Here at Bucknell we have a wide range of
active Digital Humanities projects. A few of these active projects include Moravian
Lives, REED London Online, Rising Waters, and The Film Search Engine. To learn
more about these projects and to stay updated on other developing projects,
visit the DH
Projects at Bucknell page on the DH@Bucknell website.
If you have a DH project of your own that you
would like featured on DH@Bucknell, please contact Christian Howard-Sukhil at email@example.com.
Welcome to the Digital Humanities at Bucknell website! You may ask, what exactly is Digital Humanities (DH)? Digital Humanities involves a range of research and work at the juncture of digital computing and humanistic inquiry. Digital Humanities here at Bucknell aims to expand and facilitate such digital research and scholarship through its various initiatives. These initiatives include the development of faculty and student projects, a Digital Humanities minor, and tools, resources, and collaborative working spaces for those interested in learning more about DH.
The Film Search Engine is an online tool that allows scholars and film fans to search a database of feature films using either text strings (e.g. finding all the uses of the word “love”) or objects (e.g. finding all of the flags or bicycles or guns) in the films in the database. The value of this tool is that it allows users to find relevant scenes in films without having had to watch them.
Student Researchers & Programmers:
Robb Alexander (Bucknell University)
Charlie Darby (Bucknell University)
Justin Kahr (Bucknell University)
Jacky Lin (Bucknell University)
Shane Staret (Bucknell University)
Digital Scholarship Coordinator:
Diane Jakacki (Bucknell University)
Project Started: Oct. 2014
- Mellon Humanities Academic Year Research Fellowships (2019-20)
- Mellon Summer Digital Humanities Grant (Summer 2016)
- Digital Research Microgrant (2017)
Call for Participation
Anyone interested in investigating how to analyze film using visual inputs and criteria (e.g. color, shape, object recognition), please get in touch!