By annieswafford on October 8, 2015
[Written by Joanna Swafford and cross-posted from https://annieswafford.wordpress.com/2015/10/07/pedagogical-outreach-for-nines] I’m happy to announce that I am now on the NINES Executive Council as the Head of Pedagogical Outreach! I’m honored by this new position, and I’m eager to start! In the coming weeks and months, I hope to do a survey of how the projects NINES has […]
By annieswafford on March 13, 2012
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, we’re presenting an image of a St. Patrick’s Day parade in NYC from the early 1900s!
By annieswafford on November 28, 2011
In honor of Thanksgiving last week, today’s image of the week is of a Thanksgiving masking event from the early 1900s. For Thanksgiving masking, children would be dressed as beggars and would go door to door asking for pennies or apples.
By annieswafford on September 27, 2011
Annie Swafford is a NINES fellow for this academic year and a 4th year PhD student in English at UVa. [Much of this content appeared in a modified form in this blog post for the Scholars’ Lab’s Praxis Program] This year, like last year, we NINES fellows will be blogging about our areas of DH interest. […]
By annieswafford on September 26, 2011
In honor of the recent discovery that neutrinos might travel faster than the speed of light, thus overturning much of physics as we know it, today’s image of the week is a photograph of women using microscopes in a science class at the turn of the century.
By annieswafford on April 27, 2011
[Joanna Swafford is a NINES Fellow for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 years and a Ph.D. Candidate in English at the University of Virginia.] In keeping with survey style of my previous post, I thought it would be helpful for this post to address the manifold uses of digital humanities in music. I became interested in […]
By annieswafford on April 25, 2011
In honor of the royal wedding coming up on Friday, today’s photo of the week comes from the George Grantham Bain Collection and shows the wedding cake for Woodrow Wilson’s daughter from 1913.
By annieswafford on February 13, 2011
In the interests of humor and this holiday, enjoy this photo from the Library of Congress’ collection, lovingly entitled “You amorous little upstart, I’ll teach you not to hug married men.”
By annieswafford on February 9, 2011
[Joanna Swafford is a NINES Fellow for the 2010-2011 year and a Ph. D. Candidate in English at the University of Virginia.] Before becoming a NINES fellow, I had a bit of experience with digital humanities, primarily through my work doing digital transcriptions of the Madison and Adams papers through the Virginia Foundation for the […]
By annieswafford on October 4, 2010
This photo of the week depicts suffragettes in New York on parade, holding umbrellas with slogans to make their case. Check out this experimental set of photos from the George Grantham Baines collection to see this and other equally interesting images.