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Living with Oil in Ecuador

June 23, 2016

Living with Oil in Ecuador explores the experience of life-with-oil in the city of Esmeraldas, Ecuador. A city of over 160,000 people, Esmeraldas is home to the largest state-owned refinery in Ecuador. Environmental injustices associated with the refinery are common … Continued

Digital Feminists of Carolina

June 23, 2016

The Digital Feminists of Carolina project seeks to give transparency to the significant questions of who is doing digital humanities work at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, what kind of work they are engaged in, how and … Continued


June 23, 2016

What forms of scholarship become possible when we reconceive of the spaces between readers, writers, and texts as thresholds rather than boundaries? as dynamic zones of embroilment rather than definitive limit-points? In an effort to answer this question, this project … Continued

Media and the Movement

June 23, 2016

Media and the Movement: Journalism, Civil Rights, and Black Power in the American South is directed by Joshua Clark Davis, Assistant Professor at the University of Baltimore and Seth Kotch, Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continued

Black Lunch Table

June 23, 2016

The Black Lunch Table (BLT) is an ongoing collaboration between artist and UNC Assistant Professor of Art Jina Valentine and New York-based, media and social-practice artist, Heather Hart. First staged in 2005 at the preeminent artist residency Skowhegan School of … Continued


June 23, 2016

In 1625, Nicholas Ferrar and his mother Mary left London to found the Anglican community of Little Gidding. There, the extended Ferrar family practiced a rigorous schedule of communal devotion: they prayed and sang together at appointed hours; children read … Continued

Seeing Syllabi

June 14, 2016

The idea for the Seeing Syllabi project grew out of brainstorming sessions with some colleagues (Steve Brauer, Christine Tulley, Zac Zimmer, and Michael Simeone, any of whom may rejoin our efforts at some point) at the Digital Humanities High Performance … Continued

Charlotte 1911

May 24, 2016

Charlotte 1911 “Charlotte 1911” is a collaborative project between the Digital Innovation Lab at the University of Chapel Hill and the Levine Museum of the New South, whose mission is to “engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and appreciation … Continued

Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement

May 12, 2016

The purpose of the Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement website is to share information, resources, and research on the long civil rights movement. By featuring the long civil rights movement, we seek to broaden and deepen the traditional understanding … Continued

Civil Rights History Project

May 4, 2016

The Civil Rights History Project, mandated by an Act of Congress in 2009, is a joint undertaking of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress. The project … Continued


April 13, 2016

The How Do You Say It? project is an interdisciplinary and community service oriented project that exploits DH Press to layer, map and visualize information about the Spanish language varieties used to address Latin@ audiences in the prevention of intimate … Continued

IDEA Music

March 20, 2016

IDEA Music | Musica IDEA explores what it means to read the arcane notation and page designs of 16th-century music. With an initial focus on the frottola (song) books of the first music printer, Ottaviano Petrucci, IDEA Music illustrates applications … Continued

Fillmore Boys School in 1877

February 24, 2016

The Fillmore Boys School in 1877: Racial Integration, Creoles of Color and the End of Reconstruction in New Orleans is a digital history project that analyzes the 1877 register of the Fillmore Boys School, one of the desegregated schools in … Continued

Exploring Celtic Civilizations

January 26, 2016

Exploring Celtic Civilizations is an online coursebook suitable for undergraduates introducing the field of Celtic Studies: the various kinds of evidence available about Celtic-speaking communities through over two millennia and the methods available for understanding them. This digital coursebook thus … Continued

Loray Mill Project

January 14, 2016

Using 1920 census enumerations and the 1922 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of the area, the DIL is “reconstructing” the Loray Mill Village as it was in the early 1920s. This was an important moment in the history of the mill … Continued

Locating Lynching

December 24, 2015

Inspired by the Equal Justice Initiative’s recent report on lynchings in the American South, Locating Lynching seeks to locate and document lynchings in North Carolina using DH Press. Begun in February of 2015 and powered by students in the First … Continued

Recovering Hayti

November 24, 2015

Recovering Hayti is an ongoing collaborative project being undertaken with Preservation Durham, a local historical preservation society whose mission “is to protect Durham’s historic assets through Action, Advocacy, and Education.” This beta project is an emulation of the “Repopulating Hayti” … Continued

First Century of the First State University

November 11, 2015

The First Century of the First State University presents materials that document the creation and growth of the University of North Carolina during the period 1776-1875. The manuscripts, printed materials, and images included in this collection have been selected to … Continued

Early Maps of the American South

November 11, 2015

Early Maps of the American South contains a large collection of historical maps that pertain to the American South, dating to the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries.

Driving Through Time: The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

November 11, 2015

Driving Through Time: The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway is a virtual trip through the history of this beautiful 469-mile “elongated park.” Conceived during the depths of the Great Depression as part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal and completed in … Continued

Documenting the American South

November 11, 2015

Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral … Continued

Digital Portobelo

November 11, 2015

Digital Portobelo: Art + Scholarship + Cultural Preservation is an interactive on-line collection of ethnographic interviews, photos, videos, art work, and archival material illuminating the rich culture and history of Portobelo, Panama–a small community located on the Caribbean coast of … Continued

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina

November 9, 2015

The Colonial and State Records of North Carolina has been an extraordinary resource for students of North Carolina’s history for over one hundred years. The series includes documents and materials from throughout the country and from several European repositories covering … Continued

Church in the Southern Black Community

November 9, 2015

The Church in the Southern Black Community collects autobiographies, biographies, church documents, sermons, histories, encyclopedias, and other published materials. These texts present a collected history of the way Southern African Americans experienced and transformed Protestant Christianity into the central institution … Continued

Psychasthenia 2

November 9, 2015

Psychasthenia 2 is the latest work by Psychasthenia Studio.Psychasthenia 2 is an interactive artwork that explores the culture of psychological diagnosis and treatment within the context of a highly mediated consumer culture that often produces the ills it purports to … Continued

Consolidated Clothing and Costumes Archives (Costar)

November 9, 2015

The Consolidated Clothing and Costumes Archives provides web support for several collections of garments associated, primarily, with university and professional theatrical costume programs. It is an extension of the Costar web archive that was used for several years by the … Continued

Excavating Occaneechi Town

November 9, 2015

Excavating Occaneechi Town will allow you, the public, to learn about the Occaneechi people’s history and culture from a unique perspective. You will be able to interact with your computer terminal as if you were actually a member of the … Continued

Digital Munya Project

November 9, 2015

The digital munya project is is an ongoing multidisciplinary effort to visualize this important medieval building type, its landscape setting, and its interior decoration. We are developing a fully navigable 3-D model, which uses a gaming platform to provide scholars … Continued


September 10, 2015

DH Projects @ UNC intends to be a repository and resource of digital humanities projects completed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If you know of a project that should be included, please contact Dan Anderson or … Continued

Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina

September 10, 2015

Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina documents the state’s history through a spatially based presentation of commemorative monuments, shrines, and public art. This digital collection enables users to visualize and analyze the historical memory of the state of North Carolina by … Continued

Antiquity À-la-carte

September 10, 2015

The Antiquity À-la-carte application is a web-based GIS interface and interactive digital atlas of the ancient world, featuring accurate historical, cultural, and geographical data produced by the AWMC in addition to the entire Pleiades Project feature set. The map is … Continued

African American Performance Art Archive

September 10, 2015

The African American Performance Art Archive makes crucial documentation of historically significant performances by African American artists available on-line to artists, scholars, and students in the spirit of intellectual exchange. This is also a preservation project. Data for the archive … Continued

Ancient World Mapping Center

September 10, 2015

The Ancient World Mapping Center is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Center promotes cartography, historical geography, and geographic information science as essential disciplines within the field of ancient studies through innovative … Continued

First-Person Narratives of the American South

September 10, 2015

First-Person Narratives of the American South is a collection of diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives written by Southerners. The majority of materials in this collection are written by those Southerners whose voices were less prominent in their … Continued

Going to the Show

September 10, 2015

Going to the Show documents and illuminates the experience of movies and moviegoing in North Carolina from the introduction of projected motion pictures (1896) to the end of the silent film era (circa 1930). Through its innovative use of more … Continued

Main Street, Carolina

September 10, 2015

Main Street, Carolina is designed to encourage and facilitate the production of digital projects about the history of towns and cities in North Carolina. We work in collaboration with local organizations around the state to originate, plan, and develop online … Continued

Mapping the Long Women’s Movement

September 10, 2015

Mapping the Long Women’s Movement is an experiment with indexing, using, and ultimately understanding oral history in new ways. The project began with the Southern Oral History Program’s work on the “long civil rights movement,” an approach to civil rights … Continued

North Carolina Experience

September 10, 2015

The North Carolina Experience collects a wide variety of print and manuscript materials that tell the story of the Tar Heel State as seen through representative histories, descriptive accounts, institutional reports, fiction, and other writing. It comprises printed works, images, … Continued

North Carolina Maps

September 9, 2015

North Carolina Maps is a comprehensive, online collection of historic maps of the Tar Heel State. Featuring maps from three of the state’s largest map collections — the North Carolina State Archives, the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, and … Continued

North Carolinians and the Great War

September 9, 2015

North Carolinians and the Great War examines how World War I shaped the lives of different North Carolinians on the battlefield and on the home front as well how the state and federal government responded to war-time demands. The collection … Continued

Oral Histories of the American South

September 9, 2015

Oral Histories of the American South is a three-year project to select, digitize and make available 500 oral history interviews gathered by the Southern Oral History Program (SOHP). These 500 are being selected from a collection of over 4,000 interviews, … Continued

Pleiades Project

September 9, 2015

Pleiades gives scholars, students, and enthusiasts worldwide the ability to use, create, and share historical geographic information about the ancient world in digital form. At present, Pleiades has extensive coverage for the Greek and Roman world, and is expanding into … Continued

Southern Homefront, 1861-1865

September 9, 2015

The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865, presents documents related to all aspects of Southern life during the Civil War. In particular, government and civilian publications demonstrate the Confederate States of America’s unsuccessful attempt to create a viable nation state. This collection includes … Continued

Thomas E. Watson Papers

September 9, 2015

This digital collection provides comprehensive access to the papers of Thomas E. Watson (1856-1922), a prominent Southern Populist politician, lawyer, and author. Using this digital collection, researchers may search and browse digitized materials from the correspondence and pictures series, or … Continued

Unbuilt Blue Ridge Parkway

September 9, 2015

A Digital Public History Project created by History 671: Introduction to Public History, UNC-Chapel Hill, Fall 2013, this interpretive exhibit is a companion project to Driving Through Time: The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway, a repository of Parkway historical materials hosted … Continued

Library of Southern Literature

September 9, 2015

The Library of Southern Literature includes a wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924. This collection was originally based on Dr. Robert Bain’s bibliography of the hundred most important southern literary works and continues to … Continued

North American Slave Narratives

September 9, 2015

North American Slave Narratives collects books and articles that document the individual and collective story of African Americans struggling for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. This collection includes all the existing autobiographical narratives … Continued

Verses & Fragments: The James L. Dusenbery Journal

September 9, 2015

At the heart of Verses and Fragments is the journal of James Lawrence Dusenbery: the “book of verses and fragments” that he kept to chronicle his senior year at the University of North Carolina from 1841 to 1842. To help … Continued

William Blake Archive

August 27, 2015

The William Blake Archive is a hypermedia archive sponsored by the Library of Congress and supported by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Rochester, and the Scholarly Editions and Translations Division of the National Endowment … Continued