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2010 Awards for Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities

June 11, 2010 | By Jennifer Serventi

I'm very happy to say that the NEH has just announced six new awards from our Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program.  These grants support national or regional training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities.

These awards are part of a larger group of 120 awards announced today by the NEH.  For a full state-by-state list of all the awards, please see today's press release.

Awards in the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program (click on each for more details):

Colorado Seminary -- Denver, CO

University of Denver's Institute for the Digital Humanities
Adrienne Russell, Project Director
Outright: $249,983
To support: A series of three workshops held over 18 months for twenty humanities faculty and advanced graduate students on the use of digital media in scholarship and teaching.

SUNY Research Foundation, Albany -- Albany, NY

Institute for Globally Networked Learning in the Humanities, SUNY COIL Center
Jon Rubin, Project Director
Outright: $249,938
To support: A three year institute for 60 humanities scholars and staff that includes a three day workshop, online discussion, and a capstone conference on developing international team taught courses in the humanities.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Fayetteville, AR

Institute for Digital Archaeology
Jesse Casana, Project Director
Outright: $249,885
To support: A semester long program of advanced training in geospatial technologies critical to the practice of modern archaeology, followed by participation in field projects.

University of North Carolina, Charlotte -- Charlotte, NC

Computer Simulations in the Humanities
Marvin Croy, Project Director
Outright: $155,415
To support: A three week institute and follow up activities on the use of computer simulations and modeling techniques in the humanities for twenty four humanities scholars.

University of Southern California -- Los Angeles, CA

Broadening the Digital Humanities: The Vectors CTS Summer Institute on Digital Approaches to American Studies
Philip Ethington, Project Director
Outright: $249,826
To support: A four week summer institute to explore ways digital scholarship and new media publication can advance research in the fields of American Studies and Ethnic Studies.

University of Virginia -- Charlottesville, VA

NINES Summer Workshops: Emerging Issues in Digital Scholarship
Andrew Stauffer, Project Director
Outright: $193,963
To support: A two year series of summer workshops engaging scholars and institutional administrators in concerns relating to peer review and evaluation of digital scholarship in the humanities.