Looking Back, Looking Forward (Women's and Gender Studies)
Welcome to Looking Back, Looking Forward, a project that documents the founding of the Women's Studies program at Denison University. This digital collection contains materials from both Women's Studies departmental files and from the University Archives. The development of a Women's Studies program illustrates social change within the academy during a dynamic period in American higher education. Funding for this digitization was provided by a grant to the Five Colleges of Ohio, from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The consortium grant, "Next Steps in the Next Generation Library: Integrating Digital Collections into the Liberal Arts Curriculum," supported digitization of selected materials.
Writing Our Story (Black Studies)
Welcome to Writing Our Story, a digital collection of materials documenting Black student protests at Denison University. This project contains digitized special collection and archival materials to highlight the development of the Black Student Union and Black Studies Center. Writing Our Story also complements the existing special collection and archive materials by providing oral narratives from students, faculty, and staff that participated in periods of Black student empowerment protests, the Black Student Union, and the Black Studies Center at Denison University. We hope that this project will enable people to understand the historical nature of Black student protests and the variability of racial dynamics at Denison University.