With funding from the NEH program Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities , in summer 2011 the University of Southern California will be hosting a four-week summer institute to explore the use of interactive media for scholarly analysis and authorship, illustrating the possibilities of multimodal media for humanities scholarship within the context of American Studies. The institute will be held July 18-August 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
During the institute, fellows will explore central issues in multimedia authorship, including such topics as database structures and information architectures, interactive design, and collaborative research, with particular attention given to the how multimedia scholarship takes places within the fields of American and Ethnic Studies. Scholars from all career levels, from advanced graduate student to full professor are welcome to apply. Applications are due February 1, 2011. More information and application instructions can be found on the Institute’s Call for Proposals website .