These events are made possible in part with support from TUCASI.
September 29, 2018
A one-day symposium for educators exploring the complex landscape of the Transatlantic Slave Trade through archival investigations. Featuring source documents and artifacts from the National Archives of the United Kingdom, participants will learn hands-on strategies for unpacking the layers of this global system. Geography will be used as the organizing theme for each investigation, making the workshop accessible and transferable to any grade level or classroom setting.
October 2, 2018
While any number of intriguing and influential digital humanities initiatives have emerged over the past decade, it has become increasingly clear that successful digital efforts must be carefully conceived and managed over time to realize their scholarly potential. This day-long conference, presented by the National Humanities Center, will focus on planning, logistics, and long-term maintenance of digital humanities (DH) projects.
April 3–5, 2019
This unique three-day summit of scholars and experts from across the country features a dynamic intersection between discussion, presentations, and exhibitions, grounded with practical site excursions. By bringing Environmental Humanities experts into discussion with other scholars, teachers, activists, artists, and others, Beyond Despair intends to foster cooperation between these various groups, impact the field of environmental humanities, and launch dialogue that has the potential to change how environmental issues are taught in classrooms across the country.