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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.

Making Sense: Handwriting & Print Symposium

  • Posted on: 6 October 2014
  • By: admin

This two-day symposium, Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 2014, will explore the ways handwriting, print, and the body work together to make sense, intellectually and physically.  Sponsored by the Department of English, University Libraries, and IDHMC, the program features plenary speakers and roundtables of ongoing work within the Texas A&M University community.  Sessions are free and open to all.

For complete program information, go to makingsensewriting.wordpress.com

Dr. Miriam Posner to visit TAMU September 17

  • Posted on: 10 September 2014
  • By: admin

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media and Culture and the University Libraries are proud to sponsor a visit by Dr. Miriam Posner, on Wednesday, September 17.

Please join us for two public events:

11AM-noon
Liberal Arts and Humanities (LAAH) Building, Room 326
The Digital Humanities Working Group will host an informal discussion with Dr. Posner, focused on alternative academic careers in digital humanities.

IDHMC to Fund Five HASTAC Scholars

  • Posted on: 4 August 2014
  • By: admin

Each year, HASTAC (the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) accepts a new cohort of HASTAC Scholars. HASTAC scholars are “graduate and undergraduate students who are engaged with innovative projects and research at the intersection of digital media & learning, the digital humanities, and technology in the arts, humanities and sciences.” The HASTAC scholars maintain an online presence at the HASTAC site throughout the year by blogging, participating in forums, reporting on events, projects, and publications, and collaborating on projects.

IDHMC DHers at Digital Humanities 2014

  • Posted on: 3 July 2014
  • By: admin

We're very excited to announce that many of our IDHMC affiliated faculty, staff, and graduate students are presenting work at this year's Digital Humanities 2014 conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. If you'll be attending the conference, we hope you'll support our TAMU and IDHMC work by visiting the below presentations and posters by our excellent colleagues.

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