For archivists, digital archivists, and those interested in archival theory and practice.
The English dramas of Fernando Pessoa are virtually unknown. Pessoa’s archive includes fragments of Marino, Prometheus Rebound (or Revinctus), and Duke of Parma—three dramatic projects that remain almost entirely unpublished. This paper is the first of two aiming to present Marino, the earliest of these English dramas. The editorial int…[Read more]
The roles in the treatment of audiovisual documentation have a great variety of denominations. Among the most common are Production Researcher, TV Researcher, Film Researcher, Program Researcher and Video Librarian. Although the names vary, the functions are limited to the processing, storage, custody and dissemination of audiovisual collections.…[Read more]
Direct and indirect women’s access to the expression of their ideas and wishes on ink and paper has significantly contributed to the construction of the Latin American colonial archive. Nevertheless, this contribution to the area of Latin American women’s studies still remains little known and understudied. The colonial tradition of women’s autho…[Read more]
The recording of Andean data and histories in Peru before and after the arrival of Spanish conquistadors invites us to reflect about the place of the oral word and speech acts, and their function in the transmission and development of knowledge in Western societies. The European fixation with the written word was brought to the Americas in the…[Read more]
Luis Ernesto Paz Enrique deposited Sistema de Superación de las Televisiones Locales para potenciar el Proyecto de Desarrollo Local. Sistematización de Experiencias in the group Archives on Humanities Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
El libro aborda los principales resultados y características del proyecto científico: Sistema de Superación de las Televisiones Locales para Potenciar el Proyecto de desarrollo Local, cuyo objetivo se enfoca en el municipio de Caibarién. El territorio se selecciona debido a que cuenta con un canal local y en el mismo se implementa el Programa Nac…[Read more]
Rocío Quispe-Agnoli deposited “Escribirlo es nunca acabar”: cuatrocientos cinco años de lecturas y silencios una de Opera Aperta colonial andina in the group Archives on Humanities Commons 2 months, 4 weeks ago
This essay introduces a collection of scholarly contributions, from inside and outside of Peru, to the study of the Andean colonial world. These essays address once again Guaman Poma de Ayala’s chronicle in its 405th anniversary in 2020. Unknown, invisible, mute for almost 300 years, the ladino Indian’s “letter to the king” reveals itself as a ta…[Read more]
Art Style | Art & Culture International Magazine is an open access, biannual, and peer-reviewed online magazine that aims to bundle cultural diversity. All values of cultures are shown in their varieties of art. Beyond the importance of the medium, form, and context in which art takes its characteristics, we also consider the significance of…[Read more]
Candace Bailey deposited Charleston Belles Abroad: The Music Collections of Harriet Lowndes, Henrietta Aiken, and Louisa Rebecca McCord in the group Archives on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Review of Charleston Belles Abroad in Journal of American History
“Lives in Turkish” is an ongoing research project held at Boğaziçi University Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies. We trace the journey of life-writing in Turkish, collect metadata and visuals about biographical publications and biography subjects introduced to the Turkish reader since the early 1800s. Our aim is to propose a c…[Read more]
“One foresees a great academic career for Bihani Sarkar precisely because she has neglected the living tradition(s) of Shakta tantra, which she has mapped wrongly in her espicable book. In short, Bihani Sarkar writes for academic kudos in the Western world. She is like a learned medical student who has only read of human anatomy but never seen a…[Read more]
“Kierkegaard’s output is vast and earlier, was not available in English. Had they been available then certainly [Edith] Stein, [Simone] Weil, [Hannah] Arendt, and [Susan] Neiman would have constructed their theodicies around Kierkegaard more fully, abandoning the charlatanism of Martin Heidegger’s Nazi histrionics. These Princeton hardbacks, han…[Read more]
Can the Indian manuscript and manuscript library be art? In what follows, I reflect on this question by examining a set of photographs I created for an art project called Manuscriptistan. I explain what it has meant for me to aestheticise Indian manuscript libraries and manuscripts, and I offer some insights about why it is important for scholars…[Read more]
“Selling Science in the 20th Century” was a public talk delivered as part of the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Saturday Speakers series. The presentation focused on Beckman Instruments, science advertising, the Beckman Historical Collection, and the digitization component of CHF’s Beckman Legacy Project. Audience members also had the opportunity…[Read more]
When we think we know Fernando Pessoa, a new surprise arises: this time, one related to the genesis of Mensagem, the most established and celebrated book of the Pessoan canon. That book, published in 1934 with a title only finalized at the time of the typographical proofs, was initially called Portugal—an inscription dating from 1910, when P…[Read more]
Jim McGrath deposited Mapping Violence Syllabus (Brown University Undergraduate Course; Taught by Monica Muñoz Martinez, Jim McGrath, and Edwin Rodriguez; Spring 2020) in the group Archives on Humanities Commons 7 months, 2 weeks ago
PDF copy of the syllabus for “Mapping Violence,” an undergraduate course co-taught by Profs. Monica Muñoz Martinez and Jim McGrath with Teaching Assistant Edwin Rodriguez. The course draws on and contributes to work from Mapping Violence, a digital restorative justice initiative focused on acts of state-sanctioned racial violence in Texas and…[Read more]
Over the course of the last year the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML) and the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Roshan Institute-UMD) have begun collaborating with the Raja of Mahmudabad family on the preservation of their important manuscript collection. The project will help protect the…[Read more]
This paper deals with the theme of Atonement. It is a rudimentary paper which has been prepared in a hurry in these trying times; especially for the use of students all over the world during the ongoing pandemic of COVID 19. It deals with the title of Atonement. The article should be cited properly if referred to by anyone. It is made open access…[Read more]
The American Religious Sounds Project, a joint effort from Michigan State University and Ohio State University, has been gathering sound recordings of American religious life since 2014. The project is undertaking a dual process of expanding to other institutions and ingesting the collection into the Vincent Voice Library at MSU.
With thousands…[Read more]
Some notes on the history of the band, from the band’s extinct website, together with scans of two books of minutes of the old Llangollen Town Band which were discovered some years ago as part of a parcel of books in an antique shop in Yorkshire. It is not known how or when the books became “lost”, but the original books now reside safely with the…[Read more]
Kalle Westerling started the topic Opportunity: Digital Humanities Research Institute, June 15–24, 2020 in the discussion Archives on Humanities Commons 11 months, 1 week ago
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You are invited to apply for the second Digital Humanities Research Institute (DHRI), which will take place at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. This ten-day institute will introduce participants to core digital humanities skills, and help…[Read more]
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