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Announcing 20 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant Awards (March 2014)

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 20 awards from our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program from our September 2013 deadline.

XQuery Summer Institute website

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.

David Livingstone, by Frederick Havill

The Lost Diary of David Livingstone

PBS documentary reveals the fruits of NEH-supported digitization and research

ODH in the News

Several projects funded by NEH's Office of Digital Humanities have been featured in the news recently.  Some highlights include articles on acoustic modeling of John Donne's sermons, mapping "infectious texts" from historic newspapers, the history of disease in a cross-cultural and geographically diverse set of mummies, and a profile of digital approaches to the 18th century "Republic of Letters."

Steam Locomotive

Building STEAM: The Buzz from the McBee Hive

Things are getting STEAM-y in the Hive.

Prom Week screenshot

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.

Reprinting networks in 19th-century American newspapers

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."

Nitrate print of Oscar Micheaux’s "Body and Soul"

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: April 3, 2014

NEH Awards Cooperative Agreement to Northeastern University for Digital Humanities Military History Workshop

I’m pleased to announce that the NEH has just awarded a cooperative agreement to NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University to host a two-day professional development workshop on the application of digital humanities research methods for military history.

Posted: March 31, 2014

Announcing 20 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant Awards (March 2014)

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 20 awards from our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program from our September 2013 deadline.

Posted: November 19, 2013

ODH in the News

Several projects funded by NEH's Office of Digital Humanities have been featured in the news recently.  Some highlights include articles on acoustic modeling of John Donne's sermons, mapping "infectious texts" from historic newspapers, the history of disease in a cross-cultural and geographically diverse set of mummies, and a profile of digital approaches to the 18th century "Republic of Letters."

Posted: September 16, 2013

2013 NEH Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting--Open to the Public

Join us for the 2013 NEH Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting on October 4th.

Posted: July 25, 2013

Announcing 6 Digital Humanities Implementation Grant Awards (July 2013)

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 6 awards from the second round of our Digital Humanities Implementation Grants program from our January 2013 deadline.

Posted: July 25, 2013

Announcing 3 Institutes for Advanced Topics Awards (July 2013)

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 3 awards for our Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program from our March 2013 deadline.

Posted: May 29, 2013

Announcing 4 NEH/DFG Bilateral Digital Humanities Program Awards

The Office of Digital Humanities is pleased to announce 4 awards from our NEH/DFG Bilateral Digital Humanities Program from our September 2012 deadline.  Each project represents a collaborative effort between at least one partner based in the United States and one partner based in Germany. Congratulations to all the awardees!

Posted: April 7, 2014

ODH Staff at the Emerging Trends in Digital Stewardship Symposium

On April 8, 2014, ODH's Jennifer Serventi will participate in the session "Open Data, Open Governments" at the Emerging Trends in Digital Stewardshipsymposium.

Posted: December 31, 2013

NEH at the 2014 American Historical Association Annual Meeting

Several NEH staff members from across the Endowment’s offices and divisions will be attending the American Historical Association annual meeting</a> in Washington, DC, from January 2nd to January 5th. 

Posted: November 20, 2013

ODH Staff at the 2013 American Studies Association Annual Meeting

ODH program Officers Jennifer Serventi and Perry Collins will be attending the 2013 American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.

Posted: July 16, 2013

Digital Humanities 2013

Posted: June 21, 2013

ODH Staff at ALA

ODH Program Officer Perry Collins will join fellow program staff from the Divisions of Public Programs and Preservation and Access at the American Library Association annual meeting in Chicago, IL, from Fri., June 28th-Mon., July 1.

Posted: March 13, 2013

Grants Workshop in Boston at "Days of DH" Conference

Join NEH's Brett Bobley at a Grants Workshop for Boston-area institutions.

Posted: February 25, 2013

Personal Digital Archiving 2013

On February 21-22, ODH Program Officer Perry Collins attended Personal Digital Archiving at the University of Maryland-College Park.

Sample image of Vermont Watchman & State Journal newspaper

This video presents lectures from several scholars of historical digital research delivered at the National Digital Newspaper Program Awardee Conference in September 2013.

Posted: August 28, 2013

The Fort Vancouver Mobile Project

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Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is the first National Park Service site to develop a mobile interpretative app for park visitors.  The app was developed with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.