Author: Samantha Stevens-Hall

The DH@Guelph Summer Workshop was held at the University of Guelph the first week of May 2017. I attended the OMEKA Workshop, which was co-taught by University of Guelph Special Collections Librarian Melissa McAfee and Library Associate Ashley Shifflett McBrayne, …

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As a historian of Africa and the colonized world, my research continuously pushes me to consider the unequal power relationships that govern the preservation and presentation of knowledge about the past in these places. Asking questions about how the history …

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Working on a Digital Humanities project as a historian of Africa requires a level of accountability to the people whom your work is about and affects. This responsibility requires an understanding of the history of cultural theft on the continent …

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I am a 4th year PhD candidate (ABD) in the History Department and new Graduate Fellow at the Sherman Centre. I study the Intellectual History of Africa and have spent the last two years digging around in archives on 3 …

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