Danya Pilgrim

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Danya
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Pilgrim
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I am in a joint doctoral program in African American and American Studies at Yale. I work in 18th and 19th-century America with a focus on the social and cultural history of African-Americans and women. I am also particularly interested in public history.

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I earned an M.A. in History and a Museum Studies Certificate from the University of Delaware before entering a joint doctoral program in African American and American Studies at Yale. My work is centered in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America around issues of race and gender. I have additional interests in early American foodways and domestic arts, public history and the digital humanities. I also hold a bachelor’s from Wake Forest University and a master’s from Wheaton College (IL).

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Lecture: Copyright and the Digital Humanities

March 6 2013
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Kenny Crews , director of Columbia University’s Copyright Advisory Office, will present a lecture on “Copyright and the Digital Humanities” on Wednesday, March 6 at 5:00 p.m. at the University of Delaware. Crews’ talk continues the 2012-2013 lecture series, "Perspectives on Digital Humanities." The...
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Lecture: iPad Shakespeares

February 20 2013
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Kathy Rowe, a founding partner in the Luminary project and co-director of the Luminary edition of The Tempest and Kristen Poole, University of Delaware English professor and Luminary project literary expert, will present “iPad Shakespeares” on Wednesday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m. at the University...
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Lecture: "Measuring the Impact of the Digital for the Humanities: The Possibilities of the Balanced Value Model"

November 14 2012
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Simon Tanner , founding director of King's Digital Consultancy Services at King's College London, will present "Measuring the Impact of the Digital for the Humanities: the Possibilities of the Balanced Value Model" on Wednesday, November 14 at 5:00 p.m. at the University of Delaware. Tanner's talk...
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"Teaching (Design) Thinking"

November 7 2012
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The 2012-2013 University of Delaware lecture series, "Perspectives on Digital Humanities," will open on Wednesday, November 7 with a lecture by Jeffrey Schnapp, Faculty Director, metaLAB@Harvard and Faculty Co-director, Berman Institute for the Internet and Society, Harvard University. His lecture...
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