Meet Mr. Matt Halm, ABD!

Earlier this semester on November 15th, Matt Halm unconditionally passed his written and oral exams and is now a Doctoral Candidate (All But Dissertation). Matt's committee is comprised of David Rieder (Chair), Chris Anson, Zachary Beare, Stephen Wiley, and Chris Ingraham (now at the University of Utah). Matt's dissertation will explore "Planetary Composition" that treats …

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Chen Chen, ABD, takes on KairosCamp!

This summer, CRDM candidate Chen Chen was accepted to the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute for the Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities Workshop (aka. KairosCamp!) held in West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. This competitive institute was led by Dr. Cheryl Ball at West Virginia University and Dr. Doug Eyman from George Mason University, …

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Krystin Gollihue presents her work on #farmher at Carolina Rhetoric Conference

Second-year CRDM student Krystin Gollihue presented at the Carolina Rhetoric Conference held at the University of South Carolina. Her presentation was titled "#FarmHer and the Hybrid Rhetoric of 21st Century Female Farmers" and detailed a visual analysis of Instagram images made by women in agriculture that both push against and reify the boundaries of traditional …

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Desiree Dighton’s work featured in CHASS News

CRDM student Desiree Dighton, was featured in CHASS News in an article titled: Twitter: A More Timely Way to Measure Neighborhood Trends? The article presents Desiree's recent project on using Twitter to map the pattern of discussion on neighborhood inequality. She just participated in a digital humanities institute at Purdue University, “Space and Place in Africana/Black …

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CRDMers Contributed to a Collaborative Digital Video Installation

              Earlier this semester, CRDMers Jason Buel and Chandra Holst-Maldonado contributed to Local History Through the Camera Lens, a collaborative ​digital video ​installation at Hunt Library. An extension of the project is available at https://centuryfilmcollection.wordpress.com/2015/11/30/introduction/ From the Event Description at Hunt Library: https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/event/local-history-through-camera-lens-exhibit "Explore the history of Raleigh's Century Film Studios (1950s-1980s) through …

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Practical Advice on Co-Authorship and Copyright in Academia for Graduate Students

We had the pleasure of speaking with invited guests Dr. Melissa Johnson (Professor, Department of Communication), Will Cross J.D. M.S.L.S. (Director, Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center; also check out his Twitter), and current CRDM student Sarah Evans about co-authorship and copyright laws in academia. Below are some notes graciously taken by a CRDM student summarizing …

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NCSU Libraries Makerspace Offers CRDM Graduate Research Assistantship

If you hadn't known, Jesscia Handloff, a second-year student in our program, is this year's CRDM graduate research assistant for the NCSU Libraries Makerspace. Continuing the Makerspace program that was first launched in 2013 with the opening of Hunt Library, the D. H. Hill Library opened its own Makerspace this past June. According to Chris …

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BigDIVA Launch Event with CRDMer Joel Schneier

CRDM student Joel Schneier and CRDM affiliated faculty Tim Stinson are both involved in the BigDIVA project. Please join them for their launch event, details below! Please join us for the official BigDIVA Launch Event! Oct. 16, 2015 from 12-2 PM in the Teaching & Visualization Lab at James B. Hunt Library The event will …

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Larissa Carneiro’s Presentation at Conference in Material Religion at Duke University

This past weekend, Larissa Carneiro presented part of her dissertation at the Conference in Material Religion at Duke University. Her paper investigates how Creationism mobilizes natural objects as agents in order to  turn the Book of Genesis into an account of scientific truth. She shows how this is done by comparing two different networks in …

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