The Revisualization of an Icon of European Literature: Petrarch’s Rerum vulgarium fragmenta H. Wayne Storey, Indiana University September 26, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Teleconference Lecture Hall, Room 403 Alexander Library, 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ Since Giovanni Mestica’s 1896 critical edition until today, editions of Petrarch’s Rerum vulgarium fragmenta have relied heavily on features of Bembo’s two Aldine editions (1501 and 1514) while claiming adherence to the manuscript whose production the poet oversaw the last seven years of his life. Yet MS Vaticano Latino 3195 represents two very difference kinds of document that require two unique orientations for its interpretation. The new “rich-text” editionRead More →

Are you interested in digital humanities? Did you know that the Libraries and SAS recently opened an interdisciplinary Digital Humanities Lab in Alexander Library? Come to one of two open house events to learn about the DH Lab, mingle with DH-curious colleagues, and help to shape the future of DH at Rutgers. Digital Humanities Lab Open House Events June 2nd at 10:00 am, or June 8th at 12:00 pm Digital Humanities Lab, Room 406-407 Alexander Library 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Francesca Giannetti.Read More →

All are welcome to join the official launch of a digital exhibit on Seabrook Farms at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library. A reception will follow. Invisible Restraints: Life and Labor at Seabrook Farms, which will be hosted by the New Jersey Digital Highway, is a product of the collaborative work of graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in Prof. Andrew Urban’s course, “Public Histories of Detention and Mass Incarceration.” By the 1950s, family-owned Seabrook Farms—located in Cumberland County, New Jersey and founded in 1913—was the largest agribusiness in the United States. At the height of its production, the companyRead More →