CMCS is proud to feature Matthew Rinkevich’s online learning resource, built with his material culture colloquium. Students engaged in independent research to catalog objects they found in plays they read in class. Check out the… Read More
CMCS is hosting its sixteenth Emerging Scholars symposium on April 24 and 25th! This year’s theme is Animaterialities: The Material Culture of Animals (Including Humans). The page will be updated with details shortly.
UD’s Center for Material Culture Studies encourages students engaged in material culture studies to apply for DELPHI (Delaware Public Humanities Institute) fellowships for summer 2020. The 2020 Delaware Public Humanities Institute will take place May 21-June 5 (May 21-22,… Read More
King George III will not stay on the ground. Ever since a crowd in New York City toppled his equestrian statue in 1776, burying some of the parts and melting the rest into bullets, the… Read More
The Communal Studies Association is holding its annual conference at Winterthur October 17-19, 2019. This year’s theme is “Space, Place, and the Spirit of Material Culture. See here for more details.
UDAILY writes about Professor Anne Bowler’s class, “Sociology of Art & Culture.” Together, they created a digital gallery of the work of Wilmington artists. Read the full article here!
The Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center announces a special grant funding opportunity for arts & sciences faculty. More information can be found here!
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 it out here: https://www.ephemeral.show/episode/ephemawhat
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 of the conference started with… Read More
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 the visual arts! You can… Read More