The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative is pleased to announce the recipients of its graduate seed grants for 2023–2024: Laura De Moya-Guerra (History) The Community Archive of the Chinese in Barranquilla, Colombia: a digitized collection of records from a community archive at risk of loss and underrepresentation. Jeongeun Park (History) Archives II Record Group 242 “Records Captured in Korea” Item Locator: a searchable database of Korea-related records in Record Group 242 (National Archives Collection of Foreign Records Seized) at Archives II. The DH Initiative gratefully acknowledges the support of the School of Arts and Sciences for the seed grant program. Grant recipients will present their workRead More →

On March 23, 2023, we held our third or fourth Digital Humanities Showcase (depending on how you count), resurrecting an old tradition of gathering the Rutgers DH community, plus friends, to share their findings on a range of topics under the “big tent.”1 In the interest of keeping the conversation going, I am sharing this year’s program, with slides linked where I have the authors’ permission. For the institutional historians among you, be sure to compare it to the 2014 program, and to those of the intervening years, represented by the gallery below. Enjoy! 2023 Program Lightning Round “Expanding Family Ties: Digital Storytelling Tools &Read More →

Greetings! We invite you to explore our list of Spring 2023 digital humanities events and workshops. Details and registration links are posted below. Alternatively, please go to or to to reserve your spot (the information is the same in both places). Here you will also find information about the return of the Digital Humanities Showcase and the Graduate Seed Grants. The workshops will be taught by Suny Cardenas-Gomez, Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Specialist. Additional events may be added over the course of the next month. Build Digital Exhibitions with Omeka Monday, January 30, 4:00-5:30 pm, online (registration link | instructor: SunyRead More →

Submit by: February 1, 2023 DH Showcase to be held on March 23, 2023, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET (2023-01-24 edit: Register to attend) 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. We are particularly interested in hearing from practitioners and scholars who are thinking about digital humanities pedagogy and teaching with DH projects in the classroom. In orderRead More →