Author: Nat Zappia

Natale Zappia is one of the Project Leads at DigLibArts. Zappia is the Nadine Austin Wood Chair in American History at Whittier College. He is the author of numerous works related to Early American Indigenous and environmental history. Check out his work here: https://www.natalezappia.com.

Digital Environmental History at Whittier

Digital Environmental History at Whittier!     Jan term at Whittier provides unique intensive teaching and learning opportunities. This January, students enrolled in Professor Zappia’s “North American Environmental History” course took part in several experiential activities, including visiting the Port of LA, working intensively in the SUrF,garden, Skyping with the nationally recognized organic farmer and “digital …

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DigLibArts Sponsors annual High Tech Happy Hour

DigLibArts Sponsors annual High Tech Happy Hour! In December, faculty and staff enjoyed an evening at the top of the Science and Learning Center hosted by DigLibArts. The event featured ongoing projects by the DigLibArts “pllars.” These faculty are pursuing varied projects involving digital archiving, wellness, domain developing, digital storytelling and worldbuilding, and open source …

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11/12 Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Symposium

Dig Lib Arts hosted a livestream digital symposium with our partners at the Digital Scholarship and Curriculum Center (DSCC) at Connecticut College (ConnColl) at the Garrett House. The keynote speakers was Nicholas Bauch, PhD, who published the first project in Stanford University Press’s digital scholarship publication series. His born-digital project, Enchanting the Desert (May 2016) integrates his scholarship on the Grand Canyon with …

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Dig Lib Arts Hosting “Digital Indigenous Mapping” Event on 11/1

Dig Lib Arts is co-hosting with the Department of History a major “Indigenous Mapping and the Digital Humanities” event on 11/1. The event will feature the work of cutting edge digital scholarship revolving around mapping Indigenous spaces. The projects featured include MAPPING INDIGENOUS LA and a new NEH “Indigenous American Cultures Mapping Project.” Speakers include: Dr. Mishuana …

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