English Professor Laura Mandell, Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC), along with two co-PIs Professor Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna and Professor Richard Furuta, are very pleased to announce that Texas A&M has received a 2-year, $734,000 development grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP, http://emop.tamu.edu ). The two other project leaders, Anton DuPlessis and Todd Samuelson, are book historians from Cushing Rare Books Library.
At the annual international conference of the Alliance for Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), our director, Dr. Laura Mandell presented at the University of Hamburg.
Dr. Laura Mandell, Director of the IDHMC and Professor of English presented:
"Myopia: A Visualization Tool in Support of Close Reading" by Manish Chaturvedi, Gerald Gannod, Laura Mandell, Helen Armstrong, and Eric Hodgson.
NEH grant-writing workshop
Jason Rhody, Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment of the Humanities<http://www.neh.gov> in the Office of Digital Humanities<http://www.neh.gov/odh> will participate in a grant information session and mock-panel review on Monday, March 26th in the Digital Humanities Lounge, Blocker 246.
The IDHMC (Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture) wishes to support scholars in a wide range of academic disciplines including literature, history, art and architecture, archaeology, communications, and computer science researchers who are creating new scholarly, poetic, artistic, and musical forms. We are offering two kinds of fellowships this semester as well as support for working groups and collaborative teams:
Profession 2011 contains a cluster of essays concerning Promotion and Tenure for those who are working in the Digital Humanities. Appropriately, AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, this issue of Profession is available, open access, online! Kudos Rosemary Feal!!
Building a Culture for Digital Scholarship
Case Western Reserve University
November 7—8, 2011
"Scholars and the Mind"
Professor Laura Mandell
Panelists: Dr. Laura Mandell; Stephen Chapman; Neni Panourgia; Dean Cyrus Taylor (CWRU Arts and Sciences); Lev Gonick (CWRU Vice President for Information Technology Services).
Moderator: Arnold Hirshon (CWRU Associate Provost and University Librarian)
Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies 2010-2011
Lars Hinrichs & Matt Cohen, Co-directors, Nicole Gray, Coordinator
University of Texas at Austin, 3 February 2011
Professor Laura Mandell,
"Forms of Attention: Distant Reading & Discipline"