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DAHSS 2018 Part 2, Report: Digital Arts and Humanities Summer School 2018 by Odila Schroeder

The DAHSS 2018 convened in Nottingham the last week of June 2018 – it brought together PhD students from the East Midlands, and the South, West and Wales DTP for a fun-filled week of immersion into the Digital Arts and Humanities. For all those who were not able to attend, I have compiled some notes …

DAHSS 2018 – Part 1; Researchers in a Digital Age, Coming September 14th by Odila Schroeder

Following the hugely successful Digital Arts and Humanities Summer School earlier this year, a group of students will reconvene in Bristol on September 14th 2018 for a full day of thrilling news and fascinating discussions about all things digital. See details at the end of this blog for how you can join us – if …

Introducing DHC Leonardo Fellow Aja Ireland.

DHC’s Leonardo Fellow Aja Ireland introduces herself, her team and the virtual reality project that they have been working on since earlier this year and hope to build upon over the coming months. I am an interdisciplinary artist who creates immersive audience interactions and participatory experiences with diverse audiences, and am very excited to take …

Handy Heritage Pack Facilitates Fieldwork by Kimberley Weir

History PhD candidate Kimberley Weir borrowed one of our Heritage Digital Activity Packs to take along on a field trip to the Philippines in May, we asked her to let us know how useful she found it, she went one further and wrote us a blog!  The Heritage Digital Activity Pack (available from the Digital …

The Djanogly Archive Digitisation Project by Niall Walsh

Final year History undergraduate Niall Walsh writes about the Djanogly Digitisation Project which he and four other student volunteers (names below) have worked on  throughout 2017-18. Since January myself and four other volunteers have been working on the Djanogly digitisation project. This work has been carried out under the guidance of Digital Humanities Centre Manager …

Inspiring Slides: Jan Siberechts’ Wollaton Hall and Park by Ariane Watson.

This week’s blogger is second year Ancient History student Ariane Watson who was inspired by a slide in the collection that brought back childhood memories and has relevance to all of us working and studying in close proximity to one of Nottinghamshire’s finest buildings and most beautiful parks! Growing up in Nottingham my childhood was …

The Scaling the Sublime Artcode project by DHC volunteer Chloe Austin.

This year volunteers from the Digital Humanities Centre (DHC) teamed up with Crop Up Gallery to create the online content for Lakeside Arts current exhibition: Scaling the Sublime: Art at the Limits of Landscape. Volunteer Chloe Austin reflects on the project below. A few weeks ago, I attended the private view of Scaling the Sublime: …

The Scaling the Sublime Artcodes project

One of this year’s most exciting DHC projects has been to produce digital content for the ‘Scaling the Sublime: Art at the Limits of Landscape’ exhibition which opens this week at Lakeside Arts’ Djanogly Gallery. The exhibition, co-curated by History of Art’s Nicholas Alfrey and artist Rebecca Partridge, features the works of seven contemporary artists, …

Inspiring Slides: John Singer-Sargent’s Mrs. Fiske Warren and Her Daughter Rachael by Ellen Smithies

This week’s Inspiring Slide features a famous work by artist John Singer-Sargent who features prominently in the American section of the Humanities slide collection. This particular slide caught the eye of third year Classical Civilisation and History of Art joint hons student Ellen Smithies. John Singer-Sargent was a late nineteenth and early twentieth-century painter famous …

Inspiring Slides: Mr. Wood’s Dog Vulcan by Lois Howorth

Today’s Inspiring Slide was chosen by Classics MA student Lois Howorth who chose a little known painting by William Hogarth to write about. Find out how you could be inspired by the School of Humanities’ slide collection at the end of the blog. There is not a lot of information to be found about this …