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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; […]

 

“I Am A Digital Scholar” Video Series

13 November on Announcements

The Matrix Digital Media Lab has started a video series titled “I Am A Digital Scholar”. The intention is to build interest in scholarly pursuits of the Social Sciences, as well as highlight the research being done by our faculty […]

 

In Memory of Helen J. Spence

03 October on Announcements, Oral History

July 17, 1915 – September 27, 2014 Listen to her story at the Sesquicentennial Oral History Project site http://onthebanks.msu.edu/sohp/Object/2-D-EF/helen-spence/

 

Afripod Episode 83: ‘Conflict in Côte d’Ivoire and Beyond, From High Politics to the Grassroots’

29 September on Africa, Announcements, History, Podcast

Africa Past & Present has released their first podcast of this semester! Afripod hosts, Peter Alegi and Peter Limb, welcomed Brett O’Bannon (Political Science, Director of Conflict Studies, De Pauw University) who discussed the causes and consequences of civil war in Côte […]

 

“I Am A Digital Scholar” Video Series

25 August on Announcements

The Matrix Digital Media Lab has started a video series titled “I Am A Digital Scholar”. The intention is to build interest in scholarly pursuits of the Social Sciences, as well as highlight the research being done by our faculty […]

 

MATRIX Receives NEH Preservation & Access Grant for What America Ate Project

22 August on Announcements, Grants, History

MATRIX has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation and Access Grant to digitize an array of materials related to food in the Great Depression. Working with Dr. Helen Veit in MSU’s Department of History and Dr. Peter Berg, […]

 

AAAM Conference 2014

19 August on Announcements

The Association of African-American Museums (AAAM) recently held its annual conference. Birmingham, Alabama and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosted the conference this year and the turnout was fantastic. Dean Rehberger had this to say of the conference: “AAAM is […]

 

Mali Photo Archive Workshop

11 August on Africa, Announcements

Heida Shoemaker, a professional art conservator specializing in art on paper and photographs, participated in a 3-day workshop at Matrix focusing on the preservation of photographic negatives. The workshop was convened as part of the Archive of Malian Photography (AMP), […]

 

Foley publishes in Islamic Africa

11 July on Announcements

An article written by Catherine Foley, Director of Digital Library and Archive Projects at Matrix, has been published in the current issue of Islamic Africa.  “Developing Materials for a Digital Library Gallery”, is available in the Spring 2014 issue of the […]

 

MATRIX Seeks Student Online Course Editor

01 May on Announcements

MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences is currently seeking a talented student (undergraduate or graduate) to serve as an online course editor and assistant for the courses that we collaboratively develop and manage with the Department of […]