Here are five interesting elements of this book that enlightened my understanding of Delphi, which Scott describes as “the belly button of the ancient world”: It’s virtually hidden away. Despite its central role in the ancient world, Delphi was never exactly accessible. It lies in the foot hills of the Parnassian mountains, “resembling a fortress … Continue reading Paging the Past: A compelling gaze into “the belly button of the ancient world”
In the world of archaeological discovery, few sites capture the global imagination than those destroyed by Vesuvius in 79 A.D. From the Pompeii Exhibit on display in America to the new Hollywood motion picture about the town’s demise, it’s a hot topic.
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This podcast features a conversation with Laura Bang. Laura works with Special and Digital Collections at Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library. She’s also active in the Philadelphia Digital Humanities community, which is where we often collaborate. She’ll tell us about two digital humanities projects built by students at Villanova. One takes a look at the … Continue reading Laura Bang on classroom digital humanities projects at Villanova University
Note: The titles in this book review were provided to be as review copies by their publishers. I wrote these reviews because I they mean something to me, and I think you might like them as well. The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick I’ve been … Continue reading Book Review: On Art, Leadership Impact and Leadership