The Fellows are Coming! The Fellows are Coming!

As the fall term begins, we are delighted to welcome our 9 (!) SLab Fellows. Ranging across 5 disciplines from the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Our Graduate Fellows in the Digital Humanities and Praxis Program Fellows join a distinguished community of past fellows.

Graduate Fellows in the Digital Humanities

We are excited about the opportunity to work closely with our Graduate Fellows in the Digital Humanities, James, Jenny, and Emily as they develop their projects. Please join us at their welcome lunch and panel September 12th, at 12 PM in the Scholars’ Lab Commons.

As a previous post noted, James, Jennifer, and Emily’s projects converge around questions of social networks and mapping.

James Ambuske’s (History) dissertation is titled “Scotland’s American Revolution: Emigration and Imperial Crisis, 1763-1803.”

Jennifer Foy’s  (English) dissertation is titled “Mapping Sympathy: Sensibility, Stigma, and Space in the Long Eighteenth Century”

Emily Senefeld’s (History) project is titled “The Cultural Programs of the Highlander Folk School, 1932-1964.”

Praxis Program Fellows

Marking our 4th year of the Praxis Program, we warmly welcome:

Past Praxis teams developed Prism, a web application for crowd-based interpretations of texts, and re-imagined Ivanhoe, a platform for playfully (and collaboratively) interpreting texts and artifacts.

This year’s cohort will refine Ivanhoe as well as explore our new Makerspace. With a talented and disciplinarily diverse team, we are looking forward to their dive into Ivanhoe. Keep track of their experiments on our blog!

The Scholars' Lab fosters a vibrant graduate community, rich with alumni, current fellows, student assistants, and fellow travelers. As the Head of Graduate Programs, I coordinate our two fellowship programs, the Graduate Fellowship in Digital Humanities and our innovative Praxis Program. In addition, I work with the international Praxis Network, which showcases new models of…

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