BBIP Scholar Program Participants Project-Specific Products
Research Projects, Publications and Grant Proposals
- 12 of the 14 BBIP Scholars from Cohort I (2019) presented their research findings at our first BBIP Mini-Conference in April 2020. Recordings of those presentations can be viewed at the links below.
- Tyechia Thompson and Sarah Mease (Virginia Tech University), supported by Tech’s library, co-directed a 2019 Summer Institute for area undergrad students focusing on vernacular practices in novels and utilizing PhiloLogic and the BBIP metadata to search for and document their findings.
- Marina Del Sol and Elisio Jacob (Howard University) are working on a project “Porches as Sites of Citizenship,” using PhiloLogic to illuminate third spaces (places where people spent time between home and work) in the writings of Black women from the South.
- Seretha Williams of Augusta University and Conrad Pegues from University of Tennessee at Martin are part of a team who are searching PhiloLogic for stylistic and linguistic elements of Afro-Futurism.
- Susan Weeber (University of Oregon), Ebony Perro (Tulane University) and Joyce White (Winthrop University) examine the limitations of DH and seek to refine methods for teaching and research.
- Jacinta Saffold of University of New Orleans and Khirsten Scott of University of Pittsburgh are working to create a dataset based on the Essence magazine bestsellers list.
- Rochelle Spencer of Fisk University has published articles on BBIP in Black Perspectives, On the Seawall and Public Books.
- Dana Chandler and Zanice Bond of Tuskegee University submitted a proposal to digitize their holdings of Civil Rights materials to the Mellon Community Archive Project.
- Rochelle Spencer. “Creating Digital Space for Black Scholarship.” Black Perspectives. October 27, 2019.
- Rochelle Spencer. “The Black Book Interactive Project: A Talk with the Scholars.” On the Seawall. January 8, 2020.
- Rochelle Spencer. “Reading Black Futures." Public Books. July 7, 2020.