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  • HyperStudio explores the potential of new media technologies for the enhancement of education and research in the humanities. Our work focuses on questions about the integration of technology into humanities curricula within the broader context of scholarly inquiry and pedagogical practice.

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  • Our central goal is to provide individual digital humanities project participants flexibility in modeling, analyzing, and presenting their materials as they choose – while also allowing researchers to combine features from other projects in innovative ways.
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  • h+d Insights

    h+d insights is HyperStudio's weekly newsletter about current trends, discussions, and opportunities in the digital humanities.

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    December 7th, 2015 by Evan Higgins

    Telling Forgotten Stories; Testing Traditional Narratives

    As HyperStudio’s other new resident Research Assistant, I’m finding it hard to believe that I’m nearly one fourth of the way through my time here. I’ve worked so far on a number of interesting Digital Humanities projects exploring topics as …

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    October 6th, 2015 by Josh Cowls

    Taking Artbot Forward

    It’s great to be getting underway here at MIT, as a new graduate student in CMS and an RA in HyperStudio. One of my initial tasks for my Hyperstudio research has been to get to grips with the exciting Artbot

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    December 10th, 2014 by Rachel Schnepper

    Collaborative Insights through Digital Annotation: A Workshop

    Rethinking the Connections between Annotation, Reading, & Writing
    January 23, 2015
    [Update: Links to video found in agenda below]

    Instructors and students in the humanities and the liberal arts increasingly work in an electronically supported and extended world of multimedia texts. …

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    October 10th, 2014 by Rachel Schnepper

    Annotation Studio v.2.0 Webinar

    Annotation Studio is an easy-to-use, free, and open source digital annotation tool created by HyperStudio, designed in consultation with academic instructors and researchers.

    Have you heard about Annotation Studio and would like to learn more?  Are you interested in incorporating

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    Projects Featured Work


    Blacks in American Medicine 1860-1980

    Blacks in American Medicine (BAM) is an upcoming Hyperstudio project t… View this project...

    Annotation Studio

    Annotation Studio is an open source web application that engages stude… View this project...

    US-Iran – Missed Opportunities

    The US-Iran Relations Project brings scholars and policymakers from b… View this project...

    Comédie-Française Registers Project

    The Comédie-Française Registers Project (CFRP) aims to make access… View this project...
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