Colored Conventions

Developed a digital humanities website, in collaboration with Dr. Gabrielle Foreman et al. (University of Delaware).  The site illuminates the so called Colored Conventions, postbellum meetings of Black Americans around the profound issues of the day, through mapping and digital humanities methods.  This project was built on the Omeka CMS for Digital Humanities and Neatline, Geoserver integrated…

Web Maps for Digital Humanties

As I’m currently working with two digital humanities groups on web projects, I have been thinking about easy/free ways to get humanities, particularly historical, resources on the web.  The heavier weight self-hosted option we’re using is Omeka, and the lighter weight-cloud hosted option is ArcGIS Online.  Omeka provides the kind of exhibits, metadata, and other…