Research

Critical digital humanities scholars are widely dispersed across the University of Toronto’s many divisions and three campuses. The central mandate of the Digital Humanities Network and the Critical Digital Humanities Initiative is to build and strength our research network. Faculty members have created over 40 digital humanities projects and labs over the past several years, and more are being founded each month. Do you have a project that you’d like to see listed here? Let us know by filling out this form [link to come.]

Queer Italian-Canadian Artists: A Study on Ethnic Belonging and Cultural Production

Queer Italian-Canadian Artists: A Study on Ethnic Belonging and Cultural Production

Website: www.qic-artists.com Description:  The Queer Italian-Canadian Artists Project documents, analyzes, and gives visibility to the lived experiences and creative production of Italian-Canadian artists who belong to the LGBTQ+ community.  Heteronormative and traditional values have played an integral role in the preservation of Italian cultures in Canada and in the integration of Italian communities into the Canadian mainstream. These phenomena have caused the marginalization of...

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Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC)

Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC)

Website: https://grasac.artsci.utoronto.ca/ Description: The Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts & Cultures (GRASAC) is a vibrant, interdisciplinary research network comprising over 500 members. Since 2005, they have collaborated in the study of Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Huron-Wendat cultures in the Great Lakes region of Turtle Island. GRASAC serves as both a network of individuals who convene, collaborate, and exchange ideas to deepen their understanding...

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Afrosonic Innovation Lab

Afrosonic Innovation Lab

Website: https://afrosonicinnovationlab.com/ Description: The Afrosonic Innovation Lab is a team of artists, creatives, and scholars actively engaged in the making of music, sound experimentation, and musicological analysis. We actively seek and cultivate projects globally which involve research creation, performance, publication, field research, and curation. While based in Toronto, we work across a number of sites in Canada and internationally. Instagram: afrosonicinnovationlab X (Twitter):...

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Northside Hip Hop Archive

Northside Hip Hop Archive

Website: https://www.nshharchive.ca/ Description: Northside Hip Hop Archive is a digital collection of Canadian hip-hop history and culture. This site is a living archive, which means we are always in the process of digitizing, cataloguing and engaging communities across the country. We envision ourselves as an archive and a counter archive: one that attempts to disrupt some of the traditional ways in which archiving has been imagined, to the benefit of Canadian culture and the global hip hop...

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Northside Hip Hop Archive

Northside Hip Hop Archive

Website: https://www.nshharchive.ca/ Description: Northside Hip Hop Archive is a digital collection of Canadian hip-hop history and culture. This site is a living archive, which means we are always in the process of digitizing, cataloguing and engaging communities across the country. We envision ourselves as an archive and a counter archive: one that attempts to disrupt some of the traditional ways in which archiving has been imagined, to the benefit of Canadian culture and the global hip hop...

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Afrosonic Innovation Lab

Afrosonic Innovation Lab

Website: https://afrosonicinnovationlab.com/ Description: The Afrosonic Innovation Lab is a team of artists, creatives, and scholars actively engaged in the making of music, sound experimentation, and musicological analysis. We actively seek and cultivate projects globally which involve research creation, performance, publication, field research, and curation. While based in Toronto, we work across a number of sites in Canada and internationally. Instagram: afrosonicinnovationlab X (Twitter):...

read more
Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC)

Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC)

Website: https://grasac.artsci.utoronto.ca/ Description: The Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts & Cultures (GRASAC) is a vibrant, interdisciplinary research network comprising over 500 members. Since 2005, they have collaborated in the study of Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Huron-Wendat cultures in the Great Lakes region of Turtle Island. GRASAC serves as both a network of individuals who convene, collaborate, and exchange ideas to deepen their understanding...

read more
Queer Italian-Canadian Artists: A Study on Ethnic Belonging and Cultural Production

Queer Italian-Canadian Artists: A Study on Ethnic Belonging and Cultural Production

Website: www.qic-artists.com Description:  The Queer Italian-Canadian Artists Project documents, analyzes, and gives visibility to the lived experiences and creative production of Italian-Canadian artists who belong to the LGBTQ+ community.  Heteronormative and traditional values have played an integral role in the preservation of Italian cultures in Canada and in the integration of Italian communities into the Canadian mainstream. These phenomena have caused the marginalization of...

read more
Queer Italian-Canadian Artists: A Study on Ethnic Belonging and Cultural Production

Queer Italian-Canadian Artists: A Study on Ethnic Belonging and Cultural Production

Website: www.qic-artists.com Description:  The Queer Italian-Canadian Artists Project documents, analyzes, and gives visibility to the lived experiences and creative production of Italian-Canadian artists who belong to the LGBTQ+ community.  Heteronormative and traditional values have played an integral role in the preservation of Italian cultures in Canada and in the integration of Italian communities into the Canadian mainstream. These phenomena have caused the marginalization of...

read more
Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC)

Great Lakes Research Alliance (GRASAC)

Website: https://grasac.artsci.utoronto.ca/ Description: The Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts & Cultures (GRASAC) is a vibrant, interdisciplinary research network comprising over 500 members. Since 2005, they have collaborated in the study of Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Huron-Wendat cultures in the Great Lakes region of Turtle Island. GRASAC serves as both a network of individuals who convene, collaborate, and exchange ideas to deepen their understanding...

read more
Afrosonic Innovation Lab

Afrosonic Innovation Lab

Website: https://afrosonicinnovationlab.com/ Description: The Afrosonic Innovation Lab is a team of artists, creatives, and scholars actively engaged in the making of music, sound experimentation, and musicological analysis. We actively seek and cultivate projects globally which involve research creation, performance, publication, field research, and curation. While based in Toronto, we work across a number of sites in Canada and internationally. Instagram: afrosonicinnovationlab X (Twitter):...

read more
Northside Hip Hop Archive

Northside Hip Hop Archive

Website: https://www.nshharchive.ca/ Description: Northside Hip Hop Archive is a digital collection of Canadian hip-hop history and culture. This site is a living archive, which means we are always in the process of digitizing, cataloguing and engaging communities across the country. We envision ourselves as an archive and a counter archive: one that attempts to disrupt some of the traditional ways in which archiving has been imagined, to the benefit of Canadian culture and the global hip hop...

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