Jones and Husker alumni contribute to book about digital humanities workshops

Photo Credit: Sarita Garcia, Claire Jimenez, and Jeannette Jones
Mon, 02/13/2023 - 13:02

Photo above: Sarita Garcia, Claire Jimenez, and Jeannette Jones.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty member Jeannette Jones and alumni Sarita Garcia and Claire Jimenez contributed a chapter in the new book, "Digital Humanities Workshops: Lessons Learned", published by Routledge Books.

The book is the first entirely devoted to digital humanities workshops, according to co-editor Laura Estill of St. Francis Xavier University.

With colleague Tony Frazier of North Carolina Central University, the group offers four perspectives on the event "New Storytellers: The Digital Ethnic Studies Institute" held at the university in the summer of 2021. The chapter "Creating More Inclusive Spaces for African American Studies and Ethnic Studies in Digital Humanities Workshops" and abstract are available online.

Jones is Happold Professor in the Department of History and the Institute for Ethnic Studies. Jimenez earned her PhD from the Department of English and is now an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina. Garcia ('19) earned her MA from the Department of History and is a web developer in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.