Authorial Influence and Harry Potter Fan Fiction


We can study how published authors (specifically J. K. Rowling) affect fan-fiction writers (specifically those writing in the Harry Potter universe) by text mining large numbers of fan fictions, using data we've compiled from the seven Harry Potter books as well as 450 fan fictions from Archive of Our Own.

Team: Rebecca Rowe and Tolonda Henderson (ENGL)

ReMEDIAting Flusser


A visualized introduction to the forthcoming multimodal e-book "Flusser 2.0: Remediating Ideas, Reimagining Texts. A Digital Humanities Project." 

Team: Anke Finger (LCL/DMD)


playthepast site

Collaboratively edited and authored, Play the Past is dedicated to thoughtfully exploring and discussing the intersection of cultural heritage and games/meaningful play.

Team: Roger Travis (LCL)

African Film Database


The African Film Database is a collaborative digital project that seeks to create a catalog of films from and about the continent of Africa. As a prolific and constantly evolving field, the study of African film also becomes a point of entry into the history of colonialism and decolonization, artistic and literary emergences, spaces of resistance, innovative cinematic practices, and global conditions of production and distribution.

Team: Bhakti Shringarpure (ENGL)


Your home for stories about Connecticut: people, traditions, innovations, and events making up the rich history of the Nutmeg State.

Team: Tom Scheinfeldt (DMD/HIST), Clarissa Ceglio (DMD), CT Humanities


Learn early modern Irish. Léamh offers guided translations of a wide range of texts and genres, a grammar with basic paradigms and descriptive summaries, and a searchable reference glossary.

Team: Brendan Kane (HIST)

Omeka Everywhere Collection Viewer

Omeka Everywhere Collection Viewer uses Omeka Classic’s API to deliver selected content seamlessly to an in-gallery touchscreen table or tablet, where visitors can sort items by keywords, zoom in on images, and learn more from item information displayed on the flipside of each image.

Team: Tom Scheinfeldt (DMD/HIST), Clarissa Ceglio (DMD), The Benton Museum, Babbidge Library

Rudd Center Media Gallery


The Rudd Center has created resources to be used by media professionals, educators, and health professionals for the purpose of improving media content related to obesity and improving respectful portrayals of people regardless of their body size.

Team: Rebecca Puhl (HDFS)

Women in German Expressionism: Gender, Sexuality, Activism

Women in German Expressionism: Gender, Sexuality, Activism explores self-conceptions and representations of women’s roles in society in their own Expressionist works.

Team: Anke Finger (LCL/UCHI) and Julie Shoults

Les Médias au Dix-Neuxième Siècle


Media of the Nineteenth Century: Newspapers, Images, Spectacles, and more.

Team: Jennifer Terni (LCL)



Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world. Established in 2011, Warscapes publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, interviews, book and film reviews, photo-essays and retrospectives of war literature from the past fifty years.

Team: Bhakti Shringarpure (ENGL)

Common-Place. the journal of early American life


Common-place is a common place for exploring and exchanging ideas about early American history and culture. A bit less formal than a scholarly journal, a bit more scholarly than a popular magazine, Common-place speaks—and listens—to scholars, museum curators, teachers, hobbyists, and just about anyone interested in American history before 1900.

Team: Tom Scheinfeldt (DMD/HIST), Clarissa Ceglio (DMD), Walter Woodward (HIST), Anna Mae Duane (ENGL)



Finotype thinks about how Cubans of different generations, classes, sexual orientations, and races envision what it means to be refined, fine, educated, picky, and glamorous, to be elegant, effeminate, sexually repressed, or just a tad more, say, “pure.”

Team: Jacqueline Loss (LCL)

Class of 2032


Class of 2032 is a longitudinal project designed to facilitate and capture ideas about the future school experience.

Team: Matthew Worwood (DMD), Samantha Olschan (DMD)

The Mamertine Group


The Mamertine Group, an experimental design lab based at the University of Connecticut, intervenes in state projects that implicate architecture in the political imaginary, relating monumental form to questions of sovereignty, citizenship, culture, and history.

Team: Hassanaly Ladha (LCL)


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The Nazi’s “Aktion T-4” program (also abbreviated frequently as T-4, or T4) was achieved largely through the potent sociopolitical, medical, and rhetorical forces of economics, euthanasia, and eugenics.

Team: Brenda Jo Brueggemann (ENGL)

Books as Medicine

Most readers can think of a novel that offered some comfort, a poem that presented direction, or even a biography that provided inspiration. The notion that books can heal is as old as reading itself but, during World War I, doctors and librarians joined together to apply reading as a form of therapy.

Team: Mary Mahoney (HIST)


First in a series of vignettes about the book project "Memoryland."

Team: Anke Finger (LCL)

TQC: The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal

An open-access graduate journal, edited at the University of Connecticut.


Puerto Rico Citizenship Archives Project

puertorico-citizenship site

The Puerto Rico Citizenship Archives Project (PRCAP) is part of a public repository designed to document the legal history of the extension of citizenship to the U.S. territories.

Team: El Instituto