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Digital Humanities Launch Event featuring Chad Leahy, PhD



When:

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014, at 4:00 PM

Where:

Room 204

Event Description:

Please join us in room 204 of Falvey Memorial Library on Wednesday, April 2 at 4:00 p.m. as we celebrate the launch of a digital humanities project! Working with Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Chad Leahy, PhD; the support of the Aurelius Digital Humanities Initiative; and the Villanova Institute for Teaching and Learning, students in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures have collaborated to produce a scholarly digital edition of “El Perú en sus tradiciones, en su historia, en sus artes,” a unique early 20th-century Peruvian manuscript held at Special Collections in the Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova. A visually rich scrapbook of Peruvian history and culture, the anonymous and undated manuscript incorporates numerous photographs, post cards and detailed illustrations as it traces a Peruvian national narrative stretching from pre-Columbian times to the early 20th century.

Dr. Leahy’s talk is titled “El Perú en sus tradiciones, en su historia, en sus artes: A Digital Edition

The event, sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events:

 
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 205
 
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 204
 

 


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