For this Digital Data Stories (DDS) Series on Series entry, we’re exploring our Creative Series. Creative endeavors rarely enter into discussions of archaeological data literacy. And yet, the complex skills required to create art make them perfect for the palimpsest of narrative that is archaeology. Due to this, we thought leveraging creativity would be a […]
Call for Applicants for Digging Up Data: Turning an Idea into Digital Scholarship is live!
In 2021, the Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context, launched Digging up Data, a collaborative initiative in partnership with the American Society of Overseas Research Early Career Scholars Committee (ASOR ECS). The overwhelming interest in our pilot program encouraged us to team up again to promote data literacy and public scholarship among early career scholars. Under the […]
The Dirt on Data: NEH-NADAC Institute Launch
Networking Archaeological Data and Communities (NADAC), our Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), officially launched on Saturday, January 21, with the debut of the first monthly workshop of its two-year curriculum! The first Institute workshop, held on Zoom, focused on creating “clean” data with […]
Introducing the Networking Archaeological Data and Community (NADAC) Institute Cohort
With the launch of the Networking Archaeological Data and Community Institute (NADAC) around the corner, it’s time to introduce the incoming NADAC Scholars! NADAC is an Institute for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities, a program supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The NADAC Institute will foster a community of scholars–including graduate students, museum […]
Act 8: Editing our Stories
Fall and early winter have been a whirlwind here at the Data Literacy Program (DLP). Between testing two Creative Series Data Stories and our other work, we did not post as much via AAI News. So what were we working on behind the scenes?
AAI / Open Context Welcomes New Digital Humanities Program Associate
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Melissa Cradic to the AAI / Open Context team as Digital Humanities Program Associate. In this new role, Melissa will manage and lead digital humanities workshops and seminars related to our organization’s recently awarded NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities and NSF FAIR Open Science grants […]