December 3rd, 2019
Building on the work of a Data+ team, a Bass Connections project team is creating a map showing where the deaths of enslaved Africans occurred in the Atlantic; their original data will support a proposal for a Middle Passage memorial....
Computational Humanities, Data+
The Middle Passage, the route by which most enslaved persons were brought across the Atlantic to North America, is a critical locus of modern history—yet it has been notoriously difficult to document or memorialize. The ultimate aim of this project is to employ the resources of digital mapping technologies as well as the humanistic methods […]...