Fisk University and Schomburg Center Awarded an NHPRC-Mellon Planning Grant to Plan a Digital Edition of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg’s papers

约翰·霍普和奥蕾莉亚·富兰克林图书馆的前门

The project entitled “Remaking the World of Arturo Schomburg” lays the foundation for ongoing collaboration between Fisk University and the Schomburg Center for 研究 in Black Culture. The planning grant will launch a series of digital editions about Schomburg’s writings and correspondence.

 

纳什维尔和纽约,2023年4月 – Fisk University and the Schomburg Center for 研究 in Black Culture have received a two-year $120,为非裔美国人的协作数字版本提供了5000美元的NHPRC-Mellon计划资助, 亚裔美国人, 西班牙裔美国人, 以及印第安人历史和种族研究. The collaborative grant program between the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the Andrew W. 梅隆基金会 “overarching goal to broaden participation in the production and publication of historical and scholarly digital editions.”

 

“Remaking the World of Arturo Schomburg” marks the first partnership between the John Hope and Aurelia E. 富兰克林图书馆 at Fisk University and the Schomburg Center for 研究 in Black Culture. 快乐Bivins, Schomburg黑人文化研究中心主任, “The Schomburg Center is proud to partner with Fisk University in this significant project which seeks to make more visible the visionary work of Arturo Schomburg, especially during this moment when the legitimacy of Black and Ethnic Studies is under attack. Schomburg’s work remains critical to our understanding of the contributions of Black scholars, 各种各样的, 修正那些试图让非洲人后裔被忽视的叙述.“德丽莎·米诺尔·哈里斯, 菲斯克图书馆服务部主任, 增加了, “we are excited about this important partnership that brings together two of the nation’s leading institutions for Black collections and 研究. Arturo Schomburg的创新作品改变了Fisk的收藏, and the project will ensure all generations know and can appreciate the critical legacy and journey of Arturo Schomburg through the digital edition.”

 

阿图罗·朔姆伯格(1874-1938), 散居非洲的最著名的藏书家, 1891年从波多黎各移民到纽约市. 一次解决, 他创立了黑人历史研究协会, 以散居的方式研究黑人文化, and seeded two iconic 档案 in the 1920s and 1930s—one at the New York Public 图书馆 and the other at Fisk University. These two institutions are partnering for the first time to unite their records on Schomburg and collaborate with scholars to build an edition that will illuminate the global network of early twentieth-century bibliophiles, 知识分子, 图书馆员, 以及开创黑人历史研究领域的“街头学者”.

 

澳门皇冠赌场平台(Fisk University)校长德丽莎. 富兰克林图书馆, 和巴里·布朗, 手稿馆长, Schomburg中心的档案和珍本, 将担任该项目的联合主任. 梅勒妮钱, 罗彻斯特大学历史学助理教授(2024年秋季开始), 劳拉·赫尔顿, 特拉华大学英语和历史系助理教授, 担任学者编辑.

 

项目顾问委员会有十几位学者, 策展人, 图书馆员, 教师也会参与作品的塑造. 项目顾问包括:Cheryl Beredo, 馆藏副总监, 研究, 和教育, 拜内克珍本和手稿图书馆, Yale University; Katharine Burnett, 副教授兼英语系主任, Fisk University; Jim Casey, 非裔美国人研究助理教授, 历史, 和英语, Pennsylvania State University; Margarita Castromán Soto, 英语助理教授, Rice University; April Collins, AP计算机科学教师, 马丁·路德·金, Jr. 公立中学, Nashville Public Schools; Pero Gaglo Dagbovie, 历史学教授, 负责研究生和博士后研究的副教务长兼研究生院院长, Michigan State University; Brent Hayes Edwards, 英语与比较文学教授, Columbia University; Jacqueline Goldsby, 英语和非裔美国人研究教授, Yale University; Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof, 历史学教授, Harvard University; Lopez Matthews, 哥伦比亚地区国家档案管理员和前数字生产图书管理员, Howard University Libraries; Meredith L. 麦吉尔, 教授兼英语系主任, Rutgers University; Benjamin Talton, 导演, 摩尔兰斯宾加恩研究中心, Howard University; Sarah Tanner, Head, 档案研究中心, 伍德乐夫图书馆, Atlanta University Center; Vanessa K. Valdés, Associate Provost for Community Engagement, The City College of New York; Rachel E. 温斯顿, 散居黑人档案保管员, University of Texas at Austin; and Rafia Zafar, 英语教授, 华盛顿大学. 路易.

在内容和概念上, “Remaking the World of Arturo Schomburg” reanimates Schomburg’s vision for a network of 研究ers and repositories committed to preserving Black diasporic thought. 作为项目中心, Fisk University and the Schomburg Center continue the historic role played by Black special collections in scholarly 发布ing.

 

 

澳门皇冠赌场平台国家历史出版记录委员会

国家历史出版物和档案委员会, a statutory body affiliated with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 支持广泛的活动来保存, 发布, 并鼓励使用文献资料, 从鹅毛笔到电脑,各种媒介都有, 与美国历史有关的. 欲知详情,请浏览 www.档案.gov /于.

 

澳门皇冠赌场平台Andrew W. 梅隆基金会

安德鲁·W. 梅隆基金会是美国最大的艺术和人文学科的支持者. 自1969年以来, the Foundation has been guided by its core belief that the humanities and 艺术 are essential to human understanding. The Foundation believes that the 艺术 and humanities are where we express our complex humanity, 每个人都值得拥有美丽, 超越, 在那里可以找到自由. 通过我们的资助, 我们寻求建立公正的社区,丰富意义,赋予批判性思维力量, 思想和想象力可以茁壮成长的地方. 欲知详情,请浏览 www.梅隆.org.

 

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约翰·霍普和奥蕾莉亚·E. 富兰克林图书馆 is an active and vibrant part of the University’s diverse academic community. 作为大学的学术中心, 图书馆通过提供书籍来支持学术项目, 电子资源, 以及其他资料和信息指导. Fisk’s Special Collections is a major national resource for the study of the African-American experience. 欲知详情,请浏览 libguides.qbydezine.com/academics/library/.

 

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澳门皇冠赌场平台在历史悠久的黑人大学中排名第六.S. 澳门皇冠赌场平台 and World Report, and is the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk’s outstanding faculty and students continue to enhance the University’s international reputation for academic excellence. Its scholars continue to make strides in all areas of industry from Social Justice to the sciences. A Fisk education prepares students to become beacons of service in their community and leaders and scholars in their respective fields. 澳门皇冠赌场平台提供20多个生物学本科和研究生课程, 化学, 物理, 临床心理学硕士到博士的桥梁.D. 通过与范德比尔特大学的合作项目. 欲知详情,请浏览 libguides.qbydezine.com.

 

澳门皇冠赌场平台朔姆伯格黑人文化研究中心

始建于1925年,2017年被评为国家历史地标, the Schomburg Center for 研究 in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading cultural institutions devoted to the preservation, 研究, 解释, 以及有关非裔美国人的资料展览, 非洲Diasporan, 以及非洲的经历. 作为纽约公共图书馆的一个研究部门, the Schomburg Center features diverse programming and collections totaling over 11 million items that illuminate the richness of global black history, 艺术, 和文化. 欲知详情,请浏览 www.schomburgcenter.org.

 

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超过125年, The New York Public 图书馆 has been a free provider of education and information for the people of New York and beyond. 在布朗克斯有超过90个地点,包括研究和分馆, 曼哈顿, 和斯塔顿岛, 图书馆提供免费资料, 计算机访问, 类, 展览, 编程和更多的人,从幼儿到学者, 近年来,它的上座率和发行量都创下了纪录. The New York Public 图书馆 receives approximately 16 million visits through its doors annually and millions more around the globe who use its resources at nypl.org. 提供如此广泛的免费节目, 纽约公共图书馆依靠公共和私人资金. 了解更多澳门皇冠赌场平台如何支持图书馆的信息 www.nypl.org/support.

 

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