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Afripod Episode 91: ‘African and American Ports–Solidarities in Durban and San Francisco’

05 May on Africa, Announcements, Podcast

Episode 91, ‘African and American Ports–Solidarities in Durban and San Francisco’, the latest podcast from Africa Past & Present, is now available. Released on April 28, Afripod hosts Peter Alegi and Peter Limb welcomed Dr. Peter Cole. Dr. Cole is […]

 

Afripod Episode 90: ‘Language and Power-Khoesan Studies’

09 April on Africa, Announcements, Digitization, Podcast

Africa Past & Present has recently released their latest podcast, Episode 90: ‘Language and Power-Khoesan Studies’. Hosts Peter Alegi and Peter Limb speak with renowned researcher, writer, and teacher Menán Du Plessis. The South African native is an assistant professor at the […]

 

KORA 2.6 Released

20 March on Announcements

MATRIX is pleased to announce the release of KORA 2.6. Created and managed by MATRIX, KORA: The Digital Repository and Publishing Platform is the open-source, database-driven, content management system utilized to organize and exhibit multimedia objects, like text, images, audio, […]

 

The Quilt Index and AIDS Memorial Quilt Receive NEH Grant

04 March on Announcements, Grants, Quilts

The Quilt Index and the AIDS Memorial Quilt Digital Archive have been awarded over $320,000 from the Digital Humanities Implementation Grants program at the National Endowment for the Humanities. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is one of the […]

 

MATRIX Hosts Archaeology Resource Cataloging System (ARCS) Conference

04 March on Announcements, Archaeology, Conferences, Digital Archaeology

On Thursday, January 29th, Matrix: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed and hosted a daylong conference for the Archaeology Resource Cataloging System, also known as the ARCS project. Attendees of the ARCS conference proposed and discussed introductory […]

 

The Public Philosophy Journal Awarded Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

27 February on Announcements, Grants

The Public Philosophy Journal has received financial support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Public Philosophy Journal, or PPJ, is an open access and open peer review journal. Upon its establishment, the PPJ will redefine the relationship between academic […]

 

MATRIX Receives NEH Grant for Archive of Malian Photography

25 February on Africa, Announcements, Digitization, Grants, Multimedia & Digital Archives

  MATRIX has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to support the Archive of Malian Photography. Its mission is to digitize, catalog, preserve, and make internationally accessible the archives of four of Mali’s most important photographers: Abdourahmane Sakaly, […]

 

Oral History and Digital Humanities

19 January on Announcements, Oral History, Publications

All fields in the humanities have been transformed by digital technology, but none more so than oral history.  The new book, Oral History and Digital Humanities: Voice, Access, and Engagement, published by Palgrave Macmillan, explores the impact that new technologies […]

SAGE at Matrix

15 December on Announcements

The second iteration of the Semi-Annual Gaming Extravaganza (SAGE) was hosted at Matrix on Friday, December 4, 2015. Hosted by up-and-coming rapper Mike Green, the event welcomed all employees of MATRIX as well as their friends to participate in games […]

 

Africa Past & Present: Episode 87

09 December on Announcements

Africa Past & Present has released Episode 87 of their podcast! Afripod hosts, Peter Alegi and Peter Limb, welcomed Chitja Twala (History, Univ. of Free State). They discussed the history of black politics and the African National Congress in the Free State province; […]