Digital Liberal Arts Projects at Penn State

General Knowledge Project

General Knowledge Project This is a collaborative research project exploring the relationship between generalized encyclopedic knowledge formation and the racialization of peoples, cultures, and practices. The project is seeking to develop a classifier...

Faulknerbot

Faulknerbot Faulknerbot chatbot built with AIML (Artificial Intelligence Markup Language) and PyAIML.Conversational data retrieval is rapidly replacing keyword search on mobile devices. Faulknerbot allows users to discover content through natural language...

The Behrend History Project

The Behrend History Project Digitalizing the history of the Hammermill Paper Company and the Penn State Behrend campus with XML/TEI.

Social Knowledge Timeline

The Social Knowledge Timeline The missing link for teams working with collaboration platforms, social media, and version control. Using Slack to organize teams is great! Wouldn’t it be great to have a way to integrate these organic conversations into the history of...

Mapping Maupassant’s Bel-Ami

An example of literary cartography, “Mapping Maupassant’s Bel-Ami“ is a collaborative project developed in the advanced undergraduate course, FR453Y: La Belle Epoque: Société et Culture en France de 1800 à 1914.

The Manuscript Almanacks of Mary Moody Emerson

“Best known as the brilliant aunt of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), Mary Emerson kept throughout her life a series of hand-made manuscript booklets she called “Almanacks.” This unpublished manuscript series spans over fifty years and one thousand pages…

The People’s Contest

The People's Contest is directed by a team of scholars and librarians to advance scholarship on the Pennsylvania home front during the Civil War era.  The website is a resource station for the vast and diverse collections of archival material around the...

Learning as Play

Principle investigator: Jacqueline Reed-Walsh, Penn State College of Education URL: http://sites.psu.edu/play/ Learning as Play is an animated, interactive archive of 17th- to 19th- Century narrative media for and by children. A movable book is a literacy...

Mapping Decadence

Project Team: Hélène Huet, Principle editor and project lead URL: http://mappingdecadence.org/ “Mapping Decadence” is a project developed by Hélène Huet, Ph.D. candidate in the French and Francophone Studies Department at Penn State. The goal of this...

12th Street Project

Principle investigators: Students and faculty at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College URL: https://sites.psu.edu/12thstreetproject/ Contact: Penn State (Erie) Digital Humanities Lab at psudhlab@psu.edu The 12th Street Project is a major collaborative...

German-Language Broadsides in North America, 1730-1830

Principle editor: Hermann Wellenreuther, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Collaborator: Penn State University Libraries and Penn State U Press URL: !!http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/digital/fraktur.html!! The "German-Language Broadsides in North...

Public Philosophy Journal

The Public Philosophy Journal, a project of the Humanities in a Digital Age Initiative, is an innovative open access, open peer review online publication in philosophy. It is designed to re-envision the relationship between the academy and a wider public by creating an open space for accessible but rigorous scholarly discourse on issues of public concern.

Mapping Penn State Archives

“Mapping Penn State Archives,” created by Laura Michael Brown’s Honor’s First-Year composition class, features a Pennsylvania State University digital archive collection and historical campus map.

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