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As part of the exit project requirement for her Master’s Degree in Historical Studies, Jessica Mills created “Catherine’s World,” a website examining Saint Catherine of Siena and how her network helped authorize and give political power to her mission.
This NEH-funded collaboration with the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities involves more than 100 high school students in Madison County producing digital stories related to age and generational divides.
The Digital Community Engagement Pathway is a general education pathway for underserved students that uses community engagement, small research teams, and an interdisciplinary curriculum so students can address the world’s most pressing problems.
Digital East St. Louis, a three-year, NSF-funded project and collaboration with the SIUE STEM Center, engaged students in grades 6-9 in the creation of a content-rich, digital humanities website about the history and culture of their city.
Forgotten Illinois 200 is a digital gallery of the projects funded by Forgotten Illinois, a grant program of Illinois Humanities created to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial in 2018 and to highlight lesser-known aspects of Illinois history and identity.
Madison Historical, under the direction of editors Steve Hansen, Jeff Manuel, and Jason Stacy, documents, preserves, and shares the rich history of Madison County, Illinois through encyclopedia articles, digital artifacts, and oral histories.
This NSF CAREER project, under the supervision of project director Kristine Hildebrandt, involves collaborative field investigations of four indigenous languages of Manang, Nepal in order to merge traditional documentation methods with a multimedia map.
This NSF Documenting Endangered Languages REU funded online digital exhibit and archive documents the context and history behind and language data and team-related outputs connected to the 2015 earthquakes that severely affected Nepal.
This senior project for Ben Ostermeier is a study of the life, landscape, and environmental impact of William Bolin Whiteside — one of the first Anglo-American settlers to live on the land that became the campus of SIUE.
This site, under the supervision of project director Jessica DeSpain, maps transatlantic publication networks via the development of a digital edition of Susan Warner’s 1851 female Bildungsroman The Wide, Wide World.