Announcing 4 Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities (August 2016)

July 27, 2017

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 2016 deadline. These awards are part of a larger slate of 290 grants just announced by the NEH.

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC)
Folger Shakespeare Library's "Early Modern Digital Agendas: Network Analysis (EMDA2017)" institute

Project Director: Owen Williams
Outright: $170,000

To support: A two-week summer institute and follow-up workshop for 12 participants to explore network analysis approaches to early modern studies. The institute would be hosted at the Folger Shakespeare Library with a variety of visiting experts.    

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
Make Your Edition: Models and Methods for Digital Textual Scholarship

Project Director: David Birnbaum
Outright: $156,251

To support: A three-week summer institute on the theory and development of digital scholarly editions for 25 participants to be hosted at the University of Pittsburgh.


Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
Scholarship in Sound and Image

Project Director: Jason Mittell
Project Director: Christian Keathley
Outright: $241,001

To support: Two two-week workshops for 15 participants each on the study of time-based media like video and audio in multimodal humanities scholarship. The first instance of the workshop would be for advanced graduate students, while the second instance would be targeted toward humanities faculty and professionals.

West Virginia University Research Corporation (Morgantown, WV)
Digital Publishing Institute: Authoring and Editing Digital Humanities Scholarship

Project Director: Cheryl Ball
Outright: $219,832

To support: A series of workshops for humanities scholars and editors on developing and publishing digital multimedia scholarship to be hosted by West Virginia University and held on-campus as well as in conjunction with scholarly publishing conferences.