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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 …

Inspiring Slides: James Malton’s ‘The Custom House, Dublin’ by Niall Walsh.

Today’s Inspiring Slide was chosen by second year History student Niall Walsh who chose James Malton’s The Custom House, Dublin, 1792. Find out how you could be inspired by the School of Humanities’ slide collection at the end of Niall’s blog. The slide I have chosen to write about depicts a drawing by James Malton, …

DHC’s new HDAP: Heritage Digital Activity Pack by Ranait Flanagan

This year the Digital Humanities Centre has invested in some new equipment which we will be revealing here on Digital Dialogues over the coming weeks. One of the new arrivals that we are excited about is the Heritage Digital Activity Pack, otherwise known as the HDAP. The HDAP is available to all Arts students, its …

Inspiring Slides: John Frederick Lewis, ‘Indoor Gossip, Cairo’ by Fatima Kasujee.

The first Inspiring Slides post of the 2017-18 academic year is by second-year History student Fatima Kasujee. Fatima is one of this year’s intake to the DHC’s student volunteer scheme and it was whilst working with the slide collection that her eye was caught by the work of John Frederick Lewis. John Frederick Lewis was …

The ISYP Digitisation Project: A New Year by Jamie Shakespeare.

A new academic year has just begun, and with it comes the next stage of the DHC student Volunteer’s project to digitise and build an online archive of the Classic’s departments Independent Second Year Project (ISYP) student work (you will recall that in this innovative module ‘students select not only the subject-matter of their work but …