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Matrix at HASTAC

10 September on Announcements, Conferences

Matrix: the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences teamed up with the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR), the College of Arts and Letters and the Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries to host the eighth […]


2015 Midwest Archives Conference

13 May on Announcements, Conferences

From May 6-9, nearly 1,000 archivists and scholars from the Midwest and beyond traveled to Lexington, Kentucky to attend the 2015 Midwest Archives Conference (MAC). Founded in 1972, the MAC is now one of the largest regional professional associations for […]


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 Attends DrupalCamp Michigan 2015

03 March on Announcements, Conferences

On January 31, Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan hosted the 2015 DrupalCamp Michigan. Matrix: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, an official sponsor, was well represented at the 2015 DrupalCamp with members of the Matrix staff attending […]


African Studies Association Meeting 2014

17 December on Africa, Conferences

Faculty and staff from Matrix, History, and Anthropology organized three digital humanities and social sciences sessions at the annual meeting of the African Studies Association in November in Indianapolis.Three dozen scholars attended a pre-conference Digital African Studies workshop. This four-hour […]


Ethan Watrall Gives Keynote Speech at Network Detroit:Digital Humanities Theory and Practice

15 October on Announcements, Conferences

On September 27th, Ethan Watrall, Associate Director of Matrix, was the keynote speaker for Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice. Network Detroit brought together universities and museums of Southeast Michigan to share and promote cutting-edge digital humanities projects in […]


Computational Rhetorics Group Presents at Computers and Writing 2013

23 June on Big Data, Conferences, Project Highlights

On June 9, 2013, Bill Hart-Davidson, associate professor of WRAC and co-director of WIDE-MATRX, and Ryan Omizo, MATRIX post-doctoral research fellow in computational rhetorics, presented at Computers and Writing 2013 in Frostburg, Maryland. Their presentation, “Computational Rhetoric: An Invitation to […]


What Role Should Humanities Centers Play in the Future of Graduate Education?

30 October on Conferences, Cultural Heritage Informatics, Cultural Informatics

That was the topic of conversation at the latest Mellon Funded Scholarly Communication Institute (SCI) held at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) between October 22nd-October 23rd,2012. MATRIX Associate Director Ethan Watrall was invited to attend this institute, which […]


Ethan Watrall Invited to Speak at Microsoft Faculty Summit

17 July on Conferences, Cultural Informatics

MATRIX’s Assistant Director Ethan Watrall has been invited to give a talk at the prestigious Microsoft Faculty Summit. He traveled to Redmond, Washington on Monday, July 16th to participate in the two day conference and exhibition. Watrall is speaking in […]

Africa Past and Present Co-host Peter Alegi Presents at 23rd Biennial Southern African Historical Society Conference

14 September on Africa, Announcements, Conferences, Podcast

Matrix is pleased to report the recent presentation of “Podcasting the Past: Africa Past and Present and (South) African History in the Digital Age” by Peter Alegi, Michigan State University historian and co-host of the Matrix produced podcast Africa Past […]