Ángel David Nieves

April 18, 2022
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Ángel David Nieves is Professor of Africana Studies, History, Digital Humanities, and English, and Director of Public Humanities at Northeastern University. Nieves is the author and co-editor of two historical monographs, including An Architecture of Education: African American Women Design the New South (2018) and ‘We Shall Independent Be:’ African American Place Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the U.S. (w/Alexander, 2008). Nieves recently completed a new volume in the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (w/Senier & McGrail), People, Practice, Power: Digital Humanities Outside the Center (December 2021). Dr. Nieves’s scholarship focuses on the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and technology in the U.S. and South Africa, and is in the vanguard of digital history publications and experimental online publishing platforms. Nieves has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) and Yale University. At Hamilton College he raised over $2.7 million dollars (w/Simons) in research support for interdisciplinary digital scholarship with undergraduates as research project collaborators. He is currently working on a digital book project, Apartheid Heritage(s): A Spatial History of South Africa’s Black Townships.