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Mdocs Tri-Fold-2015-04-14, Mapping A City: Saratoga Springs Through 250 Years Of Maps, Sshm, Emily Sloan 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Tri-Fold-2015-04-14, Mapping A City: Saratoga Springs Through 250 Years Of Maps, Sshm, Emily Sloan

MDOCS Publications

Emily Sloan (wrote) this pamphlet that introduces visitors to the idea and process that created the Saratoga Springs History Museum exhibition (April 14-December 31, 2015), Mapping a City: Saratoga Springs through 250 Years of Maps.

The exhibition is the result of colalboration between Dym's class, Mapping the Americas, and several area institutions and libraries. Skidmore's History Department, MDOCS (John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative), and the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum were the principal campus partners.


Mdocs Program-2015-04-14, Mapping A City: Saratoga Springs Through 250 Years Of Maps (Sshm Exhibition), Emily Sloan, Jordana Dym 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Program-2015-04-14, Mapping A City: Saratoga Springs Through 250 Years Of Maps (Sshm Exhibition), Emily Sloan, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

Emily Sloan (wrote) and Jordana Dym (edited) this brochure that introduces visitors to the Saratoga Springs History Museum exhibition (April 14-December 31, 2015), Mapping a City: Saratoga Springs through 250 Years of Maps. The exhibition is the result of colalboration between Dym's class, Mapping the Americas, and several area institutions and libraries. Skidmore's History Department, MDOCS (John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative), and the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum were the principal campus partners.


Lacuny Archives And Special Collections Roundtable, April 2015, LACUNY 2015 City University of New York (CUNY)

Lacuny Archives And Special Collections Roundtable, April 2015, Lacuny

Meeting Minutes

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Publication-2015-04-12, History Museum To Open Exhibit, Lauren Mineau 2015 The Saratogian

Mdocs Publication-2015-04-12, History Museum To Open Exhibit, Lauren Mineau

MDOCS Publications

"History Museum to open exhibit featuring maps dating back 250 years"

The Saratogian

April 12, 2015

Author: Lauren Mineau


Digital Expressionism And Christopher Wheeldon’S Alice’S Adventures In Wonderland: What Contemporary Choreographers Can Learn From Early Twentieth-Century Modernism, Kelly Oden 2015 Butler University

Digital Expressionism And Christopher Wheeldon’S Alice’S Adventures In Wonderland: What Contemporary Choreographers Can Learn From Early Twentieth-Century Modernism, Kelly Oden

Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research

How can classical ballet adapt to a world that is in an ever more rapid state of flux? By uncovering an example of the kind of interdisciplinary artistic collaboration that contributed to the thriving artistic environment of the early twentieth century, a model for artistic success emerges. By examining modernism and Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes in relation to Christopher Wheeldon’s groundbreaking 2011 ballet Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a correlation between the success of the Ballets Russes and the success of Wheeldon is exposed. I argue that by applying the modernist practice of interdisciplinary interaction to his own ...


2015 Spring Quiz & Quill Magazine, Otterbein University 2015 Otterbein University

2015 Spring Quiz & Quill Magazine, Otterbein University

Quiz and Quill

No abstract provided.


Toxic Femininity 4.0, Roopika Risam 2015 Salem State University

Toxic Femininity 4.0, Roopika Risam

English Faculty Publications

This paper examines constructions of toxic femininity within fourth-wave feminism. Taking hashtag feminism as its focus, this article contends that charges of toxicity lobbed online reproduce divisive dynamics that have shaped earlier trends within feminist movements in the United States. It further suggests that Twitter, as a platform, amplifies deep discomfort with theories of intersectional feminism while shaping how normative gender is reproduced online.


Reporting On What Jane Saw 2.0: Female Celebrity And Sensationalism In Boydell’S Shakespeare Gallery, Janine Barchas 2015 The University of Texas at Austin

Reporting On What Jane Saw 2.0: Female Celebrity And Sensationalism In Boydell’S Shakespeare Gallery, Janine Barchas

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

This essay reports on ongoing efforts to build an accurate digital model of John Boydell’s popular Shakespeare Gallery precisely as it looked in August 1796—when a 20-year-old Jane Austen visited London’s sites, staying within a ten-minute walk from the gallery. The essay argues for the substantial difference between studying Boydell’s pictures in a paper volume (whether as lists, illustrations in books, or engraved folio plates) and viewing them as an exhibition of paintings on walls, albeit virtual ones. For example, the digital reconstruction illuminated commissions from several female participants in Boydell’s male-dominated gallery, especially Angelica ...


Mdocs Newsletter-2015-03-27, 1.10, Jordana Dym, Jamerly de la Cruz 18 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Newsletter-2015-03-27, 1.10, Jordana Dym, Jamerly De La Cruz 18

MDOCS Publications

Newsletter 1.10 (March 27, 2015) • Guerrilla Filmmaking Docu - Trek 2015 • Multimedia Storytelling Sound, Story, Stage with Jocelyn Arem • Behind the Scenes (Photos) When 1000 words are not enough -- Eileen McAdam and Cube architect Hugo Martinez Plus: Fall 2015 – Clases Docu-Trek Spring Break course on campus and in New York City to tell the story of Skidmore's Opportunity Programs, taught by Adam Tinkle and Nicky Tavares. Student participants inlcuded Ziyi Cheng, Jamerly de la Cruz, Maryam Dewitt, Wilson Espinal, Brittany Kent, and Jonathan Ogunleye. Alum Ellen Sherman hosted the group for a discussion of storytelling.


Digital Humanities In Ten Pages Or Less! Engaging Students With Digital Texts Through Sustainable Collaboration, Julie Thompson Klein, Judith Arnold, Graham S. Hukill 2015 Wayne State University

Digital Humanities In Ten Pages Or Less! Engaging Students With Digital Texts Through Sustainable Collaboration, Julie Thompson Klein, Judith Arnold, Graham S. Hukill

Library Scholarly Publications

Digital Humanities projects are somewhat new to many librarians, particularly those who are liaisons to faculty who are venturing into this area. Because of this “newness,” many librarians are unsure of their role in engaging with faculty or other librarian colleagues who are working with digital collections and editions, text mining, or other applications of technology to humanities scholarship. A digital humanities project need not be intimidating. Opportunities are nascent in everyday projects and technologies. Through the example of a digital humanities project integrated into a senior-level writing intensive course for English majors, this session will offer attendees a working ...


Mdocs Poster-2015-03-26, Carr Residency, Jocelyn Arem, Multimedia Storytelling, Shane Boissiere 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2015-03-26, Carr Residency, Jocelyn Arem, Multimedia Storytelling, Shane Boissiere

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Program-2015-03-26, Carr Residency, Jocelyn Arem, Multimedia Archive And Storytelling, Jordana Dym 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Program-2015-03-26, Carr Residency, Jocelyn Arem, Multimedia Archive And Storytelling, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Scars Of War, Corinna Martell, Camille Hanna, Brandon Bauer 2015 St. Norbert College

Scars Of War, Corinna Martell, Camille Hanna, Brandon Bauer

Student Creative and Scholarly Works

Scars of War: The Psychological and Physical Traumas of War Depicted through Art.

War is shattering, leaving behind gaping wounds in need of healing. Some require bandages, other wounds are psychological and not visible. Both leave a scar. These scars are an inevitable part of the human experience. The psychological and physical ramifications of war exist as long as strife pervades. This collection of works, depicting war from the French Revolution to present day Iraq, illustrates the scarring impact war has on the people and places within its grasp. New technology and art styles have transformed the way we see ...


Mdocs Newsletter-2015-03-06, 1.9, Jordana Dym, Sam Grant 17, Sasha Abramowitz 15, Jasmyn Elise Story 15 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Newsletter-2015-03-06, 1.9, Jordana Dym, Sam Grant 17, Sasha Abramowitz 15, Jasmyn Elise Story 15

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


A Blast From The Ancient Past: Using Digital Storytelling In ‘Roman Perspectives’, Christopher Bungard 2015 Butler University

A Blast From The Ancient Past: Using Digital Storytelling In ‘Roman Perspectives’, Christopher Bungard

Christopher Bungard

Christopher Bumgard's contribution to the CAMWS Annual Meeting: Waco, Texas. 2014.


A "Digital Wasteland": Modernist Periodical Studies, Digital Remediation, And Copyright, Roxanne Shirazi 2015 CUNY Graduate Center

A "Digital Wasteland": Modernist Periodical Studies, Digital Remediation, And Copyright, Roxanne Shirazi

Graduate Student Publications and Research

The nonlinearity of magazine reading is an important consideration in the emerging field of modernist periodical studies, one that deserves greater attention in the development of digital collections. As modernist scholars begin to generate a theoretical foundation for periodical studies it becomes evident that digital technologies must go beyond reproducing the printed page. This paper reviews recent scholarship and digital projects in modernist periodical studies and introduces non-consumptive research methods as a partial solution to the post-1923 copyright conundrum.


Developing An Image-Based Classifier For Detecting Poetic Content In Historic Newspaper Collections, Elizabeth M. Lorang, Leen-Kiat Soh, Maanas Varma Datla, Spencer Kulwicki 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Developing An Image-Based Classifier For Detecting Poetic Content In Historic Newspaper Collections, Elizabeth M. Lorang, Leen-Kiat Soh, Maanas Varma Datla, Spencer Kulwicki

Faculty Publications, UNL Libraries

"Developing an Image-Based Classifier for Detecting Poetic Content in Historic Newspaper Collections" details and analyzes the first stage of work of the Image Analysis for Archival Discovery project team. Our team is is investigating the use of image analysis to identify poetic content in historic newspapers. The project seeks both to augment the study of literary history by drawing attention to the magnitude of poetry published in newspapers and by making the poetry more readily available for study, as well as to advance work on the use of digital images in facilitating discovery in digital libraries and other digitized collections ...


Variation Theory And The Reception Of Chinese Literature In The English-Speaking World, Shunqing Cao 2015 Sichuan University

Variation Theory And The Reception Of Chinese Literature In The English-Speaking World, Shunqing Cao

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Variation Theory and Reception of Chinese Literature in the English-Speaking World" Shunqing Cao introduces "variation theory" he developed and suggests that the framework can be applied in studying the dissemination and reception of Chinese literature in the English-speaking world. Cao argues that cultural and literary differences produce variations in literary exchanges among different cultures and variation theory concentrates on these variations. With unique perspectives on variation in translation, cultural misreading, and domestication, variation theory is a useful theoretical framework and methodology for the study of the reception of Chinese literature in the English-speaking world.


The Stream Of All Human Consciousness: Using Social Media In A History Seminar Collaboratory To Chart The Tributaries Of Collective Cultural Memories In The Digital Age, W. Mick Charney 2015 Kansas State University

The Stream Of All Human Consciousness: Using Social Media In A History Seminar Collaboratory To Chart The Tributaries Of Collective Cultural Memories In The Digital Age, W. Mick Charney

Digital Humanities Symposium

Internet surfing and social networking are much maligned as activities that divert the attention of our digital native students away from the serious, sustained pursuit of knowledge and encourage, instead, mind-numbing, superficial quests for personal relationships. This paper challenges the time-honored seminar class paradigm by demonstrating that social media do, in fact, possess tremendous latent scholarly and pedagogical credibility, legitimacy, and power if utilized in a carefully charted manner for a semester-long research project.

When enrollments in a traditional history seminar dwindled in the face of stiff competition from other technologically-driven electives, the instructor surmised that redesigning his class to ...


Enhancing Access To Primary Sources Through Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration And The Digital Humanities: The Stephen L. And Enid Stover Papers, Robert Briwa, Cliff Hight 2015 Kansas State University

Enhancing Access To Primary Sources Through Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration And The Digital Humanities: The Stephen L. And Enid Stover Papers, Robert Briwa, Cliff Hight

Digital Humanities Symposium

Dr. Stephen L. Stover retired from Kansas State University’s Department of Geography in 1989. The Stephen L. and Enid Stover Papers, officially donated in 2014 to the Morse Department of Special Collections at Kansas State University Libraries, document the history of the Stover family. Included in these Papers is a series of 35-millimeter slides that document Stephen L. Stover’s travels domestically and internationally. Consisting of approximately 16,600 well-preserved slides, the series spans over 50 years (1956-2009). The series features a wide range of images, with particularly strong foci on the physical and cultural landscapes of New Zealand ...


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