Area libraries in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania will be participating in the Film Forward program, a project of the Sundance Institute supported by NEH. Libraries will host viewings of one of the films showcased in the 2014 Film Forward series, followed by discussion, from PennLive.
#HackFSM, hosted by Digital Humanities at UCal—Berkeley and Bancroft Library, marks the first humanities-based hackathon event at Berkeley and encouraged participants to design a new interface for the general public to access digital documents relating to the campus’ Free Speech Movement. The winning team, comprised of both humanities and computer science majors, will have their project replace the library’s current interface, from The Daily Californian.
Chemistry teacher Sue Petrone of Califon, NJ was selected as an NEH summer scholar to attend an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop in July; the workshop Petrone will attend will be held at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, and will focus on the history of the Manhattan Project and the impact of atomic weapon development in the West, from NJ.com.