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As we move into week 5…
As the semester rolls into week 5, I thought a short post about this past few weeks happenings would be a good way to get this blog moving again! This semester is shaping up to be a very busy and exciting one for the IRIS center and all of the fabulous students and faculty therein!...Read More
Mandatory IRIS Student Workshops
Attention all users of the IRIS Center: All student users are REQUIRED to attend one of the following introduction workshops: Monday, September 10th 5:15-5:45 Tuesday, September 11th 1-1:30 Wednesday, September 12th 3-3:30 These workshops will be held in the IRIS Center (Peck Hall 0226). ...Read More
IRIS edits a special issue
Informatics Scholarship:  Beyond the Research University   This special issue of Polymath invites contributions considering the accomplishments, status, and future shape of informatics scholarship in the humanities and social sciences at Masters comprehensive universities and undergraduate-intensive liberal arts colleges....Read More
Digital Humanities and the Undergrad Gap
One of the most exciting aspects of digital humanities and informatics scholarship, and also one of its greatest ongoing challenges, is the incorporation and involvement of undergraduate students in initiatives and instruction (this can include conceptualization,...Read More
Why “Going Dark is Important”
The protests and web-page black-outs surrounding the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation are a salient reminder of ultimate origins and necessary stewardship responsibility of the World Wide Web: us....Read More
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute-University of Victoria
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria has just released their summer course list and registration. Courses in beginning digitization fundamentals and their application, introductory XSLT,...Read More
IRIS is atwitter
You can now follow IRIS on twitter @SIUeIris. We also have an SIUE IRIS Facebook Page...Read More
Kelly Awarded HASTAC Fellowship
English graduate student, Consuella Kelly, has been awarded a fellowship by the SIUe Graduate School to participate in the online scholars consortium, Humanities Arts Sciences Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC)....Read More
IRIS Is Registered With Centernet!
Centernet is an international network of digital humanities centers, created in 2007. With our affiliation, IRIS is able to tap into the cooperative and collaborative energies shared amongst the other centers found around the world....Read More
"The Pear Story"
Endangered Languages for the Masses
Inupiaq is an Eskimo-Aleut language cluster spoken by under 2,000 people in Alaska.  Like many other endangered languages, now only elderly Inupiaq are fluent speakers.  ...Read More