History may remember Paris attacks by one tweet from One Direction

A new study by Western University’s CulturePlex Lab, led by Juan Luis Suárez, charted approximately 4.3 million tweets in the wake of the Paris attacks on November 13 and found that one tweeted by Tomlinson at 6:47 a.m. on November 14 was the most active and widely shared Twitter message related to the event with more than 173,000 retweets and 208,000 likesRead more


Landmark study explores Hispanic Baroque

A landmark study by The Cultureplex Lab at Western has explored Hispanic Baroque like no previous research project of its kind. Read more

Western arts and humanities getting tech infusion

cultureplexBy Chris Montanini, The Londoner, June 11, 2013
Researchers at Western University are leading efforts to rejuvenate arts and humanities studies and they’re reaching out to students in more technical disciplines for some help. Read More...

New minor logs students onto humanities

A first-of-its-kind minor in Canada will help students examine some of the oldest questions using the newest technologies.

A new minor at Western - one in Digital Humanities - offered, for the first time this year, through the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is bridging the past and future through innovative courses that will foster culturally and digitally literate students. Read More...