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 →

Join us for DH events and workshops at Rutgers University Newark. Workshops Using HistoryPin for Spatial Humanities and Social Sciences Connecting area, space and place with theoretical concepts is the lynchpin of the emerging paradigm of spatial literacy. HistoryPin is a simple, interactive social media tool instructors can use to help create compelling course assignments with a spatial literacy component. This one hour workshop will give instructors a brief introduction to spatial literacy concepts and get them started using creating and using HistoryPin accounts. Options for administrating HistoryPin for course work and group projects will be discussed. Instructor: Krista White (Digital Humanities Librarian). Thursday, FebruaryRead More →