A recent series of discoveries in the South African National Archives provides for new strategies to map the growth and development of townships over the forty-six year apartheid era.
A database of video clips from early silent films to contemporary Anime, with annotations and metadata that can be shared with consortial institutions for scholarly and instructional activities.
Development of a virtual Confucius Temple that would allow the user to enter a temple to explore the sites and sounds of the Confucius Temple, its spirit niches, and ritual instruments.
This database is part of a collaborative project to map historic sites across South Africa’s townships, focusing on the history of Soweto’s built environment and the role of its historic resources in the liberation movement.
A unique, three-dimensional archive interface that allows visitors to easily guide themselves through a 3D re-creation of Soweto, combining both education and exploration as they learn about the places, people, and past of Soweto.
"National reconciliation and peace building can be promoted through the effective use of innovative heritage projects for empowerment while providing redress for marginalized communities."
Civil War materials from Oneida County, New York (in which Hamilton College is located). Most of these materials were written by soldiers of the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, their family and friends.
The American Prison Writing Archive will be a place where incarcerated people can bear witness to the conditions in which they live, to what is working and what is not inside American prisons, and where they can contribute to public debate about the American prison crisis.
The goal of this archival project is to provide users with virtual access to the history of Soweto so that they may better understand a critical period in South Africa’s history.
The Institute for Global Africana Studies (IGAS) seeks to foster scholarship and teaching on race, gender and ethnicity in the U.S. and abroad.