Digital Humanities Workshop: Prof. Craig Steven Wilder on MIT and Slavery

Thursday, November 04, 2021 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

The Nexus, Hayden Library, 14S-130


The Digital Humanities Workshop provides a flexible, dynamic space for faculty and researchers to connect with one another about digital research and teaching topics. This semester will focus on innovative approaches to storytelling that combine archival methods and digital tools. Our Fall 2021 sessions are:

  • Thursday, October 7, @5:00 PM: Professor Christine Walley (Anthropology), on rethinking online archives through interactive documentary work in the Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project.

  • Thursday, November 4, @5:00 PM: Professor Craig Steven Wilder (History), on the progress and challenges of sustaining the MIT and Slavery curricular project. 

  • Thursday, December 2, @5:15 PM: Professor Catherine D’Ignazio & Wonyoung So (DUSP/Data + Feminism Lab), on documenting commemoration in the U.S. with Audit the Streets.

This series is co-hosted by the MIT Libraries and Programs in Digital Humanities.

All attendees will be required to check in with their MIT/Mobile ID or Tim Ticket. If you are not on Covid Pass and would like to attend, please email

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School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), Schwarzman College of Computing


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