This seminar takes four major collections on and about the Himalayan region held at Yale as the primary material for an exploratory and technologically innovative class.

Working with online tools and new digital media, we will uncover the material histories and contexts of art objects, photographs and personal archives, and help to enrich the collections through collective cataloguing. Readings and resources are drawn from Yale's many libraries and museums, and cover Nepal, Tibet and northern India.

This hands-on, collaborative class uses technology to explore the links between Yale's exceptional collections from and about the Himalayan region. [read more]