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… Continue Reading MATRIX Hosts Archaeology Resource Cataloging System (ARCS) Conference
MATRIX is very pleased to announce that, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Letter and the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, we have received a $350,000 NEH Digital Implementation grant to continue the work on the… Continue Reading MATRIX Receives NEH Digital Implementation Grant for next phase of the Archaeological Resources Cataloging System (ARCS) Project
Matrix is thrilled to announce that phase two is under way in The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository. The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository seeks to create virtual 3D representations of cultural heritage materials excavated from archaeological sites in and around… Continue Reading Announcing Phase Two of The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository
In late December of 2012, MATRIX Director Dean Rehberger and Audio-Visual Lab Consultant Mike Green traveled to Senegal at part of a Smithsonian-funded pilot project that focused on creating 3D, digital representations of cultural heritage artifacts from the Gorée Island… Continue Reading MATRIX Travels to Senegal to Train Students in 3D Digital Preservation and Dissemination of Archaeological Artifacts
MATRIX Associate Director Ethan Watrall, traveled to the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) Institute on Thursday, October 04, 2012 to give a digital dialogue entitled “Archaeology and the Big Tent of the Digital Humanities.” Watrall talks about… Continue Reading Archaeology and the Digital Humanities: Why the Separation?
On Sunday, August 12th, Ethan Watrall travels to Australia to participate in a workshop that will discuss and analyze the present state of archaeological information management in Australia. This workshop, which is being hosted by the University of New South… Continue Reading Watrall to Share Ideas and Discuss KORA at Australian Archaeological Information Management Workshop
The print version of Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration was released this week by the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press. Edited by Eric Kansa (Lead Developer of Open Context), and Sarah Witcher-Kansa (Executive Director of Alexandria Archive Institute), and Ethan Watrall (MATRIX… Continue Reading Archaeology 2.0 Book Hits the Shelves
MATRIX is very happy to announce the publication of Archaeology 2.0: New Tools for Communication and Collaboration. Co-edited by Eric C. Kansa, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, and Ethan Watrall (MATRIX Associate Director and Department of Anthropology Anthropology Assistant Professor), the volume explores how… Continue Reading Announcing New Book – Archaeology 2.0: New Tools for Communications & Collaboration