|S. Livingston and C. Claiborne|
July 24 marked the opening day of an institute on technology use and digital humanities among HBCU scholars."Mapping the Future by Mining the Past" is a UNCF Mellon Summer Teaching & Learning Institute organized by Morehouse College scholars Corrie Claiborne and Samuel Livingston.
The participants include scholars from Claflin University, Dillard University (including poet Mona Lisa Saloy), Morehouse College, Paine College, and Spelman College. Over the course of three days, the scholars will discuss best practices in digital humanities (DH), utilizing iPads for DH work, digital resources, blogging, documenting digital works, and working with archives.