The Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR), is an interdisciplinary space for undergraduates and graduate students to learn, experiment, and build with cutting-edge tools, technologies, and methods for digital social science and humanities. A collaboration between History, Anthropology, and Matrix, LEADR is a place for students from across disciplines to develop innovative digital and web-based projects in collaboration with other students, faculty, and digital humanities specialists. LEADR will also host and aid in the development of courses with a focus on experiential learning and digital pedagogies. In addition to housing a wide range of state-of-the-art technology and equipment, LEADR is a space for teaching and learning through workshops, courses, individual mentorship, project development, and scholarly play. For more information, stop in to LEADR (112 Old Horticulture Hall) or email with questions or to set up an appointment.


M-Th 10a to 5p
Fri 10a to 1p

Regular Hours:
M-Th 10a to 8p
Fri 10a to 1p

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  • Global Digital Humanities Symposium CFP due

    December 9, 2016 12:00 am

    The Call for Papers is now available at! Please share the CFP widely and submit a proposal

    This symposium, which will include a mixture of presentation types related to any of these issues, and particularly on the following themes and topics:

    -Critical cultural studies and analytics
    -Cultural heritage in a range of contexts
    -How identity categories, and their intersections, shape digital humanities work
    -Global research dialogues and collaborations
    -Indigeneity – anywhere in the world – and the digital
    -Digital humanities, postcolonialism, and neocolonialism
    -Global digital pedagogies
    -Digital and global languages and literatures
    -The state of global digital humanities community
    -Digital humanities, the environment, and climate change
    -The practice of digital humanities across textual, historical, and media divides
    -Innovative and emergent technologies across institutions, languages, and economies
    -Open data and open access policies in a global, postcolonial context
    -Scholarly communication and knowledge production in a global context

    Presentation Formats:

    3-5-minute lightning talks
    15-minute papers
    90-minute workshop proposals

    For more information vist

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LEADR is located in 112 Old Horticulture, 506 E. Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824 | (517) 884-0077