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Preparing for XR - Hands On Community Design for a Digital Age

Preparing for XR – Hands On Community Design for a Digital Age

For the past few months, I have served on the steering committee for a proposed Extended Reality (XR) space on the University of Rochester’s River Campus.  My tenure as an Andrew D. Mellon Fellow in Digital Humanities has provided me with many opportunities to engage with a broad range of digital tools and techniques aimed...
Morris Eaves

Morris Eaves

      Morris Eaves is Program Director for the Mellon Graduate Program in Digital Humanities. He is also Professor of English and Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities. For more information, please visit his faculty page hosted by the Dept. of English.
Patrick Sullivan

Patrick Sullivan

Education: BA, George Mason University, English, 2009; MA, George Mason University, English, 2012. Bio: Patrick Sullivan is a fifth-year PhD student in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. Patrick’s current research focuses on television’s remediation of cinema’s and radio’s sonic forms, with particular weight given to non-realist genres....
Alicia Chester

Alicia Chester

  Education: BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2003; MA, Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2010. Biography: Alicia Chester is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. Alicia is an artist, writer, and educator with a background in...
Jiangtao (Harry) Gu

Jiangtao (Harry) Gu

Education: A.B., History & Media and Society, Magna Cum Laude, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2013. Biography: Jiangtao (Harry) Gu is a fifth-year PhD student in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester where he also holds an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in the Digital Humanities. His dissertation, entitled China in Prospects: Photographs from Empire to...
Oishani Sengupta

Oishani Sengupta

Education: B.A. in English Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2013; M.A. in English Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2015. Biography: Oishani is a third year PhD student in the Department of English. Her work focuses on illustrated novels in the Victorian period and their role in shaping national and cultural identity. Oishani works as a Research Assistant...
Julia Tulke

Julia Tulke

Education: B.A. Social and Cultural Anthropology, Free University Berlin, 2011; M.A. European Ethnology, Humboldt University Berlin, 2014. Biography: Julia Tulke is a third year PhD student in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies. Her work focuses on street art and graffiti as mediums of expression and dissent in cities undergoing social and political crises. In...
Helen Davies

Helen Davies

  Education: B.A. History and Classical Civilizations with minors in Latin, Medieval Studies, Anthropology, Loyola University Chicago, 2009; M.A. Medieval Studies, University of York, 2011; M.A. Digital Humanities, 2013 Biography: Helen Davies is a second year PhD student in English. Her interests focus on the early medieval multi-cultural British Isles, medieval maps, and digital humanities....
James Rankine

James Rankine

Education: BA, History with Honours First Class, University of Queensland, 2005; MA, History, University of Rochester, 2014. Biography: James Rankine is a fifth year PhD Candidate in the Department of History.  His dissertation examines the cultural and social history of pirates, piracy and violence in the early modern Atlantic.  In particular, James’ work seeks to...