Michael J. Price Lab for Digital Humanities

Other DH Projects at Penn

Penn has many exciting digital humanities projects underway beyond what the Price Lab funds. Lead researchers on these other projects include several members of the Price Lab Executive Board and other scholars closely involved in the activities of the Lab. Included in the following list are projects funded by the Digital Humanities Forum, the two-year pilot initative (2013–2015) which led to the Price Lab for Digital Humanities. All researchers are Penn affiliated unless otherwise indicated.

 

Mapping the Cultural Landscape of Gordion through Aerial Photogrammetry

P.I.: Lucas Stephens, PhD Student, Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Program

Co-Investigator: C. Brian Rose, James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology and Professor of Classical Studies

Stephens uses a Phantom 2 Vision Plus Quadcopter with GPS to map the ancient capital city of King Midas, the archaeological site of Gordion in central Turkey. This project was partially funded by the Digital Humanities Forum. More

Penn Network Visualization Program

P.I.: Danielle Bassett, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Department of Bioengineering
Co-investigator: Sara (Cindy) Hodgson, Visual Artist

The program teaches network science to visual artists in order to to support the development of new network visualization techniques to enhance scientific research, to increase dialog between artistic and scientific communities, and to optimize educational efforts to teach children about our network life. More

Tivoli Stories: A Multi-Media Installation and Web Application

P.I.: Deborah A. Thomas, Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies

“Tivoli Stories” is a multi-media installation and social memory project designed to create an archive of people’s experiences during the May 2010 state of emergency when Jamaican security forces entered West Kingston to apprehend and extradite Christopher “Dudus” Coke to the United States. This project was partially funded by the Digital Humanities Forum. More

Exploring Phrygian Funerary Practices through a Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of the Tomb Chamber in Tumulus MM at Gordion

P.I.: Peter Cobb, PhD Student, Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Program

Co-Investigator: C. Brian Rose, James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology and Professor of Classical Studies

A 3d computer model of the interior of the world's oldest extant wooden structure, a tumulus tomb chamber located at the archaeological site of Gordion in central Turkey. This project was partially funded by the Digital Humanities Forum. More

Surface Reading: An Online Social Edition of Benito Cereno

P.I.: Heather Love, R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor of English

Co-Investigators: Sharon Marcus, Columbia; Stephen Best, UC Berkeley

A website that will enable parallel line-by-line commentaries on Herman Melville's Benito Cereno (1855), commentary by readers, digitized versions of relevant historical and manuscript sources, and a set of tools that makes it possible for readers to closely describe the text and its contexts. This project was partially funded by the Digital Humanities Forum. More