Past Newsletters

2017

  • Spring
    DPDF alumni impressions on the new University Initiative, a digital humanities workshop attended by DPDF alumni at Purdue University (in partnership with SSRC’s Digital Culture Program), SSRC’s new president Alondra Nelson, and the latest book publications based on DPDF alumni’s dissertation research.

  • Fall
    University Initative partners gear up to launch their on-campus programs, a DPDF alum talks UX research and social science, “scholactivism” is embraced by UI partner UMass Boston, and the latest DPDF alumni books.

2016

  • Spring
    2008 DPDF fellows published in a special issue of Muslim World, academic blogging and its benefits, alumni conducting timely research on issues of resource allocation, and an Alumni Fellow Spotlight.

  • Fall
    The DPD Program launches new University Initiative, DPDF alumni publish their research on diverse outlets, and the SSRC expands efforts to familiarize fellowships alums with digital research tools.

2015

  • Summer
    2015 student fellows announced, recent alumni conference presentations, ethical considerations in the field, and alumni publications related to visual, literary, and music culture.
  • Winter
    Confronting challenges in preliminary research, alumni activities, topics and trends in recent alumni publications, and spotlight on an alumna working at Twitter.

2014

  • Summer
    The “new” DPDF program, publication spotlight on Empires of Vision: A Reader, and recent alumni events.
  • Winter
    2014 Research Fields, new alumni spotlight video, recent alumni publications, and DPDF perspectives on the 50th anniversary of LBJ’s War on Poverty.

2013

  • Summer
    2013 student fellows announced, SSRC Fellows Map, social media’s role in protest movements, and DPDF After Secularization alumni initiative.
  • Winter
    2013 Research Fields, new fellow spotlight video, the work of indigenous artists, and perspectives on climate change after Sandy, and DPDF alumni shaping the space of inquiry.

2012

  • Summer
    New initiative helps alumni reconnect, 2012 student fellows announced, DPDF perspectives on the Eurozone Debt Crisis, and “Examining Sudan’s Civil War.”
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