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New Episode of Africa Past & Present Released

01 November on Africa, Podcast, Project Highlights

Episode 67 of Africa Past & Present was released earlier this week. This episode featured Dr. Sifiso Ndlovu from the South African Democracy Education Trust (SADET)—a group of researchers tasked with documenting South Africa’s journey to democracy (read more about […]

 

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 […]

 

New Episode of Africa Past & Present Focuses on Gender and Power in Nigeria

24 September on Podcast

Episode 65 of Africa Past & Present was released September 6th. In this episode, hosts Peter Alegi and Peter Limb interview MSU colleague Nwando Achebe. Achebe talks at length about the history of a female king of northern Igboland, Nigeria, […]

Episode 64 of Africa Past & Present is Now Available

04 June on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Podcast, Project Highlights

A new episode of Africa Past & Present was released on June 1. This episode features Dr. Peter Limb of Michigan State University (MSU) as he discusses the life and writings of Dr. Alfred Bitini Xuma. An important figure in […]

New Episode of Africa Past and Present Focuses on the Democratic Republic of Congo

17 May on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Podcast

Episode 63 of Africa Past and Present was released Wednesday, May 16 2012. The episode features a conversation with Professor Tom Turner, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Country Specialist at Amnesty International USA. Entitled “Noise and Silence, War and […]

Gradhacker Launches Podcast

12 April on Announcements, Podcast

MATRIX is pleased to announce The Gradhacker Podcast, a recent addition to the Gradhacker project launched by Cultural Heritage Informatics Fellows Katy Meyers and Alex Galarza. The podcast is co-hosted by Galarza and education technology PhD candidate Andrea Zellner. MATRIX […]

Africa Past and Present: Episode 60

10 February on Podcast

In Episode 60 of Africa Past and Present, Historians Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Walter Hawthorne discuss the Atlantic Slave Data Network — a digital history project of Matrix and the MSU History Department funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. They discuss the origins of the ASDN, intellectual and […]

Episode 59 of Africa Past and Present Available

13 December on Africa, Podcast

In this episode, Layering Racial Oppression in South Africa, Jacob Dlamini, South African author, journalist, and historian, discusses his best-selling book Native Nostalgia, a memoir that challenges conventional struggle narratives.  He also talks about the social and political history of […]

Episode 58 of Africa Past and Present Available

07 November on Africa, Podcast

In Episode 58, Professor Aili Mari Tripp (Political Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison; President-elect, U.S. African Studies Association) discusses African women’s movements, democratization, and the paradoxes of power in Museveni’s Uganda. She also underscores the need for the African […]

Africa Past and Present: Episode 57

02 November on Africa, Podcast

Africa Past and Present is co-hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and produced by Matrix. Episode 57 features African activists Eddie Daniels and Christine Root, who discuss spending a lifetime working for African liberation. Daniels […]