22 Oct

Private Voices Launches

Private Voices is the offspring of the Corpus of American Civil War Letters (CACWL) project. Michael Ellis of Missouri State University and Michael Montgomery of the University of South Carolina began the project in the summer of 2007 with the aim of seeking and transcribing letters written during the Civil War to gather evidence of regional American English in the 19th century. As of May 2017, the project has amassed close to ten thousand letters and diaries written by common soldiers and their families from all parts of the country during the conflict.

25 Sep

CSI:D Receives Grant

CSI:Dixie has been awarded a Digital Extension Grant from the ACLS to fund "Big, Bad Data and the Birth of Death As We Know It: How Our Mortality Became Disciplined to Science, the State, and Actuarial Tables."

20 Apr

The Bundys and Public Land

Recently (4/14/17), the New York Times published a piece on the Bundys and the fight over public lands that failed to mention Native Americans even once. This omission is astonishing, even more so after the DAPL protests.

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