In the Spring semester, we had unexpected situations, quick changes, and we adapted to new circumstances. Have you found yourself chatting with colleagues about what is most effective in working remotely? Did you feel that some classroom activities and functionalities could not fully transfer online, or not quite the way you wanted that transition to be? Have you thought it might be a good time to see how digital humanities tools can be used in your teaching practice? One of the first, noticeable differences is that we are working from home. So, if we are used to presenting new topics in a classroom, talking toRead More →

The New Brunswick Libraries are seeking to hire a Digital Humanities Graduate Research Specialist to join their cohort of graduate specialists providing support to researchers in advanced digital research topics and methods next semester. See the job description for details on how to apply.Read More →

The New Brunswick Libraries now offer consulting hours for drop-in assistance with data intensive research methods and technologies.  Consulting hours are held in the Digital Humanities Lab on the fourth floor of Alexander Library, room 406-407. We have hired three Graduate Specialists with different areas of expertise, available during the following hours: Office Hours Narae Lee (SPSS, Qualtrics, NVivo, Stata, MATLAB, surveys, sampling, statistical methods) Monday 3-5 pm Wednesday 2-4 pm Friday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Alex Leslie (R for textual analysis, topic modeling, and geospatial analysis) Monday 1-3pm Tuesday 9-11:30am Thursday 9-11:30am Miranda So (Python, Data Cleaning and Data Analytics) Wednesday 12:30-4:30pm ThursdayRead More →

Digital Humanities Seed Grants: Call for Proposals Deadline: March 1, 2018 Award: up to $2,000 (maximum) Funding/Project Period: 2018-2019   The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) invites proposals for seed grants to support digital humanities projects in research, teaching, and public outreach, in any humanistic or related discipline of the university. Digital Humanities may be defined as the application or study of computing technologies to enhance our understanding of humanistic fields of inquiry. 1 This funding cycle will be for projects conducted during the subsequent 12 months (i.e. April 1, 2018 – March 30, 2019). Rutgers DHI seed grants are designed to foster collaborative projectsRead More →

The Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative recently awarded DH seed grants in support of four scholarly digital projects. Marlene H. Gaynair (PhD student, History), Hudson McFann (PhD student, Geography), Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan (Coordinator of the Internship Program and Instructor of Public History, History), and Mary Rizzo (Associate Director of Digital and Public Humanities Initiatives, American Studies, and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, History) are the principle investigators who will develop these projects and present on their work in 2017-2018. Islands in the North: Black Caribbean Migrants Creating Space and Place in Toronto, 1950s to 1990s This digital project (re)creates the space and place of Black Caribbean/West IndianRead More →