Omeka Exhibition Assignments for AEAH 5813: Visual Culture of Refugees and Migrants

In Fall semester 2014, Professor Jennifer Way in the department or Art History and Art Education invited UNT Libraries Public Services to collaborate on a classroom experiment to encourage her students to develop digital exhibits as an alternative to the traditional seminar paper. Digital Humanities Coordinator Spencer Keralis and Art Reference Librarian Rebecca Barham were embedded with Dr. Way’s graduate art history seminar.

Special Collections to house archives from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters

During the past 38 years, a nonprofit cultural arts institution in downtown Dallas, The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, has hosted Academy Award nominees, Grammy winners and some of America’s most noted jazz musicians and comedians, as well as unknown performers who later became famous.