Digital incubator fellows to discuss projects Sept. 20

Digital incubator fellows to discuss projects Sept. 20

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Graduate students who participated in the University Libraries' Digital Scholarship Incubator fellowship program will discuss their work at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Andrews Hall, Bailey Library.

The incubator promotes student-led digital research and scholarship. Participating students receive a stipend to support 12-week, summer research projects, one-on-one and group consultations with a range of Nebraska faculty and staff, co-working space, hardware and software. Students also can particpate in additional professional development opportunities and cohort experiences.

The 2017 incubator ran from May 15 to Aug. 4. Participating fellows who will discuss their projects, are:

  • Erin Bertram, English, "It's Not a Lonely World: Gender, Genre, and Literary/Digital Exploration"

  • Grace Brown, history, "High Penalties: Mapping Drug-Free Zones in Omaha"

  • Linda Garcia Merchant, English, "Chicana Diasporic: The Chicana Caucus of the National Women’s Political Caucus. A Nomadic Journey of the Activist Exiled"

  • Alexis Swendener, sociology, "Engaging Public Sociology and Digital Scholarship: Sharing Research on Farm Families and Health"

Learn more about this year's fellows and the incubator program.