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IWU Digital Humanities Fellows 2022

These projects represent the work of the 2022 Digital Humanities Summer Fellows.

This project was funded, in part, by funds received through the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Bloomington Normal Community Health

This project used textual analysis to generate keywords for selecting possible health initiatives from a large clearinghouse of such practices, and then used both textual and environmental analyses to recommend specific approaches.

Team: Amber Anderson, Amanda Victoria Balaba, Alex Dawson, and Leah Matlin

Exploring Education Through Digital Humanities
This project used textual analysis and data visualization tools to sort through multiple factors seeking correlations between socio-cultural-environmental factors and educational attainment scores.

Team: Zoe Hovde, Kacie Moore and Josh Reed
Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Playwriting

This project seeks to connect Hurston's anthropological research to her plays, in ways that invite a variety of users, from high schoolers encountering her work for the first time to theater goers to dramaturges producing one of her works.

Team: Ellie Kurtz, Julia McMahon, Leah Rosen, and Mishwa Bhavsar

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