The IDHMC is pleased to announce that our IDHMC/ARC Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Timothy Duguid, has recently been awarded the Douglas Murray Prize for his article, “The ‘Troubles’ at Frankfurt: A New Chronology,” which appeared in Reformation & Renaissance Review 14.3. Tim is also the author of a book, Metrical Psalmody in Print and [...]

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Book History and eMOP News

On March 11, 2014 By

Dr. Todd Samuelson, our eMOP book history consultant, recently completed his eMOP research trip to Amsterdam, Antwerp, and London. After intensive discussion and preparation with the eMOP team, he travelled to Europe in November 2013 to hunt for information and pictures of early modern specimen sheets. Specimen sheets, or type specimens, were circulated in the [...]

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The Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) has submitted their interim report to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and we now have permission to post sections of that report online. Prepared by PI and IDHMC Director, Dr. Laura Mandell, and eMOP co-project managers for year two, Matthew Christy and Elizabeth Grumbach, this report details work performed [...]

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Today is the Grand Opening for the Humanities Visualization Space at IDHMC. The demos have started, and will run again at 11:30, 1:00, 2:30 and 4:30.

Pre-demo, Laura Mandell and Maura Ives working with images from the Blake archive:

Laura demonstrating New Radial this morning:
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The IDHMC is pleased to announce the recipients of Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuiion Scholarships for 2014:

Laura Perrings (ENGL); Rubria Rocha De Luna (HISP); Robin Roe (HIST); Daniel Schwartz (HIST); Katayoun Torabi (ENGL).

In addition, Heidi Campbell (COMM) and Nigel Lepianka (ENGL) were awarded scholarships from DHSI directly.

Congratulations [...]

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Visualizing Big Data

On November 16, 2013 By

The wonderful Liz Grumbach, project manager for ARC (,

and I (Laura Mandell) are here at North Carolina State University where we just received a tour of the most amazing new library, the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library: Markus Wust ( was our guide as well as big data muse along [...]

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The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture and the Advanced Research Consortium (ARC) are pleased to announce that the DHSI course on Digital Project Aggregation with ARC and Collex will be co-taught by IDHMC Director Dr. Laura Mandell and MESA Co-Director Dr. Tim Stinson (NSCU).

The description for the DHSI course has been revised [...]

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