On October 2, 2015, Dr. Laura Mandell, Professor of English and Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University, presented her talk, Whither the Scholarly Monograph at Brown University. Her presentation was co-sponsored by the Cogut Center for the Humanities and the Brown University Library’s lecture series, New Directions in Scholarly Publishing and the Challenges of Evaluation.
The Digital Library Federation is focusing its conference on speakers who work in the fields of Digital Humanities and libraries, as well as feminism and critical race studies. Interestingly, they are all women, a major intervention in the all-male-panelists phenomenon that is getting so much press in the news lately.
The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture is hosting a Humanities Visualization Day in its Humanities Visualization Space (HVS) featuring presentations by faculty and post-doctoral fellows on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. For details and the schedule of presentations see the HVSDay-Schedule flyer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The IDHMC is pleased to announce that our IDHMC/ARC Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Timothy Duguid, has recently been awarded the Douglas Murray Prize for his article, "The 'Troubles' at Frankfurt: A New Chronology," which appeared in Reformation & Renaissance Review 14.3. Tim is also the author of a book, Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice, which is forthcoming from Ashgate Publishing this summer. Good work, Tim!
The IDHMC is pleased to announce the recipients of Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuiion Scholarships for 2014:
Laura Perrings (ENGL); Rubria Rocha De Luna (HISP); Robin Roe (HIST); Daniel Schwartz (HIST); Katayoun Torabi (ENGL).
In addition, Heidi Campbell (COMM) and Nigel Lepianka (ENGL) were awarded scholarships from DHSI directly.
Congratulations to all of you!