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NEH Announces Humanities High Performance Computing Initiative

As you may have seen in today's Chronicle of Higher Education, the NEH has just announced our new Humanities High Performance Computing initiative -- HHPC for short. 

Posted: April 22, 2008

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NEH Posts Guidelines for NEH Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers

I'm very happy to say that the NEH's Division of Research has just posted the guidelines for our new "NEH Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers" program ("FDHC" for short).  The NEH first announced this program back at the CNI conference in December of 2007, but now the full guidelines are available.  I would encourage all humanities centers to check out this new program and consider applying.  The deadline is September 15th, 2008.  In a nutshell, FDHC allows centers to apply for funding to bring in a visiting fellow to work on one or more humanities projects. [Edit: As of 4/29/2010, the Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers program is no longer offered by the NEH].

Posted: April 14, 2008

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Grant Workshops in Indiana

Last week I flew out to Indiana—my first trip to the state—to give two grant workshops, one at Indiana University in Bloomington (home to one of the largest student unions in the country), and another at IUPUI in Indianapolis (home to one of the newest student unions in the country).

Posted: April 4, 2008

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Trip to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Fair

Report on a trip to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Fair.

Posted: April 3, 2008

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Rise of the Digital NEH

Andy Guess wrote a nice piece in today's Inside Higher Ed called "Rise of the Digital NEH."  It mentions the new Office of Digital Humanities and discusses some trends in digital scholarship.

Posted: April 3, 2008

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Thoughts on the JISC/NEH Grant Announcement at the Folger

Yesterday, I attended a ceremony over at the Folger Shakespeare Library. The occasion was NEH Chairman Bruce Cole announcing the winners of the first JISC/NEH Transatlantic Digitization Collaboration Grants.

Posted: March 26, 2008
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DHI is Now ODH

I'm very happy to say that on Tuesday, March 25, at a special event at the Folger Shakespeare Library here in Washington, DC, Chairman Bruce Cole is announcing that the Digital Humanities Initiative is now a permanent office here at the NEH. Our new name is the Office of Digital Humanities (ODH).

Posted: March 24, 2008

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JISC Awards Announced

Just two months ago, Brett wrote about an event, hosted by King's College London, where NEH Chairman Bruce Cole and JISC Executive Secretary Malcolm Read discussed international digitization efforts.

Posted: March 21, 2008

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Recap of Presentation at the ICO Conference

On Tuesday, March 18, I had an opportunity to observe my ODH colleague, Jason Rhody, give a presentation on digital humanities at the NEH to the 2008 liaisons meeting of The Independent College Office, an organization of liberal arts colleges.

Posted: March 21, 2008

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NEH/VFH Report on the Digital Needs of Scholarly Editors

NEH and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) co-hosted a conference on January 14, 2008 to discuss the digital needs of scholarly editors.

Posted: March 20, 2008