For Digital Humanities, 2017 Princeton University
Research Data Management Instruction For Digital Humanities, Willow F. Dressel
Journal of eScience Librarianship
eScience related library services at Princeton University started in response to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) data management plan requirements, and grew to encompass a range of services including data management plan consultation, assistance with depositing into a disciplinary or institutional repository, and research data management instruction. These services were initially directed at science and engineering disciplines on campus, but the eScience Librarian soon realized the relevance of research data management instruction for humanities disciplines with digital approaches. Applicability to the digital humanities was initially recognized by discovery of related efforts from the history department’s Information Technology (IT ...
Uncharted Territory: Female Authorship In The Literary And Video Game Marketplaces, 2017 Murray State University
Uncharted Territory: Female Authorship In The Literary And Video Game Marketplaces, Rachel L. Wood
Honors College Theses
Despite the general push against the oversexualization of female characters in video games, female creative directors and writers are still few and far between in the video game industry. Through a case study of one of the industry’s more prolific female writers, Amy Hennig, this paper aims to discuss the challenges of a female creative director negotiating her identity in a male-dominated marketplace by utilizing theories based on the presence of women in the early literary marketplace. This paper explores the ways in which female creators in both the nineteenth- and twenty-first centuries were forced to take control of ...