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Social Change and the Participatory Archive

Posted in Projects

As a member of the team behind YAHAnet, a McGill-led intiative that enables global youth involvement in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Dr. Eun Park, of the School of Information Studies, has been responsible for the creation and critical examination of

A Serving of Food and Culture from CuiZine

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects

  CuiZine, an academic journal for the study of Canadian food cultures, was launched in January 2009 by McGill faculty member Nathalie Cooke and Victoria Dickenson, then director of the McCord Museum. After realizing that the study of foodways in

There are laptops in my archive!

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Posted in Events, Lectures

After attending “Track Changes”, the 2013 McGill Digital Humanities Lecture delivered by Matthew Kirschenbaum of MITH (The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities), I sat down to write my usual event coverage post for the DH Blog. Instead, I

Thoughtful History: The Post-Classical Islamic Philosophy Database Initiative

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects

  Though rich in sources, the post-classical period of Islamic philosophical thought (1100-1900CE) has largely been overlooked by Western Scholars.

Miniature Treasures: Digital Chapbooks at McGill

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  At the beginning of our interview, Sharon Rankin of McGill Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC), pulled a tiny, illustrated book from an archival envelope.