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Happy Birthday Humanities Commons

Humanities Commons just had its first birthday. Read the story behind NEH's support of Humanities Commons.

Posted: December 4, 2017
“Hypertext: an Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown
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"Hypertext" the Movie: An Evening with Andy van Dam

On April 25, 2016, Professor Andries “Andy” van Dam was our very special guest at a debut screening of the film "Hypertext: an Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown University,” documenting a 1974 grant awarded to van Dam for an experimental class using "hypertext" for the study of poetry.

Posted: May 9, 2016
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Invitation to the Keynote Address for Images and Texts in Medical History Workshop at the National Institutes of Health

As part of the Images and Text in Medical History Workshop, we invite you to a keynote address, The Analog Patient: Imagining Medicine at a Distance in the Television Era, by Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD,  Associate Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University. The keynote will be held in Bethesda, MD, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Tuesday, April 12 from 11AM – 12PM

Posted: April 8, 2016
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Invitation to a Film Screening & Talk at the University of Maryland to Celebrate the Work of Andy van Dam

Join us on April 25, 2016 to celebrate the work of Brown University professor and NEH grantee Andy van Dam at a film screening of the 1974 documentary, Hypertext: An Educational Experiment in English and Computer Science at Brown University, and panel talk at the University of Maryland featuring Professor van Dam.

Posted: March 8, 2016
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Update: ODH Support for Crowdsourcing in 2015

In 2015, the Office of Digital Humanities supported important work to engage wide audiences in crowdsourcing the humanities.

Posted: January 4, 2016
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Project Director Q&A: Immigrant Stories

Funded by a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, researchers at the University of Minnesota are scaling up an initiative to create, collect, and share stories from recent immigrants and refugees to the United States.

Posted: October 19, 2015
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12,000 NEH Grant Records (1966-1979) Now Available!

Over 12,000 grant records dating from NEH’s first grant in 1966 through 1979 are now available!

Posted: September 27, 2015
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ODH Project Director Q&A: Mary Flanagan

An interview with Mary Flanagan, director of Tiltfactor Lab at Dartmouth and leader of the ODH-funded Metadata Games project, an open-source platform for crowdsourcing cultural heritage.

Posted: May 4, 2015
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Capturing the History of the Jefferson Lecture

As we await Anna Deavere Smith's 2015 Jefferson Lecture, NEH staff have been busy digitizing materials from past lectures.

Posted: March 30, 2015
Higher Education Video Game Alliance Advancing Theory and Research Award
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Higher Education Video Game Alliance Honors Dr. Mary Flanagan with an Advancing Theory and Research Award

The Office of Digital Humanities is delighted to note that Dr. Mary Flanagan is the recipient of the Advancing Theory and Research award from the Higher Education Video Game Alliance.

Posted: March 11, 2015