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Transforming Art History in the Digital Revolution

Professor Caroline Bruzelius will be delivering the keynote at the Digital Art History Research Group (#DAHRG) Seminar at The Courtauld Institute of Art on June 12, 2017. In her talk, she will reflect on the ways in which technology can transform experiences of seeing and being in the world, engaging several public-facing projects, including Visualizing […]

‘Prayers Long Silent’: Protecting endangered heritage in post-conflict Cyprus

The Wired! Lab is pleased to host, in collaboration with the Computational Media Arts & Cultures Rendezvous, Michael J.K. Walsh, Associate Professor of Art History, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. “‘Prayers Long Silent’: Protecting endangered heritage in post-conflict Cyprus” The walled city of Famagusta, Cyprus, with its French Gothic churches, […]

ARLIS/NA Reviews Kingdom of Sicily Database

The Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database has received a review in the Art Libraries Society of North America Multimedia & Technology Reviews. Among her comments, the reviewer notes that “The Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database really takes advantage of a robust search interface and linked data, both features, which have the ability to […]

Upcoming Duke & Wired! Events

We in the lab are excited about the range of conversations happening around digital humanities at Duke this spring! Here are some of the upcoming events that feature Wired! Lab scholars: Monday, March 20th Munch & Mull Duke Libraries Discussion Group Unconventional Curriculum — Encouraging students’ scholarly use of images 12:00-1:00pm – Lee Sorensen (Murthy […]

Sta. Chiara Team to Present in Naples

After an exciting year of discovery, the international team of scholars and students investigating the history of Sta. Chiara’s lost choir screen will present their findings at the site of study. Congratulations to all on their hard work and scholarly contribution to historic understandings of Sta. Chiara in Naples and medieval Italian architecture! Read more […]

Fall 2016 Course Projects Round Up

Fall 2016 yielded exciting new mapping and modeling projects from Wired! courses. We are pleased to be able to share some of them with you:   Mapping Italian Baroque Art & Architecture Students in ARTHIST 256 Italian Baroque Art used Omeka and Neatline to create digital archives and exhibitions that use annotated historical maps, timelines, and […]

Duke’s Spring Digital Workshops & Events

Whether you’re a student, staff or faculty member, there are many opportunities to brush up your digital knowledge this spring at Duke. Topics range from Microsoft Office to command line to HTML to 3D printing to data visualization and everywhere in between. Here are some workshop series you’ll want to check out: Data & Visualization Services In Spring 2017, […]

Reimagining a Medieval Choir Screen

In Fall 2016, the Wired! Lab hosted two Master’s students, Andrea Basso and Elisa Castagna, from the University of Padua. The following is an account of their experience at Duke and the project they worked on. Project Sta. Chiara in Naples   Sta. Chiara is one of the largest churches of Naples, erected between 1310 […]

Spring Undergraduate Fellowships

Wired! is excited to announce new research opportunities for Duke undergraduates in Spring 2017. Interested in becoming a Wired! Fellow? You could become part of a team that is animating historical imagery; building a historical geospatial database; or designing an interactive mobile app for the Nasher. Read the project descriptions below for more information! If […]