press release

eMOP Interim Report Now Available Online

  • Posted on: 10 March 2014
  • By: admin

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 during the first year of the grant project.

IDHMC Faculty Fellow Makes the TAMU News!

  • Posted on: 19 September 2013
  • By: admin

IDHMC Faculty Fellow and Professor of Communication, Dr. Heidi Campbell, has made the TAMU news! Click on the links below to read more about her project on the TAMU College of Liberal Arts website and The Battalion, the TAMU student newspaper.

There's a religious app for that: Grad students probe purpose of mobile apps rooted in faith (The Battalion)

MESA launches!

  • Posted on: 9 July 2013
  • By: admin

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) and Advanced Research Consortium (ARC) at Texas A&M University are very excited to announce the launch of the Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance (MESA).

Wanted: Professor for the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture

  • Posted on: 21 January 2013
  • By: admin

Texas A&M University seeks to hire a dynamic researcher with an established record in digital humanities research and/or humanities, artistic, or information visualization to participate in establishing an interdisciplinary Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC). Currently an “initiative,” the IDHMC (http://idhmc.tamu.edu) will become an Institute upon approval by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.

REKn to Partner with ARC

  • Posted on: 14 November 2012
  • By: admin

It is the IDHMC’s great pleasure to announce that the Renaissance English Knowledgebase (REKn) project will become the next node within ARC (Advanced Research Consortium), joining NINES (Nineteeth-century Scholarship Online), 18thConnect, and MESA (the Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance).

eMOP Project Receives Funding from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

  • Posted on: 28 September 2012
  • By: admin

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.