Videos of 2012 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grantees

November 16, 2012
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We're happy to say that we now have videos from the annual Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting, held September 20, 2012 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, three-minute lightning presentations on their projects.

Click any link below to go directly to the video.

Is That You Mr. Lincoln?: Applying Authorship Attribution to the Early Political Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Stowell, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation & Patrick Juola, Duquesne University

The Distributed Text: An Annotated Digital Edition of Franz Boas’s Pioneering Ethnography, Aaron Glass, Bard College

A prototype of a syntactically annotated corpus of Appalachian English, Christina Tortora, CUNY Research Foundation, College of Staten Island

The Pathways to Freedom Digital Narrative Project, Deborah Mutnick, Long Island University--Brooklyn

Annotation Studio: multimedia text annotation for students, Kurt Fendt & Jamie Folsom, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Building an Open-Source Archive for Born-Digital Dissertations, Liza Potts, Michigan State University & Kathie Gossett , Iowa State University

NYC Chronology of Place, a Linked Open Data Gazetteer, Matthew Knutzen, New York Public Library

Encouraging digital scholarly publishing in the Humanities, Bonnie Robinson & Judith Brauer, North George College and State University

Digital Video Navigation and Archival Content Management Tools for Non-linear Oral History Narratives, Peter Asaro, The New School

Digital Humanities in the Classroom: Bridging the Gap between Teaching and Research, Marie-Claire Beaulieu, Tufts University

The Tesserae Project: A Search Engine for Allusion, Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo, SUNY

FACES: Faces, Art, and Computerized Evaluation Systems, Conrad Rudolph, University of California, Riverside

English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA): "Ballad Illustration Archive", M. Patricia Fumerton & Carl Stahmer, University of California, Santa Barbara

The Visual Page, Natalie Houston, University of Houston

ANGLES: A web-based XML Editor, Trevor Muñoz, University of Maryland, College Park

Topic Modeling for Humanities Research, Jennifer Guiliano, University of Maryland, College Park

Active OCR, Travis Brown, University of Maryland, College Park

Making the Digital Humanities More Open, George Williams, University of South Carolina Upstate

Essays in Visual History: Making Use of the International Mission Photography Archive, Jon Miller, University of Southern California

Scholar’s Dashboard: Creating a Multidisciplinary Tool Via “Design and Build” Workshops, John Magill & Andy Schocket, Wright State University