The interactive topic model for the fortieth anniversary edition of Signs, Signs@40: Feminist Scholarship through Four Decades, is now publicly available in RUcore, the Rutgers University Community Repository. Users may download the entire project (topic model data and browser software) or selectively download either the data or the software. Thanks to the project creators, Andrew Goldstone, Susana Galán, C. Laura Lovin, Andrew Mazzaschi, and Lindsey Whitmore, and to Ron Jantz and Kayo Denda of the Rutgers University Libraries, this project is now archived for posterity and downloadable by anyone interested in exploring, reusing or adapting this rich artifact of feminist scholarship. Goldstone, Andrew, Susana Galán, C. Laura Lovin, Andrew Mazzaschi,Read More →

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 →

This past week I had the opportunity to interview Cameron Blevins, a new post-doc here at Rutgers University. Where and what did you study? I’m a California product. I was first an undergraduate at Pomona College, in southern California, and then went to graduate school in the Bay Area, at Stanford. I received a PhD in U.S. History at Stanford, with a focus on the late nineteenth century and the American West. I was also a member of the Stanford digital humanities community – I was a lead researcher at the Spatial History Lab and the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, and was oneRead 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  Read More →

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