DSD 2017

Digital Scholarship Day 2017


Digital Scholarship Day is a celebration of innovative technologies and methods

used by Wellesley College faculty, staff, and students.

Please join us Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, in Pendleton Atrium

Interactive Digital Scholarship Showcase


Lightning Talks & Virtual Reality Demo 4:15-5:30PM

  • 3D Skeletal Pathology Project
    - Generate additional study materials using 3D printing
    - Adam Van Arsale, Jordan Tynes, Anthropology 209 students
    - ANTH 209 Forensic Anthropology

  • Excavating Greece in Virtual Reality
    - Explore a funerary monument and manipulate 3D models of various artifacts
    - Bryan Burns, Jordan Tynes
    - CLCV 214 Bronze Age Greece

  • Game Worlds
    - Explore philosophical questions through student-created games

    - Julie Walsh (Philosophy)
    - PHIL 106 Introduction to Moral Philosophy
  • Mapping Social Networks in La Princesse de Clèves: The ‘Commerce’ of the French Court
    - A digital "mapping" of social interactions in _La Princesse de Clèves_ (1678)

    - Hélène Bilis, Cynthia Chen, Casey Pattanayak, Jenifer Bartle
    - FREN 278: "Court, City, Salon: Early Modern Paris, A Digital Humanities Approach
  • Transcription of an Early Modern Manuscript
    - Laura O'Brien, Katherine Ruffin, Ruth Rogers, Sarah Wall-Randell; Heather Wolfe, Curator of Manuscripts at the Folger Shakespeare Library; Paul Dingman, Project Manager for Early Modern Manuscripts Online; Transcribathon Participants
    - ARTH 299: History of the Book from Manuscript to Print, ENG 325: Advanced Studies in 16th- and 17th-Century Literature
  • Piecing Together the Past: 3D Reconstructions of Nubian Artifacts in Boston and Khartoum
    - processing photographs to create 3D models using photogrammetry

    - Elizabeth Minor, Jordan Tynes
    - ANTH 246 - From Glyphs to Bytes: Ancient Egypt and the Future of Digital Humanities
  • Quantitative Analysis Institute Online Resources
    - Casey Pattanayak, Katharine Liang '17, Joanna Milton '16, Kily Wong '16
    - STAT 260, QAI Summer Course
  • Interactive Graphical Display of Mental Health Data 
    - Hannah Murphy '19, Amy Johnson '17, Prianka Bhatia '17
    - STAT 260, QAI Summer Course
  1. Julie Walsh (Philosophy) - Games & the Davis

  2. Megan Chen ‘17 - Turning a Photo of a Person into a Heatmap - (inspired by Angela Bahns, Psychology)

  3. Tavi Gonzalez (English) and Kat Liang ‘17 - Analyzing the reception of Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go

  4. Kristina Jones (Biological Sciences) - Testing Course Management Tools in an Introductory Science Course
  5. Alexandria Guo ‘19 - Interdisciplinary Research: Intersections, Connections, and Collaborations (EDUC 322)

  6. Alden Griffith (Environmental Studies) - Custom web apps for introductory data exploration and analysis

  7. Sun-Hee Lee (Korean) - Capstone portfolios for KOR 309

  8. Cynthia Chen '19 - The Princess of Cleves Visualizations

  9. Sara Ludovissy (LTS) and Marci Hahn-Fabris (LTS) - Collegewomen.org: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education

  10. Liza Oliver (Art) - Piranesi in Rome Digital Exhibits

  11. Isabel Staccuneddu ‘17 - E-portfolios (WGST 312)

  12. Alla Epsteyn (Russian) - Mini-series for Intermediate Russian

  13. Kat Liang ‘17 - QAI Online Resources

  14. Elizabeth Minor (Anthropology) - Creating 3D models from a 2D book

  15. Jordan Tynes (LTS) - Elements of a Virtual Learning Environment

  16. Cynthia Chen '19 and Stephanie Song '19 - Webscraping twitter and personality types (QR 260)

  17. Margaret Justus ‘17 - Classical Antiquities at Wellesley College

  18. Erin Battat (Writing) - Art & Propaganda: Davis Museum Omeka Exhibits (WRIT 138)

  19. Rosalind Liang ‘19 and Jenny Xie ‘18 - Mapping Social Interactions in a French Novel using Gephi (FREN 278)

  20. Nhia Solari '19 and Melanie Passaretti '18 Planetary habitability videos (ASTRO 120)

  21. Laura O’Brien (LTS) - Transcribathon

  22. Hannah Murphy ‘19, Amy Johnson ‘17, Prianka Bhatia ‘17- Interactive graphical display of mental health data (QR 260)

Want to see last year's talks? Click here.
(Talks have a 3 minute limit! Beware the gong!)