Webinar 3: Preserving and Archiving Oral History Collections captions transcript

Webinar 3: Preserving and Archiving Oral History Collections

Video recording of the third webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the webinar explore best practices and considerations for ethically informed preservation and archiving of oral history.
Date: February 15, 2023
Creator: Alvarez, Carla O.; Phillips, Mark Edward; Hughes-Watkins, Lae'l & Turner, Francena F. L.
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Pilgrimage and Textual Culture (open access)

Pilgrimage and Textual Culture

This article considers issues of reading and writing before, during, and after medieval pilgrimages, as well as the methodological and historical issues at stake for both pilgrim writers and modern scholars. In particular, the articles address the vexed issue of where — and how much — reading and writing took place around historically attested pilgrimages.
Date: January 1, 2021
Creator: Bale, Anthony & Beebe, Kathryne
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Webinar 1: Oral History and Communities captions transcript

Webinar 1: Oral History and Communities

Video recording of the first webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the webinar explores how community identity, history, activism, and experiences are represented through oral history.
Date: February 1, 2023
Creator: Cain, Adrienne; Piedra, Benji de la & Lee, Jamie A.
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Genomics: Shaping the Future of Health Equity in Medicine captions transcript

Genomics: Shaping the Future of Health Equity in Medicine

This presentation focuses the impact of genomic research on health equity, in particular mental health treatments in communities of African ancestry. The presenter also highlights the other speakers from the conference. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 20, 2020
Creator: Carey, Chandra Donnell
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Comment on ‘Dairy, calcium, vitamin D, and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women’ (open access)

Comment on ‘Dairy, calcium, vitamin D, and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women’

A comment on the article 'Dairy, calcium, vitamin D, and ovarian cancer risk in African-American women'.
Date: May 9, 2018
Creator: Hilliard, Constance
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Ecological model links proto-oncogene to high incidence of metastatic cancers in African-Americans (open access)

Ecological model links proto-oncogene to high incidence of metastatic cancers in African-Americans

This article describes an ecological model that identifies the underlying reasons for the pattern of cancer susceptibility in Americans of African descent.
Date: September 3, 2018
Creator: Hilliard, Constance
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Six Overlooked Hurdles to Achieving Diversity in Genomic Research captions transcript

Six Overlooked Hurdles to Achieving Diversity in Genomic Research

This presentation is a broad overview on the challenges to achieving diversity in genomic research. It is also an introduction for the research of the other presenters at the conference. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 20, 2020
Creator: Hilliard, Constance
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
How Tiny Zebrafish and Their Surprisingly Human-Like Genome Can Benefit Medical Research captions transcript

How Tiny Zebrafish and Their Surprisingly Human-Like Genome Can Benefit Medical Research

Presentation highlighting the use of zebrafish to identify genes relating to predisposition to thromboembolism and cardiovascular disease in people with African ancestry. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Creator: Jagadeeswaran, Pudur
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians through Oral Histories (open access)

Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians through Oral Histories

Grant narrative for the grant, "Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians Through Oral Histories." The University of North Texas (UNT) Department of Information Science, partnering with the UNT Oral History Program, will host a series of forums to identify best practices and strategies to respond to challenges around building, implementing, preserving, and accessing community oral history projects. The project team will convene librarians, archivists, oral history practitioners, public historians, community-based memory workers, and others working in oral history to identify good practices, share challenges and lessons learned, and prepare an actionable roadmap for building, implementing, preserving, and sustaining community oral history projects.
Date: 2022
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Moye, J. Todd & Roeschley, Ana
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Webinar 4: Accessing and Using Oral History captions transcript

Webinar 4: Accessing and Using Oral History

Video recording of the fourth webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the last webinar of the series explores innovative uses of oral history collections and pushes for equitable access to oral history collections.
Date: February 22, 2023
Creator: Marcus, Eric; Sullivan, Sady & Sielaff, Steven
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Examining the Role of Nanomaterials and Optical Sensors for Genomics Research] captions transcript

[Examining the Role of Nanomaterials and Optical Sensors for Genomics Research]

This presentation introduces the possibility of using nanomaterials and optically active sensors in genomics research. The presenter shares the history and applications of nanomaterials, introduces their research into optical-luminescent sensors and optically active plasmonic nanoparticles, and explores how they might be used in genomics. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 21, 2020
Creator: Marpu, Sreekar
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Welcome and Introduction to the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research by Mark McLellan] captions transcript

[Welcome and Introduction to the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research by Mark McLellan]

Presentation from Mark McLellan, the Vice-President for Research and Innovation at UNT, to welcome attendees, introduce the University, and advocate for the importance of the diversifying genomics research. It was presented at the UNT Transdisciplinary Conference on Ancestral Genomics Research which was held virtually on November 20-21, 2020.
Date: November 20, 2020
Creator: McLellan, Mark
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools (open access)

The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools

Article on the History Engine Project, an online archive consisting of thousands of narratives written and contributed by undergraduates.
Date: September 9, 2009
Creator: Nelson, Robert K.; Nesbit, Scott & Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Webinar 2: Creating and Collecting Oral History captions transcript

Webinar 2: Creating and Collecting Oral History

Video recording of the second webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the webinar explores the relevant issues and concerns regarding creating and generating oral histories in a time of social and technological change.
Date: February 8, 2023
Creator: Reeves, Troy; Milbrodt, Natalie & Milligan, Sarah
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

History 4263: Palestinian History

Poster for the 2012 University Forum on Teaching & Learning. This poster discusses a project for a UNT history course, History 4263, on Palestinian history. In the course, students explore historical foundations and interpretations of modern Palestinian history.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Stockdale, Nancy L.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
Mapping Texts: Examining the Effects of OCR Noise on Historical Newspaper Collections (open access)

Mapping Texts: Examining the Effects of OCR Noise on Historical Newspaper Collections

Book chapter that documents the “Mapping Texts” project, an experiment focused on the problem of OCR noise in historical newspapers.
Date: 2023
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Nexus of Empire: Negotiating Loyalty and Identity in the Revolutionary Borderlands (open access)

[Review] Nexus of Empire: Negotiating Loyalty and Identity in the Revolutionary Borderlands

This article reviews the book "Nexus of Empire: Negotiating Loyalty and Identity in the Revolutionary Borderlands," edited by Gene Allen Smith and Sylvia L. Hilton.
Date: January 2011
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Object Type: Review
System: The UNT Digital Library
Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia (open access)

Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Book chapter discussing research on the issues involved in the secession of Virginia around the Civil War, including slavery and politics.
Date: 2006
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Mapping Texts: Combining Text-Mining and Geo-Visualization To Unlock The Research Potential of Historical Newspapers (open access)

Mapping Texts: Combining Text-Mining and Geo-Visualization To Unlock The Research Potential of Historical Newspapers

Paper on mapping texts and combining text-mining and geo-visualization to unlock the research potential of historical newspapers.
Date: 2011
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Christensen, Jon & McGhee, Geoff
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Крестьянский Союз в 1920-е годы и формирование крестьянской идентичности: модернизационный дискурс: The Peasant Union in the 1920s. The Formation of a Peasant Identity: Modernizing Discourse (open access)

Крестьянский Союз в 1920-е годы и формирование крестьянской идентичности: модернизационный дискурс: The Peasant Union in the 1920s. The Formation of a Peasant Identity: Modernizing Discourse

Book chapter discussing the Peasant Union in the 1920s, the formation of a peasant identity, and modernizing discourse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Image of the Future in Russian Communism: Narratives of the Collective Representations in the 1920s in the USSR (open access)

Image of the Future in Russian Communism: Narratives of the Collective Representations in the 1920s in the USSR

This article discusses the image of the future in Russian communism.
Date: 2006
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Legacy of Stalinism in Modern Russia: Historical Trauma, Memory and Forgetting

This poster presentation discusses research on a transformative instructional initiative on globalizing curriculum. The project involved students learning about the legacy of Stalinism in modern Russia and connecting students to their virtual peers in Russia via the internet.
Date: April 12, 2013
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Mock Trial on Stalin and Stalinism

This poster describes an experiential learning activity for the UNT course History 5040, Historiography of Stalinism. The goal is to apply critical reasoning to Stalin's politics in a courtroom environment.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Myth of the Besieged Fortress: Soviet Mass Perception in the 1920s - 1930s (open access)

The Myth of the Besieged Fortress: Soviet Mass Perception in the 1920s - 1930s

This work discusses Soviet mass perception from the 1920s to the 1930s. This work was supported by the Research Support Scheme of the Open Society Support Foundation, grant No. 805/1998, and by the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto, Canada. The work has also greatly benefitted from the discussion at the workshops held by the Stalin-Era Research and Archives Project at CREES, University of Toronto.
Date: 2002
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library