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Visualization Day 2015

  • Posted on: 16 April 2015
  • By: admin

On April 15, the IDHMC hosted our first Visualization Day, which showcased the work of Texas A&M faculty and researchers. We were pleased to have participants from Archaeology, Digital Humanities, English, Performance Studies, and the Libraries in the event.

IDHMC Announces Formation of Advisory Board

  • Posted on: 21 January 2015
  • By: admin

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 for brief bios for each of the board members.

Dr. Laura Mandell, "Imminent Demise or Potential Rejuvenation?: The Future of the Scholarly Monograph”

  • Posted on: 17 November 2014
  • By: admin

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 Wanted Dead or Alive – The Scholarly Monograph.

Alex Gil Videos

  • Posted on: 9 November 2014
  • By: admin

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 a fascinating hour and 20 minutes. It's been split up here into 3 videos.

Alex Gil Part 1

ALex Gil Part 2

Alex Gil Part 3

NEH Highlights the Syriaca Project

  • Posted on: 7 November 2014
  • By: admin

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 the NEH website has recently highlighted the resources of this excellent project on their site.

Announcing the IDHMC HASTAC Fellows for 2014-2015

  • Posted on: 14 October 2014
  • By: admin

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 work on the archive ties in with her dissertation in progress, which also examines the role of supernatural phenomena in Victorian detective fiction.

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