Category Archives: Diversity

Posts about increasing ethnic, gender, and other kinds of diversity in the humanities and the digital humanities.

Digital East St. Louis Project Notes

Digital East St. Louis Project -Dr. Jess DeSpain   East St. Louis -Population decreased 82,3666 in 1950 to 27,066 in 2010.   -Source of Project Funding: National Science Foundation ITEST Purpose of Digital East St. Louis Project is to attract East St. Louis natives, who largely constitute under-represented groups, into STEM   Project Overview: -Develop […]

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Talk Session: DH Applications for Indigenous Cultural Knowledge via Place Based Education

To get a few more proposals in the hopper, I am willing to lead a Talk Session on DH Applications for Indigenous Cultural Knowledge &via Place Based Education. I am labeling this as a Talk Session in the best form of collaboration–not presentation. For participants interested in place-based teaching and undergraduate (grad?) research–invariably connected in one […]

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Talk/Play Session-Digital East St. Louis

Session Organizers: Sudhamadhuri Arvapally, Jessica DeSpain, Matt Johnson, Sharon Locke, & Mallory Maves This presentation will share work underway with Digital East St. Louis, a project funded by a National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers grant. Housed at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the project is a collaboration between the Science Technology […]

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