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 dh.rutgers.edu/calendar or to libcal.rutgers.edu/calendar/nblworkshops 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 →

Overview Deadline: March 1, 2023 Award: up to $1,000 (maximum) Funding/Project Period: April 1, 2023–March 31, 2024 Download this CfP as as PDF. The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) invites proposals from graduate students in any Rutgers–New Brunswick humanities department or program for seed grants of up to $1,000 to support digital humanities projects in research and/or public outreach. These projects may, but need not, be related to the applicant’s dissertation research. Grants will support projects conducted during the 12 months from the date of award (i.e. April 1, 2023–March 30, 2024). Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a workshop on formulating digital humanitiesRead More →

The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative is pleased to announce the recipients of its graduate seed grants for 2022–2023: Maria Teresa De Luca (Italian) and Paolo Scartoni (Italian) Divine Networks: An Interactive Visualization of Dante’s Comedy Sam Hege (History) Civil and Labor Rights in the Southwest: A Digital History of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Alexander Liebman (Geography) Programmed Landscapes: The Production of Digital Nature in the Valle del Cauca Lisette Varón-Carvajal (History) Colombia’s Popular Healers: Past and Present The DH Initiative gratefully acknowledges the support of the School of Arts and Sciences for the seed grant program. Grant recipients will present their work atRead More →

On February 11, 2022, we held a discussion of how to conceptualize and plan a digital humanities project, led by DH Initiative faculty members Andrew Goldstone, Francesca Giannetti, Paul Israel, Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan, and Sean Silver. The workshop was especially aimed at graduate students planning to apply for a Digital Humanities Seed Grant (due March 1). A video recording of the session is available here. The workshop handout is reproduced below, together with a few additional notes on other resources and example projects (include past seed grant recipients) mentioned in the discussion. Key considerations What is the research question? What story do you want to tell?Read More →