• Sponsors

    Great Lakes THAT Camp is grateful to the following for generous support

    The Center for History & New Media

    Since 1994 under the founding direction of Roy Rosenzweig, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past.

    MATRIX: The Center for the Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online

    MATRIX (http://matrix.msu.edu) is devoted to the application of new technologies for teaching, research, and outreach. As one of the premier humanities computing centers in the United States, MATRIX creates and maintains online resources, provides training in computing and new teaching technologies, and creates forums for the exchange of ideas and expertise in the field.

    Michigan State University Residential College of Arts and Humanities

    The Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) at Michigan State University (http://rcah.msu.edu/) is a unique undergraduate degree program for students interested in literature, history, ethics, the visual and performing arts, and the study of languages and cultures. RCAH students chart their own paths within a flexible program that encourages individual expression, exploration, and achievement. They meet and learn from some of the world’s leading writers, artists, and performers. They live and learn together in Snyder-Phillips Hall, a historic building at the heart of the MSU campus. And they dance, sing, play music, act, create art, and write in their own classrooms, theatre, art studio, gallery, media center, and music practice rooms.

    Writing in Digital Environments (WIDE) Research Center

    The WIDE Research Center (http://wide.msu.edu) investigates how digital technologies — such as the networked personal computer, the Internet and World Wide Web, and computer-based classrooms and workplaces — change the processes, products, and contexts for writing, particularly in organizational and collaborative composing contexts.

    NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment

    NiCHE (http://niche-canada.org) is a research consortium that brings together historians, geographers, and other researchers who study nature and humans in Canada’s past. NiCHE offers a forum for the field, support for collaboration among scholars, and ensures that this research is shared with policymakers, scientists, and the Canadian public.

    The Lab for Humanistic Fabrication

    The Lab for Humanistic Fabrication at the University of Western Ontario is a place where humanists can work with their hands as well as their heads. We’re sponsoring the workshop on hacking Wearables and E-textiles and the swag automata.

    Archives of Michigan

    The Archives of Michigan is responsible for preserving state and local government records and private collections dealing with Michigan’s history.

    The records preserved by the Archives of Michigan are one-of-a-kind and extremely important. The records receive impeccable care. They are placed in a secure, fire-resistant area and stored in shelves, drawers or filing cabinets designed for record preservation and efficient use of space. Humidity and temperature levels are also carefully controlled to ensure longevity of the records.

    Recently, the Archives has turned its attention to online content, the growth of social media and how technology and original records can be utilized towards education curriculum.

    The Centre for the Study of Public Culture and Theory

    The Centre for the Study of Public Culture and Theory is a research centre situated at Acadia University (http://Acadiau.ca) that investigates how culture manifests itself in various public spaces. The Centre offers a research collaborative that engages academics, community organizations, and public institutions. This Centre is supported by the Canada Research Chair Secretariat and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation program.

    Association for Computers and the Humanities

    The Association for Computers and the Humanities (http://www.ach.org/) is an international professional organization. Since its establishment, it has been the major professional society for people working in computer-aided research in literature and language studies, history, philosophy, and other humanities disciplines, and especially research involving the manipulation and analysis of textual materials.

    The ACH is devoted to disseminating information among its members about work in the field of humanities computing, as well as encouraging the development and dissemination of significant textual and linguistic resources and software for scholarly research.

    The Henry Ford

    The Henry Ford, consisting of the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, the Benson Ford Research Center and the Henry Ford IMAX, is a history destination located in Dearborn, MI.  The Henry Ford provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from America’s traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation.  Our purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future.  We encourage and support digital history work in the museum field.