Projects In Progress

The following projects are currently in development. Links to them will be provided upon completion.

DEI Bibliography Projects

In an effort to increase discoverability and accessibility on topics surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia and in the workplace, the DSG has been working with the Center for Social Innovation and the School of Theology and Ministry to create a variety of searchable online bibliographic databases on the CampusPress platform. With the ability […]

Triennial Jesuit Catalog Project

Beginning in Summer 2022, the DS team will be collaborating with IAJS and the Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu in Rome on a new project focused on the Jesuit Triennial Catalogs, catalogs published every three years by provincial superiors detailing the lives of the Jesuit men in their province. This project will develop a new application […]

Polanco’s Chronicon

Juan de Polanco’s Chronicon is one of the most important sources for the history of the Jesuits during their early years, written by a man who served as personal secretary to Ignatius of Loyola and his two immediate successors as superior general of the Society of Jesus (Diego Laíiez and Francis Borgia). Because it runs […]

Digital Scholarly Edition of The Court & Kitchin of Elizabeth

In putting together an annotated digital scholarly edition of The Court & Kitchin of Elizabeth [1664], a text held by the Burns Library, we aim to accumulate skills for producing digital projects that we can pass on independently to future students and classes.  As an openly accessible resource not available in digitized form elsewhere, our […]

Diego de Bruceña’s Lost Choir Book

The Lost Choir Book Project uses innovative 3D modeling technology and TEI/XML encoding to document the only surviving copy of an atlas-sized book of sacred music published in 1620 in Salamanca, Spain, by printer Susana Muñoz. The project will make a serious contribution to the history of music printing in early modern Iberia through the […]

FWWCP Digital Collection

The FWWCP Digital Collection is a representation of over 30 years of working-class writing and publishing created by groups within The Federation of Worker Writers and Community Publishers (FWWCP).  The FWWCP groups included writing about class that intersected with discussions of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, disability, mental health, food and culture, education and much more. […]

BlackBC Walking Tour

As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of BC’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS), the BlackBC Walking Tour allows online and mobile users to discover and explore black BC’s complex history on campus, in Boston, and in the nation. It mines anecdotal and informal resources as well as BC archives to commemorate the […]

Mirror of Race

The Mirror of Race Project focuses on images from 1839-1876, spanning approximagely forty years before, during and after the Civil War, which demonstrate how race was a much more fluid and ambiguous concept than we may now assume. Through a combination of a freely explorable general collection and specific thematic exhibitions, Mirror of Race encourages […]

Jesuit Online Necrology

The Jesuit Online Necrology is a free, collaborative, and fully searchable database of personal information for the more than 32,000 men who died as members of the Society of Jesus between 1814 and 1970 built in collaboration with the the Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu in Rome, the Institute of Advanced Jesuit Studies and the Woodstock […]