Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship holder Aurianna Jewell Joines presents her MA research
Current Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship holder Aurianna Jewell Joines gave her MA thesis proposal presentation at the final seminar of this semester in the MA in Digital Arts and Humanities.
In her ambitious project she is aiming to build guides to embed sustainable storytelling in brand identities for small business entrepreneurs. Speaking of sustainability, oral history, art and how these coalesce in terms of representation and identity her project is profoundly pro-social and looks to build openly accessible guides for the community.
The Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship was instituted in recognition of the act of generosity and humanitarianism shown by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma towards the people of Ireland during the Great Famine of the mid-Nineteenth Century, and to foster and deepen the ties between the two nations today.
"We are delighted to welcome Aurianna to the growing international UCCDH MA family," said Dr Órla Murphy, Head of Digital Humanities at UCC.