Omeka Launch 2018

Hi everyone! Please drop in to the soft launch of the most recent pages on the English 500 graduate student digital library exhibit, Movable Type: Print Material in Special Collections, on Thursday 29 March at 9-10am in the departmental meeting room (Cle C344).

Students will be giving demos of their material:

  • Chase Templet on Sir Walter Ralegh’s The History of the World(1614)
  • Ashley Howard on John Donne’s Biathanatos (1648)
  • Gennie Kirk on A Collection of Plays Performed at the Theatres Royal in London and Dublin (1764-1801)
  • Jordan Erlendson on James Cook’s Voyage to the Pacific Ocean(1784)
  • Kate Fralick on The Strand Magazine (1891-1950)
  • Kailey Fukushima on The Girl’s Own Paper: Supplementary Volume (1915)
  • Tyler Fontenot on BLAST: The War Number (1915)
  • Carly Cumpstone on the Castle of Frankenstein (1962-1975)
  • Talia Greene on Heresies Magazine (1977-1993)
  • Graham Boldt on The Play of Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Barbarian Press, 2010)

Hope to see you there to celebrate this impressive graduate student collections-based research using the Omeka digital exhibit platform, which builds on student work from the previous year’s cohort.


Some of the students will also be presenting their material at a Treasures and Tea event, organised by Special Collections, on Wednesday 4 April at 1-3pm in the Special Collections seminar room.

Treasures and Tea: Old Books, New Tools

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