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Higher Education Video Game Alliance Advancing Theory and Research Award
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Higher Education Video Game Alliance Honors Dr. Mary Flanagan with an Advancing Theory and Research Award

The Office of Digital Humanities is delighted to note that Dr. Mary Flanagan is the recipient of the Advancing Theory and Research award from the Higher Education Video Game Alliance.

Posted: March 11, 2015
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Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host Institution Support beyond the Start-up Phase, an Ithaka S+R Report

In 2012, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded Ithaka S+R a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant to conduct a study investigating to what extent universities and colleges provide for the creation, sustainability, and maintenance of DH output on their campuses.  In June 2014, the final report, Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host Institution Support beyond the Start-Up Phase and the Sustainability Implementation Toolkit, were published.

Posted: December 16, 2014
XQuery Summer Institute website
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ODH Project Q&A: the XQuery Summer Institute

The following is an interview with Cliff Anderson, the director of the XQuery Summer Institute, which will be hosted at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee from June 9, 2014 - June 20, 2014.  Deadline to apply is this Friday, February 14th.

Posted: February 10, 2014
Steam Locomotive
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Building STEAM: The Buzz from the McBee Hive

Things are getting STEAM-y in the Hive.

Posted: September 9, 2013
Prom Week screenshot
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ODH Project Team Q&A: Preserving Cultural Software

The project team for "A Unified Approach to Preserving Cultural Software Objects and Their Development Histories" answers a few questions from ODH staff.

Posted: August 8, 2013
Reprinting networks in 19th-century American newspapers
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ODH Project Director Q&A: Ryan Cordell

In our ongoing series of interviews with recent Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants awardees, this week we spoke with Ryan Cordell, project director of "Uncovering Reprinting Networks in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers."

Posted: July 30, 2013
Nitrate print of Oscar Micheaux’s "Body and Soul"
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ODH Project Director Q&A: Brian Graney

Brian Graney, project director of the recently funded Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant “Representing Early Black Film Artifacts as Material Evidence in Digital Contexts,” chats with us about this upcoming workshop.

Posted: July 12, 2013
White House Champions of Change Eric Kansa and Will Noel
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NEH Grantees Honored as White House Open Science Champions of Change

NEH grantees Eric Kansa and William Noel will be among 13 scholars and scientists being honored at the White House Open Science Champions of Change event on June 20.

Posted: June 19, 2013
The Boat Builders, Winslow Homer
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Digital Public Library of America Launches

The initial prototype of the public DPLA website launched this afternoon, providing access to over 2.4 million digital books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, and other resources critical to humanities scholarship and learning.

Posted: April 18, 2013
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Eat, Drink, and Be Mummy: Digging into Data Uncovers Surprising Health News

Digging in Data Challenge grant projects develop and explore technologically inventive and computationally creative research methods that drill into massive data sets to arrive at new questions and surprising answers.

Posted: March 11, 2013