Amy Earhart to speak at Congress

On January 31, 2015 By

Amy Earhart will be plenary speaker at the most significant North American Digital Humanities conference, sponsored jointly by CSDH/SCHN and the Association for Computers and the Humanities (http://csdh-schn.org/2014/10/20/cfp15/#more-882).  The invitation comes thanks to Dr. Earhart’s work on the Alex Haley papers at TAMU, her creation of a digital […]

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Maura Ives, Amy Earhart, Rebecca Hankins, and Sarah Potvin have been awarded a PESCA grant (http://vpr.tamu.edu/researchdevelopment/funding/internal/PESCA) for their project called “Creating Next Generation Cultural Data: The Digital Black Bibliographic Project.” We will post more information about the project as it becomes available. Congratulations to them!

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The IDHMC is pleased to announce the formation of an advisory board to provide feedback, input, and guidance on IDHMC projects, structure, and initiatives.

The following faculty members have agreed to serve on this board: Richard J. Golsan, Bruce Herbert, Craig Kallendorf, Tim McLaughlin, Daniel L. Schwartz, and Nancy Warren.  See IDHMC Advisory Board […]

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On November 12, Dr. Laura Mandell, Professor and Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University, presented at Texas A&M her talk, “Imminent Demise or Potential Rejuvenation?: The Future of the Scholarly Monograph” originally given as a keynote address at the recent ARL forum Continue Reading

Alex Gil Videos

On November 9, 2014 By

Dr. Alex Gil, Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Humanities and History Division, Columbia University Libraries, took a break from the ARC semi-annual meeting being held at Texas A&M to give a talk at the Glasscock Center on “Praxis and Sustainability: building social structures in digital humanities.” The talk was […]

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Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal is a collaborative and multi-institutional research project that publishes “online reference works concerning Syriac communities from antiquity to the present.” Dr. Daniel Schwartz, Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M was awarded a Technical Assistance grant by the IDHMC to work on a structured schema for Syriaca.org this summer, and […]

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The IDHMC is pleased to announce its 2014-15 HASTAC fellows: Laura Perrings (ENGL) and Nigel Lepianka (ENGL).
Laura Perrings is a PhD candidate in English specializing in Victorian literature and digital humanities. Her digital project, The Victorian Female Detective Archive, involves the development of custom TEI tags to mark aspects of the supernatural. Laura’s […]

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The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI; main website: http://dhsi.org/) will be held this year on June 1-5, 8-12, and 15-19, 2015 at the University of Victoria, offering different courses during each week-long session.

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture is offering free tuition to five TAMU participants, with preference given to early […]

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