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Open House at the IRIS Center!
The IRIS Center is hosting an Open House! Please join us! When: Wednesday October 8, 12pm-2pm Where: Peck 0226 (Snacks and beverages will be served!) Learn more about ongoing IRIS projects,...Read More
Digital Repositories as Archives of Current Events: “Documenting Ferguson”
Here is a nice example of the relevance of archival repositories for events that are still very fresh and current in our collective experiences. Washington University Libraries (Washington University in St....Read More
Professor Greg Fields: Indigenous Cultures, Languages, and Thought of the Pacific Northwest
Gregory Fields, Professor of Philosophy and faculty member in Native American Studies, holds SIUE‘s Hoppe Research Professorship (2013/14 & 2014/15).  Professor Fields specializes in the recovery,...Read More
An IRIS Center User Profile: Dr. Johanna Schmitz
The IRIS Center at SIUE is a great resource for faculty who work with students on a variety of digital initiatives. One example is Dr. Johanna Schmitz, PhD,...Read More
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Dr. Jessica DeSpain is Co-P.I. on NSF-Funded Grant
Siueiris is very pleased to share the news that Dr. Jessica DeSpain, co-founder of the IRIS Center at SIUE, is a co-Principal Investigator of an $846,000, three-year collaborative grant (the P.I....Read More
Alex Taitt, Anthropology Major, Wins NSF Grant and URCA Fellowship for her Study of Anishinaabe Language and Arts
You can read more about Alex’s exciting, innovative and digitally awesome research on the SIUE Anthropology Department’s “News and Events” page. IRIS is always excited to work faculty who know of specific undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in merging  the digital humanities with their specific discipline areas,...Read More
Wailaki Language to Live On Through Digitizing Initiative
Victor Golla is a professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies at Humboldt State University in California who also specializes in Athabaskan (Native American) languages. According to the university newspaper “Humboldt State Now”...Read More
SEMO Thatcamp
Some things we learned at the Southeast Missouri THATCamp …
… Held at Arcadia Valley Academy on Saturday September 28, 2013 We learned: That the organizer (Melissa Miles McCarter) was able to pull together an informative, fun, and connection-fostering workshop on the digital humanities without direct involvement or assistance from an institution of higher education (this is a first!) That the Arcadia Valley community played many different roles in making this THATCamp possible (from venue,...Read More
A Special Issue of Polymath
IRIS co-directors Kristine Hildebrandt and Jessica DeSpain edited a special issue of Polymath: The Journal of Arts and Sciences about the role of Digital Humanities and Liberal Arts and Master’s Comprehensive Institutions....Read More
IRIS Will Be at the SIUE Research Centers Opportunity Fair!
Visit us on Wednesday, September 25 between 11:00am and 1:00 pm in the Maple-Dogwood Room. There will be representatives from each of SIUE’s research centers available for conversation and information....Read More