Digital humanities initiatives at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received more than $640,000 in the latest round of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project received $349,899. Directed by Margaret Jacobs, professor of history and director of women and gender studies, and Elizabeth Lorang, associate professor of University Libraries, researchers working on the Genoa Indian School project are in the process of compiling, digitizing and making accessible records and other materials from the Genoa, Nebraska, school.
The Charles Chesnutt Digital Archive received $292,627, to redesign the existing digital archive and add more works by the African-American author. The project is a collaboration between Nebraska and The New School in New York City, and is directed at Nebraska by Matt Cohen, professor of English, and Kenneth M. Price, Hillgass University Professor of Literature and co-director of CDRH. The project is edited by Stephanie Browner of The New School.