NC State’s Virtual MLK Project Headed to Smithsonian
NC State's innovative Virtual Martin Luther King (vMLK) Project will be on display next month at the Smithsonian as part of a new festival highlighting innovative research.
Doctoral Student Helps Recreate Historic King Speech
Bringing the words of a 1960 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to life has been the work of doctoral student Keon Pettiway, a digital humanist and research assistant with NC State’s Virtual MLK Project (vMLK). And as he completes his Ph.D. in communication, rhetoric and digital media, he and the vMLK team are preparing for a September event at NC State University that will draw attention to King’s involvement in North Carolina during the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
Experiencing King from New Angles
NC State digital humanities scholars are using technology to illuminate Martin Luther King Jr.’s words in new ways, allowing the public to not only read or listen to his speeches, but experience them.