DIGITAL/NEWS: Ethnic Studies Rise! #LorgiaFest

"Welcome. “Ethnic Studies Rise” is a public humanities effort to honor the extraordinary contributions of scholar Dr. Lorgia García Peña."We will accomplish this in two ways: First, through a Roundtable, which will provide resources and entry points to consider the importance of Ethnic Studies to contemporary thought worldwide. Second, via the LorgiaFest, we will share, re-center, and … Continue reading DIGITAL/NEWS: Ethnic Studies Rise! #LorgiaFest

DIGITAL: The Louverture Project

A wiki-project compiling information on the Haitian Revolution and Toussaint L'Ouverture: "The mission of The Louverture Project is to collect as much information as possible about the Haitian revolution, to construct a narrative which provides context for that information, and to disseminate the collected knowledge as widely as possible." Explore: TLP:Community Portal - TLP

DIGITAL: The Runaway Slaves in Britain Project Launches Today

Just launched: "The Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century Britain project has created a searchable database of well over eight hundred newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners seeking the capture and return of enslaved and bound people who had escaped. Many were of African descent, though a small number were from the Indian sub-continent and a … Continue reading DIGITAL: The Runaway Slaves in Britain Project Launches Today

DIGITAL: Block on Topic Modeling in Common-place (from 2006)

Sharon Block, “Doing More with Digitization: An Introduction to Topic Modeling of Early American Sources,” Common-Place 06, no. 02 (January 2006), "In the 1990s, for a research project on colonial sexual coercion, I read hundreds of microfilmed early American newspapers for references to rape trials. Partway through my research, Accessible Archives released CD-ROMs of … Continue reading DIGITAL: Block on Topic Modeling in Common-place (from 2006)

DIGITAL: Library of Glissant Studies

Recent launch: "Welcome to the pilot site of the Library of Glissant Studies (LoGS). "This collaborative open access project aims to collect and make works by and on Martinican author Édouard Glissant (1928-2011) accessible to the public. "If you wish to contribute by sending additional bibliographical/archival notice, feedback, or if you have any suggested corrections, … Continue reading DIGITAL: Library of Glissant Studies

DIGITAL: Aimé Césaire and the Broken Record

A project by Alex Gil charting work on Aimé Césaire: ,"The following enumerative bibliography of critical commentary and scholarship on Aimé Césaire builds on and refines the Aimé Césaire Zotero Group collective bibliography. This bibliography is the largest of its kind in existence today. If you would like to contribute, please join the group and … Continue reading DIGITAL: Aimé Césaire and the Broken Record

BLOGROLL: @NMAAHC Wins Webby for #HiddenHistory

The National Museum of African American History and Culture won a Webby for "Social: Education and Discovery." Lanae Spruce represented them and accepted the award with this 5-word speech: Congratulations from #ADPhD! "So proud to represent the @smithsonian @NMAAHC last night at the Webbys! Collected our award for Social: education & discovery, #HiddenHerstory. … Continue reading BLOGROLL: @NMAAHC Wins Webby for #HiddenHistory

DIGITAL: Daut Launches “La Gazette Royale d’Hayti”

Congratulations Marlene L. Daut on the launch of a new digital project - La Gazette Royale d'Hayti! Read more: "The La Gazette Royale project, which I first began to develop in 2014, is designed to gather together and in one place for the first time all of the known issues of the two newspapers published … Continue reading DIGITAL: Daut Launches “La Gazette Royale d’Hayti”