Digital Humanities Showcase: Call for Proposals Submit by February 1, 2017 Showcase on March 23, 2017 The interdisciplinary field of digital humanities (DH) aims to bring together humanistic inquiry and digital technologies, organizing new modes of archival research, developing computer-aided methodologies for answering humanistic questions, curating digitized archives of all kinds, bringing digital platforms into the classroom in creative ways, and engaging critically with the culture of new media. In order to encourage collaboration and community at Rutgers, and regionally in the state New Jersey, the Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative invites contributions to a Digital Humanities Showcase, to be held at Alexander Library on Thursday,Read More →

Digital Humanities Seed Grants: Call for Proposals Deadline: March 1, 2017 Award: up to $2,000 Funding/Project Period: 2017-2018 The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) invites proposals for seed grants to support digital humanities projects in research, teaching, and public outreach, in any discipline or area of the university. This funding cycle will be for projects conducted during the subsequent 12 months (i.e. April 1, 2017 – March 30, 2018). Rutgers DHI seed grants are designed to foster collaborative projects of all kinds, including: Textual analysis: digital editions; websites that invite linguistic, social, and historical analysis of texts; text aggregation sites; the development of tools forRead More →

[crossposted from] Presented by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey & The Vietnamese Nôm Preservation Foundation Friday – Saturday, September 23 & 24, 2016 Location: Alexander Library, Scholarly Communication Center Lecture Hall We are happy to announce an upcoming international and interdisciplinary symposium on Buddhist Literacy in Early Modern Northern Vietnam, to be held from 23-24 September, 2016. Catalyzed by the recent digitization of two textual collections held at the Thắng Nghiêm and Phổ Nhân Buddhist Temples in northern Vietnam, we propose to investigate the interaction of textual practices, publishing, and the transmission of literacy in interaction with Buddhism and the Buddhist institution.Read More →