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The Future of the Environmental Humanities: Research, Pedagogies, Institutions, and Publics

Shaun Roberts, Junkyard, 2013

This conference seeks to spark the emergence of a network of regional environmental humanities scholars, who will be in a better position as a group to understand how the humanities might productively contribute to serious, ongoing, widespread civic conversations about environmental change, and to better perceive the place that the academic humanities have in this process. 

Islam and Forgiveness: Reflections on Justice and Conflict Resolution in Muslim Contexts

Supported by the Fetzer Institute and the Simpson Center for the Humanities, this symposium seeks to engage participants in examining the Islamic mandate of forgiveness in its everyday applications in comparative contexts. While scriptural texts compel Muslims to be merciful and compassionate in their actions towards others, little is known about the actual practices and effects of this mandate in their local contexts.

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age

Affect and Audience image

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age is a one-day symposium exploring emergent modes of creative public scholarship. Specifically, we are interested in scholarly, pedagogical, curatorial, and creative practices that attend to the digitally mediated character of contemporary poetry. 

Medieval Studies

Beowulf text

The Medieval Studies Graduate Interest Group (MSGIG) aims to bring together medieval scholars from a wide variety of departments on campus to foster collaboration between disciplines on topics concerning the middle ages. The group is open to graduate students, faculty, staff, undergraduates and community members interested in the Middle Ages.

Asian American Research Studies Collective

Panelists at AASRC's 2012 symposium.

The Asian American Studies Research Collective (AASRC) is an interdisciplinary research group of graduate students with a wide variety of research interests and a common commitment in elevating Asian American Studies research and

Psychoanalysis and Politics

The name of our graduate interest group (GIG) cribs from the Psychoanalyse et Politique group, one of the principal currents of the post-1968 French feminist movement. In its less dogmatic moments, the original Psychoanalyse et Politique group offered attempts at syntheses of feminist concerns with the insights of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalyses, Marxism, and (post)structuralism. 

Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology aims to bring together graduate teaching assistants from various departments to initiate a discussion about the use of technology in the classroom. 

The Newbook Digital Texts in the Humanities Publications Collaborative

NDTH undergraduate interns.

The Svoboda Diaries Newbook Project has made a giant step forward.  With a boost from 2012-13 funding by the Simpson Center, our project to publish a collection of 19th century personal diaries from Iraq has grown to include two other primary texts publication projects:  The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, which will make available the diaries of an amazing 19th century woman, the mistress of Theodore M. Davis (1837 - 1915), an Ohio businessman who funded much of the “Golden Age of Egyptian Archaeology,” and The  Georgian Digital Text Collective, which will publish a large collection of little-known Georgian literature in multiple languages and formats.

Texts and Teachers

Texts and Teachers workshop.

Texts and Teachers is a curriculum development program and university/high school collaboration that has been in existence since 2000.

Re-mapping Imaginary and Imagined Communities

This collaboration bring together two very different forms of digital humanities research – qualitative geovisualization as spatial humanities and new media art curation – in order to build a participatory digital archive of creative community.

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