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Afripod Episode 92: ‘Football, Power, and Identity in Zambia’

22 May on Africa, History, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Podcast

Episode 92, ‘Football, Power, and Identity in Zambia’, the latest podcast from Africa Past & Present, is now available. Released on May 21, Afripod hosts Peter Alegi and Peter Limb welcomed Hikabwa Decius Chipande (PhD 2015 Michigan State). Hikabwa Decius Chipande… Continue Reading Afripod Episode 92: ‘Football, Power, and Identity in Zambia’

 

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,… Continue Reading MATRIX Receives NEH Grant for Archive of Malian Photography

 

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… Continue Reading Announcing Phase Two of The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository

Why Digital Technologies and Oral History Belong Together

25 February on Digitization, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Oral History, Project Highlights

The Library of Congress through The Signal: Digital Preservation blog recently posted an article about Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries. In the post, Boyd talks about using… Continue Reading Why Digital Technologies and Oral History Belong Together

 

Civil War Letters Archive Rehumanizes “Big Data”

08 November on Announcements, Big Data, Digitization, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights

In October 2012, the Michigan State University’s Archives & Historical Collections, in collaboration with MATRIX, launched a new website entitled the Civil War Archives at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/. This website contains an online digital archive of hand-written letters and photographs sent from… Continue Reading Civil War Letters Archive Rehumanizes “Big Data”

 

In Memoriam: Zwelakhe Sisulu

16 October on Africa, Digitization, Multimedia & Digital Archives

MATRIX would like to take time at the beginning of this week to mourn and reflect on the recent passing of Zwelakhe Sisulu, a dedicated South African journalist, businessman, and activist. Son of ANC stalwart Walter Sisulu (Nelson Mandela’s friend… Continue Reading In Memoriam: Zwelakhe Sisulu

 

MSU Museum Credits MATRIX in New Quilt Exhibit

17 September on Multimedia & Digital Archives, Quilts

The MSU Museum (MSUM) is currently featuring an exhibit entitled “Patterns of Inquiry: Quilts in Research and Education.” The exhibit talks at length about how quilts— in addition to their traditional use as bed coverings— are used to tell stories,… Continue Reading MSU Museum Credits MATRIX in New Quilt Exhibit

 

Upcoming Project in Participatory Memory will Focus on Creating Interactive Digital Archives

06 September on Digitization, Multimedia & Digital Archives, New Web Technologies, Particapatory Memory, User Experience Design

Liza Potts, MATRIX Director of User Experience Design Projects, recently traveled to Paris, France in order to perform research and planning work for an upcoming project centered on the emerging idea of participatory memory. Participatory memory examines the ways in… Continue Reading Upcoming Project in Participatory Memory will Focus on Creating Interactive Digital Archives

 

Oral History in the Digital Age Website Launched

13 August on Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Oral History, Project Highlights

MATRIX is pleased to announce the launch of the Oral History in the Digital Age (OHDA) website at ohda.matrix.msu.edu. The website features numerous essays, articles, and videos about best practices in collecting, preserving, and disseminating digital oral histories. The OHDA… Continue Reading Oral History in the Digital Age Website Launched

 

MATRIX Hosts NEH-Funded Workshop on Archiving and Disseminating Born-Digital Dissertations

08 August on Digitization, Grants, Multimedia & Digital Archives, New Web Technologies, Uncategorized

On Monday, August 7th, MATRIX launched a three-day workshop aimed at identifying preservation and dissemination strategies for born-digital dissertations. Generously funded by an NEH Digital Startup Grant, the workshop is organized by Liza Potts (Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at… Continue Reading MATRIX Hosts NEH-Funded Workshop on Archiving and Disseminating Born-Digital Dissertations