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ASA Annual Meeting Podcast Series feat. Profs. Limb and Alegi

ASA Annual Meeting Podcast Series feat. Profs. Limb and Alegi The African Studies Association, in collaboration with the Africa Past and Present podcast, launched a new podcast series at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (December 1-3, 2016). Professors Limb and Alegi, in partnership with Mike Green and the Matrix Digital Lab, recorded interviews…

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Louisiana Freed Slaves Data Now Available on Slave Biographies

Dr. Brian Mitchell teams up with Matrix and the Department of History to publish data on almost 3,000 freed slaves from Antebellum New Orleans.MSU Matrix Center for the Digital Humanities and the Department of History are pleased to announce the publication online of data about almost 3,000 freed slaves that were living in the city…

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The Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice: Livestream

The Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice: Livestream Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and organized by Michigan State University’s Department of Anthropology and MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, the Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice will bring together archaeologists and closely associated scholars interested in developing…

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The Journal of West African History’s International Launch Conference

The Journal of West African History’s International Launch Conference The Journal of West African History (JWAH) hosted the International Launch Conference on “The State of the Field and New Directions” at the Marriott at University Place in East Lansing. On Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016, scholars and students were brought together to…