Student Research Partnership in Cinema and Media Studies: The Wandering House

25 January 2023

In summer 2022 Valentina Guerrero Chala ’24 and Cecilia Cornejo worked to develop a digital version of the Lanesboro Community Quilt. This quilt is part of a larger project called…

screenshot of The Wandering House website

Summer Research Partnership in English: Legacies of the Minstrel

23 January 2023

In Summer 2022 Sophia Heidebrecht ’23 worked with George Shuffelton, Professor of English, to conduct bibliographical research on the figure of the minstrel in the Anglo-American tradition. The project’s aim…

Reliques of Ancient English Poetry frontispiece

Summer Research Partnership in Classics: Pompeii I.14 Project

23 January 2023

In summer 2022 Sidra Michaels ’23, Samantha Zimmerman ’24, and Jordan Rogers, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, did field research with the Pompeii I.14 Project. The overarching goal of the…

students resting on an ancient rune

Summer Research Partnership in Archaeology: PAMA Archaeology Project: El Proyecto Arqueológico Medio Ambiental

23 January 2023

In the summer of 2022, Sarah Kennedy, Robert A. Oden, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the Humanities and Archaeology, Sophie Bagget ‘23, Claire Boyle ’25, Collin Kelso ’25, Ezra…

picture of the PAMA team of researchers

Summer Research Partnership in Russian: Swan as a Dinner Dish

17 January 2023

In Summer 2022 Marjorie Mitalski ’24 worked with Laura Goering, Professor of Russian, on the project Swan as a Dinner Dish. Swan was a staple of Medieval and Renaissance banquets,…

Swan Pit, Norwich

Student Research Partnership in Chinese: Chinese Popular Culture: Constructing a Self Online Amid Urban-Rural Divides, Consumerism, and Social Upheavals

3 October 2022

In the summer of 2021 David Ahrens ’22 and Marianne Gunnarsson ’22 worked with Associate Professor Shaohua Guo on a research project which investigates the questions “What is popular culture?”…

drawing of a blue teardrop

Contemporary Scholarship and Teaching in German Studies

19 September 2022

This past summer, the German faculty applied for a Humanities Center summer research circle to support each other in projects related to both teaching and research (and the connections between them). In…

Carleton German on frisbee

Settler Colonialism: Global and Local Connections

6 October 2021

Our reading circle explored the concept and practices of settler colonialism across multiple contexts: Minneapolis, Palestine, and Alaska. The texts that we read spoke to our individual research interests as well as our commitment to tracing global crises that stem from the violent displacement of Indigenous communities in both the US and abroad. We were particularly interested in interrogating how settler colonialism strengthens and maintains white supremacy in a given place (e.g., Minneapolis, Palestine) and transnationally.


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19th-20th century art and cultural change: shared scholarship

26 September 2021

Baird Jarman (Art History) and Susan Jaret McKinstry (English) both research the visual culture of the Anglo-American world during the long nineteenth century, approaching art as matter — whether material,…

person with odd hat

Bringing the Past to (Virtual) Life through Digital History Research and Pedagogy

7 December 2020

The Mitford and Launditch Hundred House of Industry, now the Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum, presents the historian with major opportunities for (re)imagining the past. Our digital modelling necessitated pulling off the mask it currently wears as a museum, stripping away the residue of its time as a twentieth-century Old Age Home, and uncovering the architectural and functional changes that turned it into a Union Workhouse of the New Poor Law period, after 1834.

Digital 3D model of the 1777 Gressenhall House of Industry produced by the authors and their student collaborators and rendered in Unity 3D.