Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project? My research focused on creating a sculpture installation through which I tested a process of designing and digitally...

Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project?As a special collections cataloger, I think very deeply about how to describe books, archival collections, and other...

Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project?One of the most important things to me, both in my personal life and in my professional endeavors,...

Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project?I created an environmental volunteer engagement platform called Climate Hope. On this Airtable platform, environmental organizations in Utah...

  Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project? My digital matters project explored the world of dataveillance, a form of capitalistic surveillance that relies on extracting...

Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project? I’m directing a feature-length documentary called BASELINE: Part 1, and used the Digital Matters fellowship both to move...

Did racial slavery play a meaningful role in the rise of today’s climate crisis?  That’s the question driving my current research project, and one that a recent Digital Matters Faculty Fellowship has helped fund. The broader project, tentatively titled “Carbon Conscripts: Slavery and the Origins of...

Briefly describe your project and the challenges, lessons learned, and obstacles overcome in the execution of it. What were the professional, academic, and personal motivations underlying your project?I’m currently working on a digital, comprehensive archive of Womyn’s Community News, a Lesbian newsletter based in Salt...

This project attempts to historicize the very recent past (the last 25 years) of poetry publishing. In doing so, I hope it provides another vocabulary or way of thinking about how the poetry community has and will continue to change.--Max Schleicher, Fall 2020 DM Graduate...