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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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    Change ahead
    December 30th, 2018 by Kurt Fendt


    As of January 1, 2019, HyperStudio’s research and development will be rebranded and refocused under a new name: “Active Archives Initiative” ( Existing projects such as “Annotation Studio”, “Idea Space”, the “US-Iran Relations” project, “Blacks in American Medicine”, …

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    Artbot Screenshot
    June 20th, 2018 by Nikhil Dharmaraj

    Renovating Artbot

    This summer, one of HyperStudio’s projects is the renovation of Artbot, a mobile website that serves to recommend current art exhibits for Boston-based users. Our plans for Artbot this summer are three-fold: to improve and expand scraper functionality, to make Artbot a native iOS app, and to add a social feature to the app. Read the rest of this entry...
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    AnS photo for workshop
    December 14th, 2017 by rachelpt

    Collaborative Close-Reading: Using Annotations in the Classroom

    This workshop explores digital, collaborative annotation as a strategy for teaching and learning. You will hear from instructors about their experiences, learn about best practices of using annotation in different humanities subjects, and be introduced to Annotation Studio, a free …

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    Workshop Image
    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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    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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