Humanities GIS Projects

This catalog was seeded from John Levin's Anterotesis DH GIS Projects list. We would like to improve the interface and functionality in 2016. Please contact us if you are able to help!

Mapping A Writer's World

The geographic chronology of Willa Cather.

Where: United States

Mapping Books

Various experiments in mapping books.

Where: North America

Mapping Decadence

Mapping the networks of the late nineteenth century Parisian decadents.

Where: France

Mapping Decline

Fascinating investigation into urban decline in St Louis.


Mapping Detroit Slavery

Aims to provide a more complete picture of slavery in the Detroit area for the general public, students, and scholars.


Mapping Du Bois

Recreating Du Bois' survey of Philadelphia's Seventh Ward


Mapping Dubliners

Mapping James Joyce's stories.

Where: Dublin

Mapping Gothic France

12th and 13th century French architecture considered in 3 ways: time, space and narrative.

Where: France

Mapping History

Time-based maps covering 4 continents, in English and German.

Where: Global

Mapping Medieval Chester

Completed project exploring space, place and identity in Medieval Chester.


Mapping Memoirs of Montparnasse

Small project on Modernist Paris, based on John Glassco's memoirs, by Dr

Where: Paris

Mapping Mythology

Interesting idea: to map classical mythology in Post-Antique art. Initially covering New York.

Where: New York