About the opportunity: We are excited to invite applications for the Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative two-week program will bring together scholars from Minority Serving Institutions who seek to advance their research and teaching using digital humanities approaches. We envision these two weeks being…

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About the funding: The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts,…

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About the fellowships: MHLonArchiveSpark Development for the Digital Humanities: Hosted by one of our member institutions in New York, Boston, New Haven, Philadelphia, or San Francisco, the fellow will develop a user-friendly web interface and author supporting workflows to make MHLonArchiveSpark functionality more broadly accessible to researchers and better facilitate: 1) using the MHL’s Advanced Search…

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About the funding: The Frictionless Data Tool Fund, supported by the Sloan Foundation, is providing a number of mini-grants of $5,000 to support individuals or organisations in developing an open tool for reproducible science or research built using the Frictionless Data specifications and software. We welcome submissions of interest from 15th Feb 2019 until 30th…

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About the opportunity: The Newberry Library’s Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography is pleased to announce Material Maps in the Digital Age, a four-week NEH seminar (Monday, June 10 — Saturday, July 6th*) for college and university faculty. The seminar directors, Dr. James Akerman (a geographer and the Newberry’s Curator of Maps) and…

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About the opportunity: ‘Networking Archives’ (https://networkingarchives.org) is a three-year collaborative research project that will merge the early modern correspondence data collected in ‘Early Modern Letters Online’ with metadata from ‘Gale State Papers Online’. The resulting dataset and accompanying infrastructure will allow researchers to interrogate and analyse epistolary metadata to pose new kinds of questions on…

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