Call for Proposals The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative invites proposals for seed grants of up to $2,000 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 (April 1, 2016 – March 30, 2017). 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 for digital analysis. Geospatial approaches to literary texts and historical problems. Network Analysis ofRead More →

Join three Rutgers-Newark faculty on November 4th in the John Cotton Dana Library for an engaging discussion two of the fastest growing interdisciplinary fields: digital humanities and data science. What are these disciplines and how can they help you in your work? This event will break these complex terms down and demonstrate their value through discussions of current projects. Learn about new research tools, teaching strategies, and ways to engage the public. Speakers will include: Krista White, Digital Humanities Librarian, “The myth of the digital native: Why digital literacy is a perfect fit for the classroom” Mary Rizzo, Associate Director of Public & Digital HumanitiesRead More →

On October 29th, the libraries will host a reception and series of short lectures marking the official launch of an interdisciplinary Digital Humanities Lab in Alexander Library. From 4:00 – 5:00 pm, a reception and project demos will be held in the lobby of the Scholarly Communication Center and the DH Lab. Demos will highlight some the digital projects to be discussed in the latter half of the event, from 5:00 – 6:30 pm in the Teleconference Lecture Hall. Presenters will include graduate students and faculty from the departments of American Studies, Childhood Studies, Classics, English, History, Women’s and Gender Studies, as well as theRead More →

Thanks to the collaborative work of the SAS Digital Humanities Initiative and the Libraries’ DH Working Group, the DH lab in Alexander Library is open starting Summer 2015. This space is available to members of the Rutgers DH community for use in project consultations, teaching, workshops and lectures. Reserve the space at http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/digital-humanities-lab/signup-form.  Read More →

Join the Digital Humanities Initiative mailing list to learn about public events, conferences, courses, lectures, and workshops taking place at Rutgers and throughout the region. This is a low-volume listserv maintained in Sakai. Click here to subscribe (netID credentials required). If you are not a current member of the Rutgers community, please send a subscription request e-mail to Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian, at francesca.giannetti [at] rutgers.edu.Read More →