Medieval Padua: Digital Cultural Heritage: Medieval Padua Art in the UNESCO World Heritage List

Author's Bio

Dr. Caterina Agostini has been serving as the Project Manager at the Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton, a research and consulting position to support collaborative scholarly initiatives funded by the Center for Digital Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Caterina is the Postdoctoral Associate at The Thomas A. Edison Papers, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Archives, at Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences and Department of History. 

She has been developing cultural heritage projects and museum exhibits at Seton Hall University, where she is as the D’Argenio Fellow in History and Data Visualization. She has been examining the D'Argenio Collection of Coins and Antiquities at Seton Hall University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, and Walsh Gallery. In recognition of digital scholarly communication skills and experience in outreach and engagement, Dr. Agostini has been awarded the 2021 Rutgers School of Graduate Studies Award for Excellence in Outreach and Service.

She has published research with GeoHumanities '21, Interdisciplinary Digital Engagement in Arts & Humanities (IDEAH), La parola del testo: Rivista internazionale di letteratura italiana e comparata, Palgrave Macmillan, Cambridge Scholars, and Galilaeana, among others. She has forthcoming publications with The University of Chicago Press, California Italian Studies, C21, and Quod Manet. In her Ph.D. dissertation, Scientific Thinking and Narrative Discourse in Early Modern Italy, she examined early modern scientific writing – in prose and poetry, in the Italian vernacular through historical, literary, and digital humanities methods (2021).

In her professional service, she has been active in the boards of the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), the pilot project of PHAROS, The International Consortium of Photo Archives, the Europeana Storytelling Task Force, the New York City Digital Humanities group, and the editorial board of Cambridge University Press.

Email: caterina [dot] agostini [at] rutgers [dot] edu

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