NEH Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Synopsis

NEH Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Synopsis

National Endowment for the Humanities - Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Synopsis:

These NEH grants support national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through these programs, NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities.

The projects may be a single opportunity or offered multiple times to different audiences. Institutes may be as short as a few days and held at multiple locations or as long as six weeks at a single site. For example, training opportunities could be offered before or after regularly occurring scholarly meetings, during the summer months, or during appropriate times of the academic year. The duration of a program should allow for full and thorough treatment of the topic.

The goals of the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program are

  • to bring together humanities scholars and digital technology specialists from different disciplines to share ideas and methods that advance humanities research and teaching through the use of digital technologies;
  • to reflect on, interpret, and analyze new digital media, multimedia, and text-based computing technologies and integrate these into humanities scholarship and teaching;
  • to teach current and future generations of humanities scholars to design, develop, and use digital tools and environments for scholarship; and
  • to devise new and creative uses for technology that offer valuable models that can be applied specifically to research in the humanities and to allow those methodologies and approaches to be shared with humanities scholars and teachers.


Deadline: Mar. 6, 2012


The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:
http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/IATDH.html
Disciplinary Category:
Physical Sciences & Engineering; Arts & Humanities; Curriculum Development; Multidisciplinary.
Award Amount:
Awards normally range from one to three years and from $50,000 to a maximum of $250,000 in outright funds.
Numerical value: $250,000

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