The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate in public humanities for the academic year 2013-14. While the nature of an applicant’s specific interests and areas of expertise are left open, these should be complementary to the present makeup of the Center. Areas of interest: documentary studies, community memory, digital public humanities, cultural heritage, cultural policy, informal education, public art, and historic preservation.
What exactly is digital storytelling? Over the course of the Spring semester, students in Tyler Denmead’s ‘Digital Storytelling’ course have tried to answer this question while exploring the narrative possibilities of new media. On Monday, May 13th, we will showcase a range of our best work in the Digital Scholarship Lab at the Rockefeller Library from 4-6 pm. Because some things just can’t be digitized, this event will also feature brownies.
For the first time on May 4th & 5th, Providence will join 85 other cities around the world in celebrating Jane’s Walk—a festival of free walking tours led by locals about what matters to them in the places they live and work. Nate Storring is a first-year Public Humanities MA candidate who is serving as the Providence City Organizer for Jane's Walk. Read on!