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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 […]


MATRIX Receives NEH Digital Implementation Grant for next phase of the Archaeological Resources Cataloging System (ARCS) Project

21 August on Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Informatics, Digital Archaeology, Grants

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 […]


Announcing Phase Two of The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository

22 January on Africa, Announcements, Archaeology, Digital Archaeology, Multimedia & Digital Archives

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 […]

MATRIX Travels to Senegal to Train Students in 3D Digital Preservation and Dissemination of Archaeological Artifacts

14 January on Africa, Archaeology, Digital Archaeology, Digitization, Grants

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 […]


Archaeology and the Digital Humanities: Why the Separation?

08 October on Archaeology, Podcast

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 […]


Watrall to Share Ideas and Discuss KORA at Australian Archaeological Information Management Workshop

10 August on Archaeology

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 […]

Archaeology 2.0 Book Hits the Shelves

04 December on Announcements, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Informatics, Digital Archaeology, Publications

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 […]

Announcing New Book – Archaeology 2.0: New Tools for Communications & Collaboration

19 August on Announcements, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Informatics, Publications

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 […]