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Announcing Five Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (July 2014)

July 20, 2014 | By NEH Staff

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce five awards from our Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program from our March 2014 deadline. These awards are part of a larger slate of 177 grants just announced by the NEH.

Arkansas State University, Main Campus -- State University, AR
HT-50091, Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites
Alyson Gill, Project Director
Lisa M. Snyder, Project Director
Outright: $218,139
To support: A one week institute with a follow up workshop held over two summers, hosted by Arkansas State University and the University of California, Los Angeles, to consider the theoretical and ethical issues associated with three dimensional modeling of cultural heritage sites and objects.

Folger Shakespeare Library -- Washington, DC
HT-50092, Folger Shakespeare Library's "Early Modern Digital Agendas: Advanced Topics" Institute
Jonathan Hope, Project Director
Owen Williams, Project Director
Outright: $175,649
To support: A 13 day summer institute, hosted by the Folger Shakespeare Library, for fifteen technically advanced scholars of early modern English studies to explore advanced analytical techniques for engaging with digitized humanities collections.

Lane Community College -- Eugene, OR
HT-50085, An Institute for Community College Digital Humanists: Beyond Pockets of Innovation, Toward a Community of Practice
Anne McGrail, Project Director
Outright: $88,778
To support: A 5 day institute for 25 community college faculty members, to be hosted by Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, on new digital methods, tools and practices for humanities teaching and scholarship.

Michigan State University -- East Lansing, MI
HT-50088, Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice
Lynne Goldstein, Project Director
Ethan Watrall, Project Director
Outright: $249,708
To support: A twelve day institute to be held over two summers, hosted by Michigan State University, for 20 participants to explore advanced theory and application of computational approaches and new media for archaeology.

Middlebury College -- Middlebury, VT
HT-50086, Scholarship in Sound and Image: Producing Videographic Criticism in the Digital Age
Christian Keathley, Project Director
Jason Mittell, Project Director
Outright: $95,152
To support: A two week workshop at Middlebury College for twelve participants on the topic of incorporating time based media like video and audio in multimodal humanities scholarship.