Welcome back! This schedule introduces our almost “normal” digital humanities programming for Fall 2022. We include several new workshops as well as a mix of online and hybrid options; pay close attention to the registration form for details about attendance modalities. As before, we use the LibCal reservation system together with the rest of the New Brunswick Libraries Graduate Specialist Program. 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). The workshops will be taught by Francesca Giannetti, Digital Humanities Librarian. More workshops will be added in October. Introduction to Zotero Monday, September 12, 11:00-12:00,Read More →

Download these position descriptions as a PDF. Data Science Graduate Specialist (two positions) Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Specialist Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist Overview The New Brunswick Libraries (NBL) Graduate Specialist Program provides opportunities for Rutgers–New Brunswick graduate students to use and develop their skills in a variety of methodologies while working with the Libraries to deliver consulting, workshops, and training. NBL hires Graduate Specialists to provide support to researchers in topics and methods of growing importance in the scholarly world. Graduate Specialists help the Libraries to expand the range of services offered by bringing advanced skillsets in the latest research methods andRead 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 →

Please join the Digital Humanities initiative for these events in Spring 2022. Also check our calendar for a full schedule including DH workshops offered by the Rutgers Library. Note: please check back for updated information; events may be in-person, remote, or hybrid as pandemic circumstances and university policies dictate. NEH Office of Digital Humanities Virtual Visit Friday, January 28, 12 p.m. (remote) In this virtual workshop, Elizabeth Tran, Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities’s Office of Digital Humanities, will help us better understand which programs at the NEH can support digital humanities projects (and other digital projects), how to write aRead More →