The Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative
Administered by the Department of Anthropology in partnership with the Lab for Educational Advancement in Digital Research and MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, the Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative supports efforts that equip students with the skills and experience to thoughtfully apply digital methods and computational approaches to cultural heritage materials, collections, data, challenges, and questions.
Cultural Heritage Informatics Grad Fellowship Program
Digital Heritage Fieldschool
Open to both non-MSU and MSU students alike, the Digital Heritage Fieldschool is an intensive, 5-week long, 6 credit course in which students build applied skills and gain practical experience in the thoughtful application of digital methods and computational approaches to critical challenges and pressing topics in the world of heritage.
Recent Updates From the CHI Blog:
This summer, I updated Africa's Imperial Commodities, a digital history project that explores export data from Africa to Europe. I added a new commodity page that examines the history of gum exports from West Africa. Additionally, I updated other pages to elaborate on the historical context and to engage more fruitfully with the limitations of the dataset. I made these...