Southern Spaces: Sapelo Island flyover

Explore the ecosystems of Sapelo Island, a barrier island on the Georgia coast, through ground and aerial video illustrating a past that may forecast the future under climate change. Posted on the journal Southern Spaces, the short narrated video and companion essay, Sapelo Island Flyover, present a sample of the work underway on the Georgia […]

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Emory students connect writer Zora Neale Hurston’s life to locations with interactive map

An interactive map connecting locations with the work and life of renowned American folklorist and writer Zora Neale Hurston is featured as part of a special class project developed by Emory College of Arts and Sciences students. Megan Slemons, a GIS librarian with the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), helped the students develop the map […]

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Emory’s latest annual report highlights initiatives with ECDS projects

Emory University’s latest Annual Report of the President features several campus initiatives that involved digital projects developed with the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), including: American Excavations Samothrace The Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project Holocaust Denial on Trial (HDOT) The Letters of Samuel Beckett Shakespeare and the Players Read more: 2016 Annual Report of the […]

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Southern Spaces: Yellow Fever, the Antebellum Gulf South, and German Immigration

The collective medical geography of the Gulf South is the latest topic in the Public Health in the U.S. and Global South series of the online journal Southern Spaces, published by Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS). The article explores the topic through examination of 19-century travel and settlement writing published in the German-speaking states of northern Europe. Author Paul Warden, a […]

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On the web with Kerouac and the Beats: What’s in an anthology?

A new website, Networking the New American Poetry, features a kind of literary LinkedIn of 20th century writers associated with the Beat Generation by networking their connections as authors, editors, and translators. The site brings together poets featured in Donald Allen’s influential anthology, The New American Poetry, 1945 – 1960, and the published materials of […]

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