EphemaWHAT?!? This is the title of Sarah Wasserman’s (Assistant Professor, Dept. of English) podcast on ephemera. In the podcast interview, Wasserman explains what is ephemera and why is it worth studying; Check… Read More
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Where Are They Now? Featured DELPHI Alumni: Elizabeth Humphrey
Elizabeth Humphrey (Winterthur Program in American Material Culture) was a participant in the Delaware Public Humanities Institute in 2018. She is graduating from her MA program in May 2019 and has… Read More
CFP: College Book Art Association (due June 30, 2019)
CFP: College Book Art Association January 2-4, 2020, New Orleans, LA PDF Version https://www.collegebookart.org/Calls_for_Proposals/ https://cbaa.submittable.com/submit French explorers put New Orleans where it is because indigenous people showed them a bayou… Read More
Black Bibliographia: Print/Culture/Art – Great discussions!
The conference “Black Bibliographia: Print/Culture/Art” took place on April 26 and 27 and hosted around one hundred attendants in order to discuss what is a black book. The first day… Read More
CFP: “Space, Place, and the Spirit of Material Culture” (due May 20, 2019)
CALL FOR PAPERS for the Annual Conference of The Communal Studies Association October 17 to 19, 2019 Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, Delaware “Space, Place, and the Spirit of Material Culture”… Read More
Launching the Material Culture Perspectives Book Series!
The series publishes innovative studies on material culture in literary, visual, and historical studies. The series seeks titles that engage with physical objects— broadly defined and including their formal attributes, ascribed… Read More
ThingStor: A Material Culture Database for Finding Objects in Literature & Visual Art
Students and faculty from the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware are proud to announce the launch of the first database prototype connecting objects, literature, and… Read More
On January 28, 29, and 30, 2019, the Center for Material Culture Studies (CMCS) at the University of Delaware held its first data entry marathon for our ongoing DH project… Read More
“Electric Light An Architectural History” by Dr. Sandy Isenstadt
How electric light created new spaces that transformed the built environment and the perception of modern architecture. In this book, Sandy Isenstadt examines electric light as a form of architecture—as… Read More
WANTED: 1,000 OBJECTS!
The Center for Material Culture Studies (CMCS) at the University of Delaware is excited to announce the growth of ThingStor: A Material Culture Database for Finding Objects in Literature &… Read More