Announcing 3 Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (July 2015)

July 28, 2015

The Office of Digital Humanities is happy to announce three awards from our Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program from our March 2015 deadline. These awards are part of a larger slate of 212 grants just announced by the NEH.

Indiana/Purdue University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN 46202-2815)    
The Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies Project

Project Director: Jennifer Guiliano
Outright: $249,817

To support: Three three-day workshops of 35 participants each hosted by Yale University, Arizona State University, and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) on teaching new digital methods and exploring issues of preservation and access in Native American Studies.

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Doing Digital History 2016: An Institute for Mid-Career American Historians 

Project Director: Sharon Leon
Project Director: Sheila Brennan 
Outright: $219,301

To support: A two-week institute for 25 historians of the United States, to be hosted by George Mason University’s Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, on advanced theory and application of new media tools for teaching and scholarship.

Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN 47907) 
Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies: An Institute on Spatial Humanities, Theories, Methods and Practice

Project Director: Kim Gallon (Purdue University)
Project Director: Angel Nieves (Hamilton College)
Outright: $245,299

To support: A three-week summer institute and a follow-up workshop for 20 participants to explore spatial approaches to Africana Studies. The institute would be hosted by Purdue University and the follow-up workshop would be held at Hamilton College.