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  • Textiles That Talk – East African Kangas and Their Meanings

    Kangas are rectangular printed cotton fabrics, sold in pairs, that have been worn by women in East Africa from the eighteenth century to the present day. Textiles That Talk will form an online catalogue raisonée of these and many other kangas.

  • Look Inside

    A project supported by the Experimental Humanities Immersive Media Art Laboratory (IMAL) Project Team: Artist: Hugh Hopkins ’17 (Photography) Assistance from: Yashar Hasehmi ’18 (Studio Arts) Sadie Schiffman-Eller ’18 (Film and Electronic…

  • Trading Futures

    “Trading Futures” (2016) is a stereoscopic 3D 360-degree video artwork created by Ben Coonley. In 2016, the Experimental Humanities Immersive Media Art Lab (IMAL) adapted “Trading Futures” so that it could be included in the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016, at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

  • Oral Histories Project

    The Oral Histories Project operates under the umbrella of the Experimental Humanities Digital History Lab. The project is centered on the collection of interviews with northern Dutchess County residents (or former residents) who are currently living in or have lived in the area for more than twenty years.

  • Community-sourcing Historic Maps

    Crowdsourcing Historic Maps is a mini-lab under the Digital History Lab. The aim of this project is to provide a means to engage with an historic landscape through the representation on the map and to lessen the visual and conceptual distance between the information as it was originally presented and our expectations for a map today.

  • Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice

    Sound in Theory, Sound in Practice brings together scholars and practitioners to consider the potential of thinking about and through sound.

  • History of Experiment Timelines

    Students in the History of Experiment made a timeline (based on Peter Dear’s Revolutionizing the Sciences) of what was worth knowing and how people knew it in the sixteenth century. They did…
  • Search and Surveillance Workshop Series

    Search & Surveillance is a multi-part workshop series that enables scholars from different disciplines to engage fundamental search algorithms that have come to govern the ways in which we access and navigate digital and analogue spaces.

  • Radio Africa

    A series of student podcasts on a topic of historical relevance to the technological history of the radio in Africa’s colonization and decolonization created for Professor Drew Thompson’s course “Radio Africa: Broadcasting History”

  • Nietzsche Source

    A web site devoted to scholarship on the work and life of Friedrich Nietzsche by Thomas Bartscherer