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Category: Projects

Electoral Geography

https://electoralgeography.home.blog/ Electoral Geography is a practice that has been going on since before the digital age.  It is the study of mapping elections: the analysis of the behavior, methods, and results of elections using geographical techniques.  Though electoral geography has been going on since the dawn of electronics, with the advent of the internet, it has increasingly become a practice…

Digital X Art | A Digital Resource For Museum Professionals

Digital X Art is a Digital Resource for museum professionals. The aim of the site is to create an online resource to assist museum professionals in the usage of digital technologies. The site aims to gather webinars, blog posts, journal and news articles for users to access. The site also has a reading list of essential books to help emerging professionals…

These Songs of Freedom: Digital Humanities and Incarceration

This resource is designed to help researchers and students find information and resources related to digital humanities and incarcerated people Below, you will find a curated catalog of DH projects created for, by, or about the incarcerated population. To view each project, click on it’s title. Discussion Problem Prior to the 1994 Crime Bill, state and federal grants made art…

The Religious Landscape of New Orleans: Exploring the WPA’s Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations (1941)

Introduction Religion has played a prominent role in New Orleans life and culture since its French and Spanish colonial beginnings. Today, the city is home to a wide array of religious denominations including Catholicism, Judaism, and various forms of Protestantism. Each of these groups has a rich and interesting history. These histories, in turn, are interwoven with each other across…

Mapping Relationships in the Mississippi Freedom Struggle

In this project, I attempted to build on a database I made of organizers, organizations, and campaigns that were part of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle. The information in the original database was found Akinyele Umoja‚Äôs in We Will Shoot Back, a history focused on the role of armed resistance and armed self-defense in the Mississippi Freedom Struggle.[1] This text is…