The Center for Digital Humanities is a research and innovation incubator for the computational study of the human condition.

Computational tools make it possible for humanities researchers to respond to the world’s enduring and emerging needs in ways that complement conventional scholarship, even as such tools invite inquiries that are scaled to capture and analyze the densest possible contexts and data sets.

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Buffalo Soldier VR Project

Buffalo Soldier VR Project

CDH is working to create an online exhibition and a traveling virtual reality (VR) field trip kit about the history of the Buffalo Soldiers stationed in Arizona. The goal is to spark discussion, learning, and reflection in learners of all backgrounds and learning levels about how disparate groups in Arizona have struggled for freedom and equality from post-Civil War to today.

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Discovering Community in the Borderlands

Discovering Community in the Borderlands The Discovering Community in the Borderlands project is a unique Augmented Reality (AR) experience where visitors will learn about some of the diverse communities of Southern Arizona. As this is a collaborative project of the...

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Pottery Project

Pottery Project

Pottery Project The Pottery Project celebrates the Indigenous pottery-making traditions in the U.S. Southwest and northwest Mexico by showcasing 500 choice specimens from a larger, renowned collection of 24,000 whole vessels held at the Arizona State Museum located on...

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Anti-Racism Extended Reality Studio (UA-ARXRS)

Anti-Racism Extended Reality Studio (UA-ARXRS)

anti-racism extended reality studio (UA - ARXRS) The Anti-Racism Extended Reality Studio, or UA-ARXRS hopes to test the capacity of immersive and interactive "extended reality" tools, including volumetric video capture, virtual reality and digital narrative. "Knowing...

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Late Diagnosis Starting with a Tweet Animation

Late Diagnosis Starting with a Tweet Animation

Late diagnosis starting with a tweet The University of Arizona Poetry Center is proud to present the below poem by Khadijah Queen as part of their annual programming with the Poetry Coalition. The theme for the 2022 Poetry Coalition is “The future lives in our bodies:...

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Advancing the Presidio

Advancing the Presidio

Advancing the presidio The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio built in 1775. It is a cultural tourist attraction in the heart of downtown Tucson that allows visitors to travel back in time to learn about life as early...

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ACLS Photogrammetry

ACLS Photogrammetry

ACLS Photogrammetry The ethniCITY Photogrammetry Project (Dec. 2021 - Spring 2023) is funded by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), and is led by Dr. Jonathan Crisman, Assistant Professor of Public & Applied Humanities at the University of Arizona...

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Sarape

Sarape

wrappedin color Legacies of the Mexican Sarape Join Zapotec textile artist Porfirio Gutiérrez and ASM curators to learn about the iconic Mexican Saltillo sarape’s history, regional influence, and contemporary manifestations. Discover how Indigenous textiles embody the...

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