By Matthew Hannah and Heidi Kaufman
Happy Monday of week 9! We hope your last few weeks of Winter term wrap up nicely. We in the Digital Humanities Program have had an eventful term, organizing workshops and RIG meetings and designing upcoming events. We hope you will continue enjoying our offerings, and we invite any comments or suggestions for future DH events. Stay tuned for our “Spring Series” on pedagogy and digital tools.
Last Thursday, we enjoyed an inspirational RIG. Our theme was “Preserving and Mapping Culture,” featuring the work of Professors John Nicols and Jim Mohr in the History Department and Professor David Hollenberg in Religious Studies. These presentations remind us not only of the importance of why we study the humanities, but of the power of digital tools to help us preserve, analyze, and understand the human record. Our RIGs have shown that scholars at the University of Oregon are doing incredibly important research, which brings attention and prestige to our university. Read MoreDH Monday Edition