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  •   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......

  • The beginning of the new semester has brought some new faces within the Digital Matters Lab pursuing compelling research. We welcome two new Graduate Student Fellows: Natalie Slater, an MA candidate from the College of Environmental Humanities, and Laurie Larson, an M.Arch candidate in the......

  • Digital Matters is excited to announce the Spring 2023 Calendar of events we will be hosting in the Marriot Library and Digital Matters Lab. We will be hosting lectures and workshops throughout the current semester by students and faculty who are advancing their respective fields......

  • 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......

  • Digital Matters at Marriott Library invites students, staff, and faculty with digital scholarship projects to work alongside the ProtoSpace team. This is a chance to be social and generative, to collaborate with peers, and to get feedback from scholars in other disciplines. Feel free to......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • Independent documentary directed by Digital Matters Graduate Fellow John Sutter, Baseline: Part 1, has received the honor of being awarded the Enterprise Documentary Fund Production Grant from the IDA (International documentary association). The grant is awarded to documentaries that investigate original contemporary stories that integrate......

  • We’re excited to announce a couple more additions to our Fall 2022 Digital Matters department, Prof. Eric Herschthal has been awarded our faculty grant and John Sutter, a graduate student in the department of Film and Media Arts, has been awarded our 2022 Graduate Residency......

  • PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Digital Matters at the University of Utah is pleased to announce the Spring 2023 Faculty Grant. This provides research funding to Tenure-line and Career-line faculty in the Humanities, Fine Arts, Architecture + Planning, School for Cultural and Social Transformation, and Marriott Library working in......