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Articles with keyword "Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants"

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Humanities and Technology Unite!

By NEH Staff

Program officer Perry Collins will participate in a panel presentation at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Tuesday, October 2nd, at 6pm.

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2012 NEH Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting – Open to Public

By NEH Staff

From 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on September 20th during 2012 NEH Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors at the National Endowment for the Humanities, the recent ODH grantees will give the public a sneak preview of 34 ground-breaking projects that apply cutting-edge technology to high quality research in the humanities. Project directors from the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, and the new Digital Humanities Implementation Grants will be discussing their work.

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CoCensus: Engaging with Census Data in the Museum

By Perry Collins

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are developing a new kind of museum exhibit that allows visitors to learn about their cultural heritage by interacting with census data on a dynamic map display.

Start-Up Grant Program Encouraging Research that Studies Digital Culture

By Brett Bobley


I’m pleased to say that we’ve just posted the new guidelines for our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program. The deadline this year is September 25, 2012. Each year, we make small changes to our grant guidelines based on feedback and discussions with the field. This year, in the section where we list the types of things the program funds, we added a new bullet:

  • scholarship that focuses on the history, criticism, and philosophy of digital culture and its impact on society;

Assessing Digitization Quality

Mapping Texts: Visualizing Historical American Newspapers

By Brett Bobley

The Mapping Texts project, a collaboration between the University of North Texas and Stanford University, recently released two new interactive visualizations that allow users to map language patterns embedded in 230,000 pages of digitized historical newspapers from the late 1820s through the early 2000s.

ODH in the News

By Perry Collins

With the announcement of our most recent round of 22 funded Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants projects and the continued accomplishments of many other ODH projects, we have seen a number of news stories in recent weeks featuring ODH grantees.

Today's Chronicle: "Breaking Down Menus Digitally, Dish by Dish"

By Brett Bobley

In today's Chronicle of Higher Education, there is a terrific profile of NYPL Labs -- the digital innovation arm of the New York Public Library. The article by Jennifer Howard is called "Breaking Down Menus Digitally, Dish by Dish" and discusses some of the innovative and engaging ways that NYPL Labs is helping to develop the library of the future. 

Announcing 22 New Start-Up Grant Awards (March 2012)

By Brett Bobley

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce 22 new awards from our Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program from our September, 2011 deadline. These awards are part of a larger slate of 208 grants announced by the NEH.

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Videos of 2011 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grantees

By Brett Bobley

We're happy to say that we now have videos from the annual Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting, held September 27, 2011 at the Old Post Office in Washington, DC. This meeting brought together top researchers in the digital humanities from across the United States. In these videos below, watch the directors of NEH's Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants give short, two-minute presentations on their projects.

NEH Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting – Open to Public

By Jason Rhody

Come learn about developing mobile app platforms for history, capturing dance notation using an iPad, using gaming technology to teach the history of medicine, or applying crowdsourcing to culinary history … all in just two minutes.