A Bilingual Database of Chinese Women’s Magazines in the early Twentieth Century

This post is part of an ongoing Digital Scholarship Ontario series which highlights the research of Ontario’s digital scholars.

by Doris Sung

The idea for the database “Chinese Women’s Magazines in the Late Qing and Early Republican Period” (WoMag) was developed from the research project “A New Approach to the Popular Press in China: Gender and Cultural Production, 1904-1937.” Funded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the German Humboldt Foundation, the project brought together a group of established researchers in Chinese studies from various academic fields, such as history, cultural studies, literature, art history, and linguistics. The database was developed and managed by two Data Content Managers (York University and Heidelberg University), a Technical Coordinator, and Programmer (both from Heidelberg). The team works with the scholars to devise research questions and conceptualize functionalities. Read more…

DHSI@Guelph Summer Workshops 2016

by Julia Polyck-O’Neill

Announcing DHSI @ Guelph Summer Workshops 2016!

May 9 – 12, 2016

The University of Guelph is offering a series of four-day workshops related to digital humanities research and teaching. DHSI@Guelph summer workshops are part of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute training network, and are eligible for transfer credits towards the University of Victoria Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities.

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