The Digital Life and Travels of Southeast Asian Textiles
|Conference||2008 NMC Summer Conference|
|Conference Track||Digital Stories and New Approaches to Content|
|Co-presenters||Shayle Adrian (Seton Hall University)|
Students often have the misconception that cultural artifacts are the exclusive purview of a "tribe" or ethnic group. In reality, these items tend to travel long distances and take on different meanings in each place they are adopted. This session will describe how Seton Hall University is making use of exciting new online resources for student projects that require conducting research, planning, designing and building digital stories that track Southeast Asian textiles through time.